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Power System Harmonics

Course content
Learning outcomes
Who should attend
Course timings
Course fees
Upcoming courses

Course Content

Modern complex electrical loads like electronic motor control, rectifier plant, Information Technology Equipment etc, produce considerable harmonics with probable consequential system damage. This course details the causes, effects and mitigation.

  • Harmonic Fundamentals: 
  • Single & three phase harmonic fundamentals, current & voltage distortion, 
  • Power factor, four-wire systems, harmonic calculations 
  • Harmonic Sources 
  • AC/DC & AC/AC Convertors, including switched mode power supplies, Non-linear equipment, etc.
  • Harmonic Effects 
  • Instant & continuous distortions, flicker, machine vibration & noise.
  • Harmonic Mitigation 
  • Power System design, Power transformer design & Compensation Devices, Factor K and K-Factor transformers

Learning Outcomes

Overall appreciation of harmonic problems, design mitigation and harmonic calculations

Who Should Attend 

The above course is suitable for Building Services Engineers, Consultants, Engineers, Developers, Architects, Building Energy Managers, and Facility Maintenance Managers

Course Timings

Registration is open from 09.30 
Start Time: 10:00
Latest finish: 17:00



Members Rate: £336 (£280 ex VAT)

Standard Rate: £372 (£310 ex VAT)


Upcoming courses

25th May -  Power Systems Harmonics - London - A1611

27th September -  Power Systems Harmonics - London - A1645

In-house training at your site

Training multiple staff at once is the most cost effective way to develop staff for organisations. All our courses can be delivered at your site (min 6 staff) at discounted rates. These In-House courses are only available in the UK and Europe. For an In-house quote please email; 
Name of course, approximate number of staff and your site address 


To contact the CIBSE Training Team with a query please

Email: or call: +44 (0)20 8772 3637