Students read about the concept of true power and view examples of how it is dissipated as heat is provided.
Learners read about the concepts of true power, reactive power, and apparent power, and are introduced to the power factor formula. A short quiz completes the activity.
Students read an explanation of power factor in a power distribution and how it can be improved by using a power factor correction capacitor bank. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Learners read an explanation of the concept of apparent power in a power distribution system involving motors, generators, and transformers. A quiz completes this interactive lesson.
Learners examine the function of the analog wattmeter to measure true power, how it is connected in a circuit, and how the internal components develop a measurement. A brief quiz completes the activity.