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The Buchholz-Goodhue apparent power definition: the practical approach for nonsinusoidal and unbalanced systems

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1 Author(s)
Emanuel, A.E. ; Worcester Polytech. Inst., MA, USA

In unbalanced, nonlinear polyphase power systems, the apparent power can be measured using a definition given by F. Buchholz (1922) and explained by W.M. Goodhue (1933). This apparent power is based on a practical approach that allows the evaluation of power components that affect unbalance, line losses, current distortion and power factors

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Power Delivery, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:13 ,  Issue: 2 )