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Use of Series and Shunt Capacitors in Transmission Lines

Let’s first understand the effect of power factor on the power system. The power factor of an AC electric power system is defined to be; Power factor = π‘Ÿπ‘’π‘Žπ‘™ π‘π‘œπ‘€π‘’π‘Ÿ / π‘Žπ‘π‘π‘Žπ‘Ÿπ‘’π‘›π‘‘ π‘π‘œπ‘€π‘’π‘Ÿ Real power is the capacity of the circuit for performing work in a particular time. Apparent power is the product of the… Read More »