Survey of Power Quality Discrete Disturbances in an Educational Institution

  • Subramaniam UmashankarEmail author
  • Vishnu Kalaiselvan Arun Shankar
  • Shanmugam Paramasivam
  • Padmanaban Sanjeevikumar
  • K Anil Kumar
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 436)


There are number of studies based on power quality events, but very few literatures are focused only on the discrete disturbances which also known as events of power quality disturbances. To answer several questions about the discrete disturbances, the power quality survey was conducted at VIT University, India. This survey intended to lay out information related to power quality disturbances mainly focused on swells, dips, transients, rapid voltage changes, voltage interruptions, and other parameters. The result from the survey will give a better knowledge and understanding about the above parameters.


Nonlinear loads Discrete disturbances Swells Dips 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Subramaniam Umashankar
    • 1
    Email author
  • Vishnu Kalaiselvan Arun Shankar
    • 1
  • Shanmugam Paramasivam
    • 2
  • Padmanaban Sanjeevikumar
    • 3
  • K Anil Kumar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Energy and Power ElectronicsVellore Institute of Technology (VIT) UniversityVelloreIndia
  2. 2.Danfoss Industries Private LimitedChennaiIndia
  3. 3.Department of Electrical and Electronics EngineeringUniversity of JohannesburgAuckland Park, JohannesburgSouth Africa

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