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Power Quality

Harmonics Analysis and Real Measurements Data

Edited by Gregorio Romero

Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain


Nowadays, the increasing use of power electronics equipment origins important distortions. The perfect AC power systems are a pure sinusoidal wave, both voltage and current, but the ever-increasing existence of non-linear loads modify the characteristics of voltage and current from the ideal sinusoidal wave. This deviation from the ideal wave is reflected by the harmonics and, although its effects vary depending on the type of load, it affects the efficiency of an electrical system and can cause considerable damage to the systems and infrastructures. Ensuring optimal power quality after a good design and devices means productivity, efficiency, competitiveness and profitability. Nevertheless, nobody can assure the optimal power quality when there is a good design if the correct testing and working process from the obtained data is not properly assured at every instant; this entails processing the real data correctly. In this book the reader will be introduced to the harmonics analysis from the real measurement data and to the study of different industrial environments and electronic devices.

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Power QualityHarmonics Analysis and Real Measurements DataEdited by Gregorio Romero

Published: November 23rd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/699

ISBN: 978-953-307-335-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4395-6

Copyright year: 2011

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54546 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

14 Web of Science Citations

15 Dimensions Citations


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1. Electric Power Systems Harmonics - Identification and Measurements

By Soliman Abdelhady Soliman and Ahmad Mohammad Alkandari


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2. On the Reliability of Real Measurement Data for Assessing Power Quality Disturbances

By Alexandre Brandao Nassif


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3. Voltage Harmonics Measuring Issues in Medium Voltage Systems

By Jarosław Łuszcz


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4. Study of LCC Resonant Transistor DC / DC Converter with Capacitive Output Filter

By Nikolay Bankov, Aleksandar Vuchev and Georgi Terziyski


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5. Thermal Analysis of Power Semiconductor Converters

By Adrian Plesca


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6. Improve Power Quality with High Power UPQC

By Qing Fu, Guilong Ma and Shuhua Chen


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7. Characterization of Harmonic Resonances in the Presence of the Steinmetz Circuit in Power Systems

By Luis Sainz, Eduardo Caro and Sara Riera


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8. Stochastic Analysis of the Effect of Using Harmonic Generators in Power Systems

By Mohsen Abbas Pour Seyyedi and Amir Hossein Jahanikia


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9. Harmonics Effect in Industrial and University Environments

By M.H. Shwehdi


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10. Power Quality Problems Generated by Line Frequency Coreless Induction Furnaces

By Angela Iagăr


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11. Harmonic Distortion in Renewable Energy Systems: Capacitive Couplings

By Miguel García-Gracia, Nabil El Halabi, Adrián Alonso and M.Paz Comech


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