PHYS345 Electricity and Electronics

Quiz 5: Power Factor Correction

Motor and power factor correction

a) When the capacitor is absent, what is the current through the source?

b) What is the voltage across the motor?

c) What is the complex power of the motor?

d) What capacitance should be added to correct the power factor at the motor?

e) What is the current through the source after that capacitance is added?

Last updated October 5, 1999.
Copyright George Watson, Univ. of Delaware, 1999.