2008 Events:

March 5, 2008: "Short Course: Application Conference for Electrical Specifiers & Consultants"

February 20, 2008: "Power System Harmonics Mitigation for IT, Industrial and Commercial Facilities" by Ben Banerjee, Power Quality Application Engineer, Square D Company

Abstract: This presentation will look into the power system harmonics present in these facilities.

  • Definition of Non-Linear Loads
  • Harmonics Fundamentals
  • Sources & Effects of Harmonics
  • 6-Pulse & 18-Pulse VFD's
  • IEEE 519 Harmonics Standard
  • Various cost-effective mitigation techniques
  • Active Harmonics Mitigation
  • Other application issues