power factor

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  1. sify87

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    I want to know if "Power Factor" is applicable in DC circuits?If applicable then hoe it is calculated?
     
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  3. logicman112

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    In stable sinusoidal LTI ciruits, power factor is defined, cosine(θv-θi).θv-θi is the phase difference between voltage and current and it is zero in DC case. DC itself is a special case of sinusoidal state with ω=0.
     
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