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This paper focuses on the low-computation harmonic-analysis procedure with sufficient suppression of spectral leakage and picket-fence effect. The interpolated FFT algorithm based on the minimized sidelobe window is considered, and its calculate procedure and formulas are given, which is free of solving high-order equations. The implementation of the proposed algorithm in the digital-signal-processor (DSP) based three-phase harmonic ammeter is also introduced. The proposed algorithm has the major advantages that the calculate formulas for harmonic parameters can be easily implemented by hardware multipliers, making the method a good choice for real-time applications. The simulation and application results validate the accuracy and efficiency of the proposed algorithm.
Date of Publication: Sept. 2011