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German term or phrase:cos phi
English translation:power factor
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17:16 May 28, 2002
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Tech/Engineering / Motors
German term or phrase: cos phi
stated as 0.87 cos phi on a document for the curves for a motor rating.
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cos phi
Explanation:
stays the same
The term Cos phi is often replaced with 'pf' power factor and a very common value for commercial power is 0.8. KVA's are often used to inflate the output of
generators and UPS's.
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Johanna Timm, PhD
Canada
Local time: 09:26
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Thank you. The response was very quick and helpful.
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cos phi


Explanation:
stays the same
The term Cos phi is often replaced with 'pf' power factor and a very common value for commercial power is 0.8. KVA's are often used to inflate the output of
generators and UPS's.

Johanna Timm, PhD
Canada
Local time: 09:26
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 7274
Grading comment
Thank you. The response was very quick and helpful.
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