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American Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. 2015, 3(3), 83-87
DOI: 10.12691/ajeee-3-3-4
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Harmonic Aggregation Techniques: Methods to Compensate for Interaction Effects

Mohammad Mahdi Share Pasand1,

1Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Standard Research Institute- SRI, Alborz, Iran

Pub. Date: August 05, 2015

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Mohammad Mahdi Share Pasand. Harmonic Aggregation Techniques: Methods to Compensate for Interaction Effects. American Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. 2015; 3(3):83-87. doi: 10.12691/ajeee-3-3-4


The interaction effect in aggregation of harmonic currents is investigated. Several approaches including IEC 61000-3-6 recommended method are utilized and compared. A simple practical method is proposed to account for/compensate interaction effect. The proposed technique is computationally simple and does not require the knowledge of current harmonics in each branch. A rectifier is considered and simulated as an example to show the interaction effect and performance of the proposed method.

electromagnetic compatibility harmonic distortion harmonic aggregation power quality current harmonics interaction effect

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