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## Methods of AC circuit analysis

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This chapter outlines: Impedance and admittance; Impedance in series and parallel circuits; Power in AC circuits and Methods of analyzing AC circuits.

Chapter Contents:

• 10.1.1 Impedance
• 10.1.3 Characteristics of the impedance
• 10.1.4 Impedance examples
• 10.1.5 Characteristics of the admittance
• 10.2 Impedance in series and parallel
• 10.2.1 Equivalent impedance
• 10.2.2 The phasor forms of KVL, KCL, VDR, and CDR
• 10.2.3 Equivalent impedance examples
• 10.3 Power in AC circuits
• 10.3.1 Instantaneous power
• 10.3.2 The waveform of instantaneous power
• 10.3.3 Instantaneous power for a resistive component
• 10.3.4 Instantaneous power for inductive/capacitive components
• 10.3.5 Active power (or average power)
• 10.3.6 Active power and φ
• 10.3.7 Reactive power
• 10.3.8 Apparent power
• 10.3.9 Power triangle
• 10.3.10 Impedance angle and phasor power
• 10.3.11 Power in AC circuits
• 10.3.12 Power factor
• 10.3.13 Power factor correction
• 10.3.14 Total power
• 10.3.15 Power factor examples
• 10.4 Methods of analyzing AC circuits
• 10.4.1 Mesh current analysis
• 10.4.2 Mesh current analysis example
• 10.4.3 Node voltage analysis
• 10.4.4 Node voltage analysis example
• 10.4.5 Superposition theorem
• 10.4.6 Thevenin's and Norton's theorems
• 10.4.7 Thevenin's and Norton's theorems — an example
• Summary
• Practice problems

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