THE LEARNING GOALS FOR THIS CHAPTER ARE:
Know how to calculate instantaneous and average power in ac circuits
Be able to calculate the maximum average power transfer for a load in an ac circuit
Know how to calculate the effective or rms value for a periodic waveform
Know how to calculate real power, reactive power, complex power, and power factor in ac circuits
Understand how to correct the power factor in ac circuits
Understand the importance of safety and the consequences of ignoring it when working with power
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