Real-Time Monitoring of Harmonic Currents: A Case Study of a Shopping Center

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This paper presents a case study for the design and implementation of real-time harmonic monitoring at the main 3-phase 4-wire distribution system in a shopping center. The implemented monitoring system automatically acquires real-time data from a power-quality measuring instrument over Ethernet connection. The acquired data are subsequently stored in a database and can be retrieved for further processing and analysis. As a result, harmonic currents of all three phases and a neutral can be monitor up to 31st order.

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Dashnor Hoxha, Francisco E. Rivera and Ian McAndrew

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666-670

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P. Nakmahachalasint and S. Buain, "Real-Time Monitoring of Harmonic Currents: A Case Study of a Shopping Center", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 1016, pp. 666-670, 2014

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