power factor correction

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  1. student123

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    Mar 5, 2010
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    i need help with this problem:

    An 980 VA, 240v, 50 Hz load has a power factor of 0.77 leading. what kind and value of a parllel element that will correct the load power factor to 0.87??

    i dont know how to start in this problem
    in need some help
     
  2. Ele

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    Mar 6, 2010
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  3. student123

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    Mar 5, 2010
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    thank u
    that was usefull
    but i want to ask :
    if i have leading pf i should use inductive to correct the pf right ?
     
  4. Ele

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