POWER FACTOR

Chapter 11 POWER FACTOR

Lessons In Electric Circuits Volume II – AC Book
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Lessons In Electric Circuits Volume II – AC Book

  • Chapter 11POWER FACTORContents 350,11.1 350,Power 350,in 350,resistive 350,and 350,reactive 350,AC 350,circuits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 341 355,11.2 355,True, 355,Reactive, 355,and 355,Apparent 355,power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 346 358,11.3 358,Calculating 358,power 358,factor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 349 363,11.4 363,Practical 363,power 363,factor 363,correction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 354 366,11.5 366,Contributors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35711.1Power in resistive and reactive AC circuitsConsider a circuit for a single-phase AC power system, where a 120 volt, 60 Hz AC voltage sourceis delivering power to a resistive load: (Figure 350,11.1)120 V60 HzR60 ΩFigure 11.1: Ac source drives a purely resistive load.341