Capacitance calculation

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Old 10-14-16, 11:11 PM
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Capacitance calculation

Hello, I'm new here. I'm working on a project to run a three phase motor on single phase. So far the research I have done has taught me that by setting up the motor in delta and adding a capacitor to one of the windings to alter its phase. What I'm having a hard time finding is the formula to calculate how much capacitance is need to for a start capacitor and for a run capacitor. Any guidance on where to look would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.
 
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Old 10-15-16, 05:19 AM
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It will depend on motor size, and motor load.

Here is a good video Part 1:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UcDM3hm0XM

Part 2:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43eAEeyTbs8

Part 3:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFPId8fgZV0
 
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