## Inductive and Capacitive Reactance | Definition & Formula

Basically, there are three types of elements that may be found in ac circuits. These may be classified … Read More

## Power Factor Correction using Capacitor Bank

The power factor of a load, defined as the ratio of true power to apparent power, plays a … Read More

## Apparent, Active and Reactive Power

This section covers basic concepts about apparent, active (real) and reactive power which is important ingredients in the … Read More

## Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

The article explains the Maximum Power Transfer Theorem, which states that maximum power output is achieved when the … Read More

## Nodal Analysis or Node voltage Method

Nodal analysis or Node voltage method uses node voltages as circuit variables in order to analyze the circuit. … Read More

## Mesh Current Analysis | Mesh Analysis

The mesh is a closed path which does not contain any other closed path within it. This section … Read More

## Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)

In order to present Kirchhoff’s voltage law, we must introduce the concept of a “loop”. [stextbox id=’info’ caption=’Loop’]Starting … Read More

## Kirchhoff’s Current law (KCL)

For a given circuit, a connection of two or more elements is called a NODE. The particular circuit … Read More

## RC Series Circuit Analysis | RC Time Constant

In the case of a resistive-capacitive (RC) series circuit, when the supply is first switched on the charging … Read More

## Resistors in Series and Parallel

Learning Outcomes Calculate the total resistance of different resistor combinations i.e., series, parallel, and series-parallel. Show how resistors … Read More

## Capacitors in Series and Capacitors in Parallel

A capacitor is a passive device which stores energy in an electric field and opposes the change in … Read More

## RL Series Circuit Analysis

When a resistive-inductive (RL) series circuit has its supply voltage switched on, the inductance produces an initial maximum … Read More