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## How do you calculate the full load current of a motor?

**The motor FLA calculator uses the following formulas:**

- Single Phase AC Motor FLA (Amperes) = (P [kW] × 1000) / (V × cos ϕ)
- Single Phase AC Motor FLA (Amperes) = (P [HP] × 746) / (V × cos ϕ × η)
- Three Phase AC Motor FLA (Amperes) = (P [kW] × 1000) / (V × 1.732 × cos ϕ)

## What is load on motor?

Most likely your operation’s motors account for a large part of your monthly electric bill. … Part-load is a term **used to describe the actual load served by the motor** as compared to the rated full-load capability of the motor. Motor part-loads may be estimated through using input power, amperage, or speed measurements.

## What is the full load current of a motor?

A full load current is **the largest current that a motor or other device is designed to carry under particular conditions**. The starters shall be suitably rated to continuously carry the full load current of the motor and also accept the starting current surges without tripping.

## How do you calculate maximum torque of a motor?

Calculate torque (T) using the formula **T = 5,252 x horsepower/rpm**. The results are measured in pound-feet. For example, if you have a 40-horsepower motor designed to operate at a peak of 1,200 rpm, the formula would be T = (5,252 x 40)/1200 = 175.07 lb. -feet.

## How do you calculate the mechanical load of a motor?

In our example input electrical power of the motor is 0.22 A x 6 V = 1.32 W, output mechanical power is 1000 rpm x 2 x 3.14 x 0.00126 N•m /60 = 0.132 W. Motor torque changes with the speed. At no load you have maximum speed and zero torque. Load adds mechanical resistance.

## What is the full load current of a 2.2 kW motor?

Single Phase Motors

MOTOR RATING | HP | APPROX. F.L.C. AT LINE VOLTAGE |
---|---|---|

0.75 kW | 1 | 15 |

1.1 kW | 1.5 | 21 |

1.5 kW | 2 | 26 |

2.2 kW | 3 |
37 |

## How do you calculate motor current from kW?

Single Phase AC – kW to amps

For any single-phase AC circuit, Current, I = 1000 x kW / (Vac x P.F.) Therefore, amps can be calculated from AC – kW by **dividing kW by the product of the RMS value of applied AC voltage and power factor and multiplying it by 1000**.

## How do you calculate peak load current?

Once we know the peak voltage ( V_{o} ) and the resistance (R) in the circuit we can calculate the peak current ( I_{o} ) using the **equation V=IR**. As the p.d. and current are varying continuously in an AC signal we need to represent an average value for p.d. and current.