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Power system and its installation utility suffer from harmonic pollution due to the nature of non-linear load applications. The most reliable and significant approach, in order to contribute to minimize the harmonic pollution, is to treat each type of load autonomously. Therefore, this paper is investigating all types of power components for a filter circuit which is designed and used to reduce the harmonic amplitudes of the ac supply currents of a three phase six pulse controlled converter. The simulation results show that the filter circuit is active and reliable in the rectification and inversion modes, where dc machine is used as a load or prime mover in order to fulfill both rectification and inversion modes. The suggested method compared with the conventional type shows that a considerable improvements in effective power factor, minimizing harmonics and power distortion. Also different approaches have been presented for all types of power components.
Date of Conference: 27-30 June 2010