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Electromagnetic Disturbances in Power Systems and Customer Homes

Authored by: Akihiro Ametani , Naoto Nagaoka , Yoshihiro Baba , Teruo Ohno , Koichi Yamabuki

Power System Transients

Print publication date:  November  2016
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9781498782371
eBook ISBN: 9781315366791
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Since the mid-1980s, a number of analog control circuits have been replaced by digital control circuits in power stations and substations in Japan. This is the case for any industrial product, such as automobiles and home appliances, due to the advancement of digital circuit technologies. However, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) environments are becoming a significant problem for digital circuits, which are sensitive to high-frequency electromagnetic waves such as switching surges (SS) and lightning surges (LS).

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