What is power factor - Definition and Meaning

Power Factor :

The power factor is defined as the ratio of the dynamic power available and the actual amount of power used. Dynamic power is the capacity of the circuit for doing work in a particular time and actual power is the product of the current and voltage of the circuit. It is an indication of efficiency and has values in the range of 0 to 1.

Formula :

Power factor = kW/√ (kW)2 + (kVAr)2
Parallel Resonance Plancks constant

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