distortion factor

ratio of the r.m.s. value of the harmonic content to the r.m.s. value of the fundamental term

Note 1: The harmonic content is obtained e.g. by subtracting from a non-sinusoidal alternating quantity its fundamental term.

Note 2: The distortion factor is usually expressed as a percentage. It is equivalent to THD, total harmonic distortion

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Reinhard Günther

Reinhard Günther

more than 30 years experience in energy metering

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