Reactive Power with Wattmeter

Reactive Power with Wattmeter: We have already seen earlier that the difference between higher reading wattmeter and lower reading wattmeter yields VLIL sin Φ. So, the total reactive power =…

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Reactive Power

Reactive Power and The Power Triangle: We know that the average power dissipated is From the impedance triangle shown in Fig. 6.4 If we substitute Eqs (6.12) and (6.13) in…

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Apparent Power

Apparent Power and Power Factor: Apparent Power - The power factor is useful in determining useful power (true power) transferred to a load. The highest power factor is 1, which…

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Average Power Formula

Average Power Formula: To find the average value of any power function, we have to take a particular time interval from t1 to t2; by integrating the function from t1…

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Instantaneous Power Formula

Instantaneous Power Formula: Instantaneous Power Formula - In a purely resistive circuit, all the energy delivered by the source is dissipated in the form of heat by the resistance. In…

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Power Factor Improvement Methods

Power Factor Improvement Methods: There are many drives which operate at a low power factor. Some of Power Factor Improvement Methods are: An induction motor direct on line. ac-dc diode…

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