I have attached a picture of a parallel RLC circuit that I am trying to calculate the Power Factor.

Branch 1 is a Resistor of 10 Ohms

Branch 2 is an Inductor of .02H & has 4 Ohms DC resistance.

Branch 3 is a 6 0hm Resistor with a 200uF Capacitor in Series.

I have calculated the Branch Impedances, Inductive Reactance, Capacitive Reactance, Currents etc & also the Apparent Power kVA.

I am trying to work out how to get the Power Factor of this circuit.

PF = True Power/ Apparent Power P/S =?

I am not sure how to Find the True Power?

I have looked at different formula's but none of them seem to work for my pea sized brain, can someone help me out with this, I thought that the equation for Apparent power was for True power but obviously not?.

Cheers.

Branch 1 is a Resistor of 10 Ohms

Branch 2 is an Inductor of .02H & has 4 Ohms DC resistance.

Branch 3 is a 6 0hm Resistor with a 200uF Capacitor in Series.

I have calculated the Branch Impedances, Inductive Reactance, Capacitive Reactance, Currents etc & also the Apparent Power kVA.

I am trying to work out how to get the Power Factor of this circuit.

PF = True Power/ Apparent Power P/S =?

I am not sure how to Find the True Power?

I have looked at different formula's but none of them seem to work for my pea sized brain, can someone help me out with this, I thought that the equation for Apparent power was for True power but obviously not?.

Cheers.

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