Power System Harmonics (EE312)


B.Tech (E&E)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)


Harmonic Sources : Power Electronic Converters, Transformers, Rotating Machines, Arc Furnaces, Fluorescent lighting  Harmonic Effects A: Within Power system : Resonances, Rotating machines: Harmonic Torques, Static Power plant, Control systems, Power system protection , Consumer equipment,  Measurements, and on power factor. B: Communication interference: Telephone Circuit susceptiveness, Harmonic weights,  I-T and kV-T products, Shielding. C: Biological Effects.  Power Theory, Single and three phase, non-sinusoidal conditions, Fryez and Budeno’s methods. Complete survey upto date. Power Quality Parameters : Definitions . Standards for Power Quality. Transducers and Data Transmission, Hall Effect Voltage and Current Sensors, Data Transmission medium and methods, Harmonic Mitigation Techniques, Passive Filters : Design of Passive filters, DC side filters and Active Filters : Principles of operation,  Algorithms for Extraction of Harmonic current in the line.


1. J. Arrillaga, Power System Harmonics, IEE Press.
2. G. T. Heydt , Power Quality, Stars in a Circle, 1991.
3. M. G. Say , Alternating Current Machines, ELBS.


Electrical and Electronics Engineering

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Venkatesa Perumal
Associate Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal
Srinivasnagar, Surathkal, Mangalore-575025. Karnataka, India.
Ph : +91-824-2473045
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