Power Factor and Power Factor Correction


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Power Factor and Power Factor Correction
1010607Power Factor and Power Factor Correction
<emphasis role="bold">Power Factor—What Is It and Why Must It Be Corrected?</emphasis> We are all familiar with the concept of power when dealing with DC currents and voltages, where the VI product gives power, or the rate of doing work in watts, directly. However, when dealing with AC conditions the calculation of power is not so straightforward. For AC conditions we are also familiar…
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Abraham Pressman: Switching Power Supply Design, Third Edition. Power Factor and Power Factor Correction, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2009), AccessEngineering Export