Harmonics Monitoring Survey on LED Lamps

Abdelrahman Ahmed Akila, Kamelia Youssef, Ibrahim Yassin


Light Emitting Diode (LED) lamps are being increasingly used in many applications. These LED lamps operate using a driver, which is a switching device. Hence, LED lamps will be a source of harmonics in the power system. These harmonics if not well treated, may cause severe performance and operational problems. In this paper, harmonics (amplitude and phase angles) generated by both LED lamps and conventional fluorescent lamps will be studied practically. Then they will be analyzed and evaluated. Compared to each other harmonics generated by both LED and conventional florescent lamps, self mitigation may occur based on the phase angle of these harmonics. All data will be measured using power analyzer and will be done on a sample of actual lamps.


LED lighting; harmonics; power quality; conventional lighting;

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21622/resd.2017.03.1.039


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Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development

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