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Electrical Technology, Volume 1 by S. P. Bali

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18

Complex Algebra

OBJECTIVES

In this chapter you will learn about:

  • To define a complex number
  • To represent complex numbers
  • To perform mathematical operations on complex numbers (addition subtraction, multiplication and division) both in Cartesian and polar coordinates
  • To represent inductive reactance, capacitive reactance, and impedance in both rectangular and polar notation
  • To convert from rectangular to polar and vice versa: admittance, conductance, and susceptance
  • Impedance and admittance triangles
  • Solution of problems involving complex numbers
Equation

Real and Imaginary Numbers

18.1  INTRODUCTION

Alternating voltage or current is generally ...

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