PHYS345 Electricity and Electronics

Concept: Thinking with Phasors

ac RZC series

The power factor in this series circuit is less than ideal.
Increasing the capacitance is found to improve the power factor.
Is the impedance in the box inductive or capacitive?


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Last updated Oct. 5, 1998.
Copyright George Watson, Univ. of Delaware, 1998.