International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology, Vol. 1 (2011) No. 5, pages: 476-480, Proceeding of the International Conference on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology (ICASEIT 2011), Bangi, Malaysia, 14-15 January 2011, DOI:10.18517/ijaseit.1.5.97

Investigation of Power Factor on Harmonic Effect due to Types of Voltage Source

C.B. Risnidar, Ismail Daut, M.I. Yussof, Eddy Warman, . Masykur, S. Hasan, I. Nisja


This paper discussed about power factor on harmonic effect due to types of voltage source. Usually, the voltage source is sinusoidal. But in actual condition the load that has voltage sources through the elements where the output voltage of element as input to load is not pure sinusoidal, for example at Power of Common Coupling (PCC) between transformer and linear load and nonlinear load. The research has been done with Schhafner Power Quality Analyzer and was focused to power factor (p.f.), Total Harmonic Distortion (THD), and harmonic energy losses cost from measurement where load is Induction motor and Adjustable Speed Drive (ASD). As voltage source in this research are sine wave, square wave and combinations of 3rd, 5th and 7th harmonic order like harmonic 313, and harmonic 357.


type of voltage source; power factor; energy losses cost; harmonic

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