Posts Tagged ‘active power’

1/8 – Electrical equipment: power harmonics, power factor

October 26th, 2009 | 9 Comments | Posted in Energy Efficiency - kvar, Power quality
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Re active energy and harmonics explain with a car

Re active energy and power harmonics explained with a car

How to understand harmonics & re active energy

Are you a driver? I am sure yes, therefore you will understand power harmonics right away

Imagine a straight road, flat, a perfectly smooth surface, a constant speed. Your car works well, consumes as little as possible, and can run indefinitely.
It’s like an electrical grid with a constant power without harmonics.


How to illustrate “Re active Power” ?

June 22nd, 2009 | 34 Comments | Posted in Energy Efficiency - kvar
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testing active power ?

In an electrical circuit, the active power P is the real power transmitted to loads such as motors, lamps, heaters, computers … The electrical active power is transformed into mechanical power, heat or light.

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