Lab 3 discussion

Lab 3 discussion - capacitors, which is not surprising...

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Discussion: The efficiency of the motor is affected by how much load is put on the engine. The more load there was on the engine the more efficient the engine was. The most efficient setup was with the capacitors in the circuit. The best power factor correction setup was also with the
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Unformatted text preview: capacitors, which is not surprising because they produced the best efficiency. Some of the consequences of operating at a higher horsepower were that the setup began to heat up and we were operating at lower RPMs. Also it would pull more current and the voltage went up as well....
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