Power Factor Correction Using PIC Microcontroller

Provided by: International Journal of Engineering and Innovative Technology (IJEIT)
Topic: Hardware
Format: PDF
In recent years, the power quality of the AC system has become great concern due to the rapidly increased numbers of electronic equipment, power electronics and high voltage power system. Most of the commercial and industrial installation in the country has large electrical loads which are severally inductive in nature causing lagging power factor which gives heavy penalties to consumer by electricity board. This situation is taken care by PFC. Power Factor Correction (PFC) is the capacity of absorbing the reactive power produced by a load.

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