Power system harmonics

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Power system harmonics

Power system harmonics are the harmonic contents from the utility frequency. Harmonics are a mathematical way of describing distortion to a voltage or current's waveform. This distortion is produced by non-linear devices connected to the power system.[1] It can cause power quality problems. It increases heating in power equipment.

Harmonics can be eliminated or reduced by using harmonic filter.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Electrical heating". www.snowman.com.au. http://snowman.com.au/electrical. Retrieved 3 May 2016.