Three-Phase Current - Definition and Generation

Three-phase alternating current is understood to be three alternating currents (or alternating voltages) of the same frequency, which are which are phase shifted to each other by 120°.

 

Three-phase current - definition and generation

Three-phase current - definition and generation

Three-Phase current - Pointer-diagram

Three-Phase current - Pointer-diagram

One of the advantages of a Three-Phase system is that it can supply both single-phase and three-phase loads.