need help with calculating complex power

Discussion in 'Homework Help' started by nwu, May 3, 2013.

  1. nwu

    Thread Starter New Member

    May 3, 2013
    Two loads are connected in parallel. The voltage over the loads is 380 V (rms) The first load absorbs an average power of 10 kW at a lagging power factor of 0.7, while the second load absorbs 30 kVA at a leading power factor of 0.5.
    (a) What is the complex power of the two loads combined?
  2. WBahn


    Mar 31, 2012
    Now that you have found the proper forum, you need to follow the proper rules. Specifically, since this is NOT the Homework Done For You forum, you need to post YOUR best efforts to solve YOUR homework problem. This serves as a springboard for us to then help you move from where you are stuck to a solution.
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