AC Power

Learning objectives

  • Describe the trigonometric functions for right triangles
  • Identify the differences between real, apparent, and reactive power
  • Describe power factor
  • Explain power factor correction
  • Describe power in a purely resistive AC circuit
  • Describe power in a capacitive or inductive circuit
  • Apply power value calculation

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to calculate for unknown values in a power triangle and calculate power factor.

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