# parrallel rlc circuits power factor correction

Last Updated on 08/11/2021 by Sophia

Complete the attached circuit calculations for RLC circuits and Power factor calculations. All work must be shown and saved in a word document. Follow instructions provided in attached document.

**Parallel RLC Circuit**

- Consider the parallel RLC Circuit :

- Analyze the RLC circuit to determine the following (include both polar and complex forms where applicable):
- Z
_{eq} - I
_{T} - I
_{R1} - I
_{L1} - Real Power (Watt)
- Reactive Power (VAR)
- Apparent Power (VA)
- Power Factor

- Z

Submit all calculations in a.docx, or an equivalent word processing file extension. Must show all work.

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**Power Factor Correction**

- Consider the circuit below. Analyze the circuit to determine the following (include both polar and complex forms where applicable):

- Z
_{eq} - I
_{T} - I
_{R1} - I
_{L1} - Real Power (Watt)
- Reactive Power (VAR)
- Apparent Power (VA)
- Power Factor
- Based upon the power factor, determine the value of the capacitors needed in each case to bring the power factor to the following values. Be sure to show your calculations.

Power Factor = 0.85

Power Factor = 0.95

Power Factor = 1.00

**Include all calculations in a word processing document.docx, or an equivalent word processing file extension.**

Fundamental Properties of AC Circuits/Lab

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- Consider the parallel inductive reactive circuit below. Calculate the following: (Express all answers in magnitude/phase angle form)
- Zeq
- I
_{T} - X
_{L2} - X
_{L1} - I
_{R1} - I
_{R2} - I
_{L1} - I
_{L2}

**Parallel Inductive Circuit:**

- Consider the series RC circuit below:
- Assume C1 is completely discharged with S1 in the position shown.

- Assume C1 is completely discharged with S1 in the position shown.