So I have been trying to figure out the actual advantages that a 3 phase generator has over a 1 phase generator. I have been trying to find a mathimatical proof as to why 3 phase is more efficient. I have looked everywhere and have not been able to find an answer. I know how to prove that 3 phase is better than 1 phase transmission wise, but have not been able to show the internal advantages.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I have tried calculating the internal copper losses in the coils of a three phase and one phase generator, with the same number of coils, and I get the same copper loss for both types of generators.... I am lost.

Can anyone give me mathematical proof that shows the difference in efficiency between a 3 phase and 1 phase generator?

Thanks

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# 3 phase vs 1 phase generator

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