General Reference – Power Quality Assessment Procedure

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: General Reference – Power Quality Assessment Procedure, Document ID: PQS0608, Date: July 1, 2006. Abstract: Power quality is a frequently used term that means different things to different people. Common power quality problems include all of the issues that arise from the incompatibility between a utility’s power andContinue reading “General Reference – Power Quality Assessment Procedure”

Power Quality and Electrical Arc Furnaces

Published by Horia Andrei1, Costin Cepisca2 and Sorin Grigorescu21Valahia University of Targoviste, 2Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania 1.Introduction The chapter covers general issues related to power quality in Electric Arc Furnaces. The use of electric arc furnaces (EAF) for steelmaking has grown dramatically in the last decade. Of the steel made today 36% is producedContinue reading “Power Quality and Electrical Arc Furnaces”

General Reference Common Power Quality Problems and Solutions

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: General Reference Common Power Quality Problems and Solutions, Document ID: PQS0315, Date: July 18, 2003. Abstract: Power quality is a frequently used term that means different things to different people. Common power quality problems include all of the issues that arise from the incompatibility between a utility’s powerContinue reading “General Reference Common Power Quality Problems and Solutions”

Why is Good Power Quality Necessary?

Published by Merus Power Plc., October 13, 2016 Power quality is commonly defined as the power grid’s ability to supply a clean and stable power flow as a constantly available power supply. The power flow should have a pure sinusoidal wave form and it should remain within specified voltage and frequency tolerances. Why is goodContinue reading “Why is Good Power Quality Necessary?”

General Reference – Power Quality Glossary

Published by Electrotek Concepts, Inc., PQSoft Case Study: General Reference – Power Quality Glossary, Document ID: PQS0305, Date: January 27, 2003. Abstract: The document provides a glossary of terms related to power quality analysis and measurements. POWER QUALITY GLOSSARY Glossary Active Filter:A power electronics-based device configured with controls to provide cancellation of harmonic current components createdContinue reading “General Reference – Power Quality Glossary”

What is your PQ IQ?

Affinity Energy – Infographic: Understanding the Impacts of Power Quality. Understanding power quality issues $15 billion is the annual cost of power quality issues. $130,000 are the potential costs for downtime in lost revenue for facilities. For mission critical facilities, that translates to $14,000 to $6.5 million every hour. It takes 17 hours for plants toContinue reading “What is your PQ IQ?”

Rules, Indices and Approach for Assessment and Improvement of Power Quality

Published by Antonio Ardito, Stefano Malgarotti, Angelo Schiappacasse,1 1 This paper was developed within the activity Ricerca di Sistema DM 26/01/2000. Authors are with CESI spa, via Rubattino 54, 20134 Milano (MI), Italy, (e-mail: malgarotti@cesi.it, tel. +39-02 2125-5517) ABSTRACT Power Quality is of concern in both open market and in vertically integrated environment, since theContinue reading “Rules, Indices and Approach for Assessment and Improvement of Power Quality”

Survey on Voltage Improvement

Published by Raghawendra Sharan Mishra, Student, Department of Instrumentation & Control, Maharana Pratap College of Technology, Gwalior, India. Mr. Prasant Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Maharana Pratap College of Technology, Gwalior, India. IJSRD – International Journal for Scientific Research & Development | Vol. 5, Issue 09, 2017 | ISSN (online): 2321-0613 Abstract PowerContinue reading “Survey on Voltage Improvement”

The Seven Types of Power Problems

Published by Joseph Seymour, Schneider Electric – Data Center Science Center White Paper 18 Rev 1. Executive Summary Many of the mysteries of equipment failure, downtime, software and data corruption, are the result of a problematic supply of power. There is also a common problem with describing power problems in a standard way. This whiteContinue reading “The Seven Types of Power Problems”