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Looking for some info, on how i would find the current draw of a 2 Hp motor running at 208v 3 phase with a unity power factor and efficenty of 100%. I cant seem to put it together today and cannot get ahold of a TA, basically i need to size wires/fuses in a schematic for this current draw and completly forgot how to do this. I keep getting 862 A which i know is way too high. I know 2 hp = 1492 watts. Can someone please help me with the mathematic breakdown? Would be appreciated.

i think im losing it been a real bad week for me.

I think can use this:

P(watts) = I(Amps) * v(volts)

1492 = I * 208

I = 7.17 A per phase?

Is this correct?

Thanks,

Matt.

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# Homework Help: 3 phase 2hp motor current

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