Power Quality Improvements in a Novel 24-Pulse Line Commutated Converter HVDC Transmission System

  • Sabah Ramadhan Mohammed
  • Jiashen Teh
  • Mohamad KamarolEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 547)


The paper reports the investigation of the dynamic operation of novel 24-pulse HVDC transmission system for eliminating the 11th and 13th harmonic currents from spreading out to the AC system and improving power quality. The complete simulation of the 24-pulse HVDC system is performed using the MATLAB/Simulink. Simulation results show that the Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) of AC system in 12-pulse system is 8.51%. Whereas, the THD of AC system in 24-pulse system is 4.49%. The waveforms of AC current have improved without employing 11th and 13th tuned filters at AC systems.


HVDC transmission 24-pulse HVDC converter Power quality 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sabah Ramadhan Mohammed
    • 1
  • Jiashen Teh
    • 1
  • Mohamad Kamarol
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.School of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringUniversiti Sains MalaysiaNibong TebalMalaysia

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