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How to measure apparent power of an AC circuit

Hi,

 

I would like to know if there is any way of measuring apparent power using NI Multisim (11.0). I am aware that the formula is S = Vrms X Irms and that it is possible to measure it using single frequency analysis (using the expression V / I), but is there any specialized instrument for measuring it?

 

Thanks in advance.

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Accepted by topic author Amith23
09-20-2017 10:50 AM

Re: How to measure apparent power of an AC circuit

I think that the only possible way is using the analysis, There is also a wattmeter

 

http://zone.ni.com/reference/en-XX/help/375482B-01/multisim/wattmeter/#wp1277378

 

But I dont think it would work for the apparent power

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