Methods of AC circuit analysis

Methods of AC circuit analysis

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After completing this chapter, you will be able to: understand concepts and characteristics of the impedance and admittance of AC circuits; define the impedance and admittance of resistor R, inductor L and capacitor C; determine the impedance and admittance of series and parallel AC circuits; apply the voltage divider and current divider rules to AC circuits; apply KCL and KVL to AC circuits understand the concepts of instantaneous power, active power, reactive power, apparent power, power triangle and power factor; and apply the mesh analysis, node voltage analysis, superposition theorem and Thevinin's and Norton's theorems, etc. to analyse AC circuits.

Inspec keywords: voltage dividers; power factor; reactive power; analogue circuits; capacitors; inductors; resistors

Other keywords: node voltage analysis; current divider; voltage divider; apparent power; AC circuit analysis; AC circuit impedance; reactive power; Kirchhoff's voltage law; inductor; resistor; power factor; Thevinin's theorem; AC circuit admittance; series AC circuit; Kirchhoff's curent law; instantaneous power; mesh analysis; parallel AC circuit; capacitor; superposition theorem; power triangle; Norton's theorem

Subjects: Other analogue circuits

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