reactive load

reactive load

[rē′ak·tiv ′lōd]
(electricity)
A load having inductive or capacitive reactance.
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With regard to reactive power, the regulatory effect of the reactive load voltage is also positive ([partial derivative] [Q.
Because non-linear loads are neither leading nor lagging shifts of the current waveform with respect to the voltage waveform, they cannot be mitigated by application of an opposite displacement reactive load.
If the inverter is fed from rectifier, the capacitor C0 is placed on its input and receives the reactive load energy and decreases possible overvoltages.
A resistive load test will verify that a generator's prime mover is working, but it will not identify how well it will actually perform when exposed to the real reactive load pattern.
If the power system's reactive load is capacitive (leading), the SVC will use reactors (usually in the form of Thyristor- Controlled Reactors) to consume VARs from the system, lowering the system voltage.
The induction motor is the most wide spread contributor to the reactive load in industrial electric power system, its power factor tends to increase with the increase of power rating the power factor, however, decreases with decreasing load condition, and it should be increased during high load for the induction motor it may be improved by connecting a capacitor directly across the motor terminal or alternatetirely by connecting a capacitor to the lines supply the motors.
At the PCC bus, the whole power system can be seen as a power source connected with an active load and a reactive load as shown in Fig.
The new EcoPower machine series (not to be confused with the EcoPower reactive load reduction tool introduced by the company at the last Fakuma) was heralded in June last year when Wittmann Battenfeld outlined its plans to reinvigorate the machine range.
Another concern is that all the calculations made on the electrical side of the design, such as voltage drops and inrush currents, depend on both the resistive and reactive characteristics of the wire, as well as on the reactive load of the models being supplied.
Avtron's products include resistive and reactive load banks, industrial resistors, digital instrumentation systems, digital control systems and motor test systems.
The goal of the work is for unbalanced mode with asymmetric voltage in 3-phase 4-wire to obtain orthogonal 4-component decomposition of the 3-phase current, are classified by symmetry/asymmetry of separate active and reactive load elements separately.
Some of the more advanced meters can report power direction (in cases where the "load" also generates power--such as a home with solar panels installed or motors with regenerative braking), peak load (required for sizing power distribution), reactive load (a form of power factor reporting), line voltage, line current, and even the harmonic content of the loads in some cases (such harmonic content can be generated by DC rectifier power supply loads with capacitor inputs--low cost DC arc welders for home use fit into this category--and DC loads with switching power supplies which are not power factor corrected).

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