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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

What is Power Factor?

Power Factor may be defined as:
The power factor is equal to the real or true power (P) in watts (W) divided by the apparent power (S) in volt-ampere (VA).

PF = cos φ = P/S
(PF =kW/KVA)
PF is the power factor.
φ   is the apprent power phase angle.

The power factor can get values in the range from 0 to 1

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