Power System Harmonic Analysis

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J. Arrillaga
John Wiley & Sons, Oct 7, 1997 - Technology & Engineering - 369 pages
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Quality of power supply is now a major issue worldwide making harmonic analysis an essential element in power system planning and design. Power System Harmonic Analysis presents novel analytical and modelling tools for the assessment of components and systems, and their interactions at harmonic frequencies. The recent proliferation of power electronic equipment is a significant source of harmonic distortion and the authors present effective techniques to tackle this real engineering problem. Features include:
* Introduction to the main harmonic modelling philosophies
* Analysis of the behaviour of harmonic sources, stressing the interaction of ac/dc converters with the power system
* Information showing the reader how to predict accurately the levels of voltage and current harmonics throughout the power system
* Explanation of the techniques currently used for the prediction of harmonic content and the more advanced algorithms recently developed to determine both characteristic and uncharacteristic harmonic levels
* Description of methods to facilitate accurate assessment of harmonic sources and precise harmonic flow analysis
* Practical guidance on the prediction of unstable conditions and uncharacteristic harmonics
Presenting effective techniques for the analysis and resolution of harmonic interactions, this valuable book will be an asset to engineers and researchers involved in the planning, design and operation of power systems. Power System Harmonic Analysis will also serve as a useful reference for postgraduate students following courses in power systems and power electronics disciplines.

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Fourier Analysis
Transmission Systems
Direct Harmonic Solutions
ACDC Conversion Frequency Domain
Harmonic Instabilities
Machine Nonlinearities Harmonic Domain
ACDC Conversion Harmonic Domain
Iterative Harmonic Analysis
Converter Harmonic Impedances
Efficient Derivation of Impedance Loci
Pulse Position Modulation Analysis
Pulse Duration Modulation Analysis
The Impedance Tensor
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About the author (1997)

Jos Arrillaga is a very experienced author, now an Emeritus Professor from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He has written 10 books, including 5 for Wiley on the topic of electrical power systems, such as "Power System Harmonics, 2nd Edition" (Wiley, 2003), "Computer Modelling of Electrical Power Systems 2nd Edition" (Wiley 2001) and "High Voltage Direct Current Transmission" (IEE, 1998). He has also written over 350 journal and conference papers. During the course of his career he has supervised around 50 PhD and 60 MSc/ME theses, most of them on the subject of high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission, and he has also participated and convened several working groups. In 1997 he was awarded the Uno Lamm medal for outstanding contributions to HVDC transmission and he was in the New Years Honours list as a member of the New Zealand order of Merit.

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