Lidija M Korunović, Ivan Anastasijević

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The paper deals with the determination of current harmonic dependencies of some nonlinear load devices on the rms supply voltage. These dependencies are based on the laboratory experiments that include the variations of rms supply voltage in relatively wide ranges. The experiments were performed on some representatives of nonlinear load devices. Both current harmonic amplitudes and their angles are recorded during the voltage changes, and corresponding dependencies on rms voltage are obtained by curve fitting. The results are related to actual devices that are typically used in residential load sector. The obtained dependencies are the indices of potentially significant effects of rms voltage variation on current harmonics in low voltage installations.


load device, voltage variation, current harmonics, power quality, harmonic distortion

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