in a three phase motor connections why it is called wye or star connections and delta conn.?

3 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    when you draw a transformer wired in delta on a piece of paper it makes a triangle which is the like a delta symbol, and the same with star when its drawn out i looks like a star

    Source(s): electrician
  • 1 decade ago

    Three phase y connection is with a neutral so it's 4 wire and three phase delta has no neutral so it's 3 wire. As far as motor is concerned there is no difference.

  • guru
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Why is it called...

    Because this is what the schematic looks like, that all

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