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searley

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if a pure inductor of reactance100ohms is connected across a single phase 230v supply the power dissipated in the circuit will be ?

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Hi 230 Volts divided by 100 ohms = 2.3 Amps 230 Volts multiplide 2.3 Amps =529 Watts is that what you wanted CJS

 

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the answer i got on the sheet is 0w.i can`t work it out at that.unless the answePray sheet is wrong. :|

 

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No it is correct can remember that question bit of a trick question as PURE anything is not possible it is because it is PURE reactance so has NO resistance so produces no power CJS

 

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Concur with the answer that pure reactance isn't possible :)

 
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