Essential indicators of harmonic distortion and measurement principles

From Electrical Installation Guide
HomePower harmonics managementEssential indicators of harmonic distortion and measurement principles

A number of indicators are used to quantify and evaluate the harmonic distortion in current and voltage waveforms, namely:

  • Power factor
  • Crest factor
  • Harmonic spectrum
  • R.m.s. value

These indicators are indispensable in determining any necessary corrective action.

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