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  1. Jul 17, 2010 #1
    What would be the wattage ratting for a gas/diesel generator to power an electric motor with these specs.

    190A Continuous
    43.7HP Continuous

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  3. Jul 17, 2010 #2


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    Well the maximum electrical output is : 144 x 190 = 27.36 kW

    Assumming 85% efficiency the required input power would be 27.36/0.85 = 32.2 kW

    Which (no surprise) is approximately equal to 43.7 HP as given.
  4. Jul 17, 2010 #3
    thank you
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