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Glossary

ENtotal harmonic distortion 
(Abbreviation: THD) (Unit: dimensionless, usually expressed as a percentage, %)

ratio of the r.m.s. value of the total harmonic content of a waveform to the r.m.s. value of the basic frequency of the waveform

NOTE See also IEV 551-17-06


TC/SC:82Terms     Info     Publications
Published in:IEC 61836, ed. 2.0 (2007-12) Terms     Info
Reference number:3.4.91

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