Power Quality

Code 113
Semester Spring
Class Hours - Lab Hours 3 - 0
Lecturers Nikolaos Hatziargyriou, Προυσαλίδης Ιωάννης


Definitions, Dips, short voltage interruption, voltage fluctuations, flickering, voltage swells, voltage spikes and transients, harmonics and inter-harmonics, phase unbalance.
Standards ΕΝ50160, Equipment invulnerability limits, Specifications of Voltage dip measuring devices.
Power Quality improving devices: Shunt and serial compensators, UPS, Voltage regulators, Solid state circuit breakers, Surge Suppressors, Active and Passive filters,etc.
Quality of power provided to consumers, Types of Consumers, Requirements, Deviations from Permissible limits, Reasons and Consequences, Power Supply Reliability, Consumer Reliability Indices, Reliability Cost, Power Quality in Competitive Electric Energy Market, Responsibility of Power Utilities, Damage Compensation to Consumers.