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Methods of AC circuit analysis

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 Impedance and admittance
  • 10.1.1 Impedance
  • 10.1.2 Admittance
  • 10.1.3 Characteristics of the impedance
  • 10.1.4 Impedance examples
  • 10.1.5 Characteristics of the admittance
  • 10.1.6 Admittance examples
  • 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

Inspec keywords: electric impedance; electric admittance; power electronics; network analysis

Other keywords: parallel circuits; AC circuits power; impedance; series circuits; AC circuit analysis; admittance

Subjects: General circuit analysis and synthesis methods; Power electronics, supply and supervisory circuits

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