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Circuits: reactive,active, and power factor

  1. Sep 30, 2012 #1
    I found total impedance to be 14.23 ohms with an angle of 20.15. Found power factor to be .938
    Pretty much stuck at a dead end trying part 2 and 3.
     

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  3. Sep 30, 2012 #2

    gneill

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    [STRIKE]Can you detail your calculation of impedance and power factor? 14.24 Ohms seems a bit small to me.[/STRIKE]
    EDIT: Never mind, my mistake: you have the impedance correct.

    What's the magnitude of the voltage supply, E?
     
  4. Oct 1, 2012 #3
    Supply voltage or current was not given. Just found out we were supposed to assume a 120v with angle 0 supply.
     
  5. Oct 1, 2012 #4

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    Okay, so you known the voltage supplied and you know the impedance. You should be able to find the power delivered.
     
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