Electrical Formulas Used For Power Consumption Calculations

As part of our goal to help clients Power On, WPP provides useful resources to simplify accurate power-requirements calculation. The following electrical formulas provide information on important conversions.  You may also visit our easy to use power calculators page, by clicking here.

Commercial Building Generator Cat XQ2000 Power Modules

TO DETERMINE:SINGLE-PHASETHREE-PHASEDIRECT CURRENT
KVAI x E
1000
I x E x 1.73
1000
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KilowattsI x E x PF
1000
I x E x 1.73 x PF
1000
I x E
1000
HorsepowerI x E x %EFF x PF
746
I x E x 1.732 x %EFF x PF
746
I x E x %EFF
746
Amperes (when HP is known)HP x 746
E x %EFF x PF
HP x 746
1.73 x E x %EFF x PF
HP x 746
E x %EFF
Amperes (when kW is known)KW x 1000
E x PF
KW x 1000
1.73 x E x PF
KW x 1000
E
Amperes (when KVA is known)KVA x 1000
E
KVA x 1000
1.73 x E
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WPP Team

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