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Glossary

EN active power
P
real power
effective power  
under periodic conditions, mean value, taken over one period T, of the instantaneous power p:



Note 1 to entry:·The coherent SI unit for active power is the watt (W).

TC/SC:82Terms     Info     Publications
Published in:IEC 62257-12-1, ed. 2.0 (2015-10) Terms     Info
Reference number:3.7

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