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The Power Factor in a RLC Circuit Calculator will calculate the:

- The power factor (cos φ) of a RLC circuit

**Calculator Parameter:** The conducting wire of circuit and material the inductor is made from, are both uniform and they have the same thickness everywhere; the source supplies AC current.

The power factor of the circuit is |

Power factor of the circuit calculation |
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cosφ = R/√R^{2} + 2 × π × f_{d} × 1/2 × π × f_{d} × C^{2}cosφ = /√^{2} + 2 × × × 1/2 × × × ^{2}cosφ = /√ + 2 × × × 1/^{2}cosφ = /√ + 2 × × × ^{2}cosφ = /√ + ^{2}cosφ = /√ + cosφ = /√cosφ = /cosφ = |

Power Factor In A Rlc Circuit Calculator Input Values |

Driving frequency of the circuit (f_{d}) Hz [Hertz] |

Resistance of the resistor (R) Ω [Ohm] |

Inductance of the inductor (L) H [Henry] |

Capacitance of the capacitor (C) F [Farad] |

Archimedes constant (π) |

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cosφ = *R**/**√***R**^{2} + 2 × π × f_{d} × *1**/**2 × π × f*_{d} × C^{2}

This formula derives from

cosφ = *R**/**Z* = *R**/**√***R**^{2} + (X_{L} - X_{C} )^{2}

where Z is the impedance of the circuit and XL = 2 · π · fd · L and XC = 1 / (2 · π · fd · C) are the inductive and capacitive reactances respectively.

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