What power? How can calculate Kva or
Try to use the following formulas
- HP = Horsepower
- kW = Kilo Watts
- kVA = Kilo
- I = Ampere
- V = Volts
- PF = Power Factor
- GE = Gruppo Elettrogeno
What size genset is needed to start a 3 phase electric motor
Direct on Line (DOL) start
||kVA del GE|
Generator Size to Start Motors
Instructions: You only need to fill in the columns
coloured in blue.
* Please NOTE the above calculations are an estimate only because
other factors such as site conditions, motor efficiencies and iron
losses are not taken into consideration.
Fill in the HP of the motor(s) in their
starting squence, select the start method (Direct On Line or Star
Delta) and press Evaluate. The required generator size will then be
displayed at the bottom.