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3 phase power question

by Davecbwfc
Tags: 3 phase power, alternator
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Apr7-12, 10:10 PM
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This is my first post on this forum and my electronics education has a long way to go so please forgive me if this is a dumb question.

I've been learning about 3 phase power lately and I have been wondering if an experiment I want to do is worth it.

Anyway, I want to rewind a 3 phase power generator (alternator) so each phase is a higher voltage output then the last. My goal is to create a kind of step charging effect across a capacitor. I can't really think of any reason why I could do this but please give me your thoughts.

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Apr8-12, 09:02 AM
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Hi Davecbwfc!

At best you would get only 3 increasing steps, then it would be back to the lowest again.

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