4th Technical Seminar by IEEE PES, Karachi Chapter

IEEE PES Chapter Karachi organized a technical Seminar which is the fourth activity of the year 2023. The title of the Seminar was “Importance of Power Quality ”. The seminar was held at DHA Sunset Club on 14th July 2023.

Following the recitation of the Holy Quran, Chairman IEEE PES Mr. Ishtiaq ul Haq welcome the participants and shared that IEEE PES is regularly conducting its activities intending to disseminate technical, relevant, and advanced knowledge on products and matters concerned with the engineering community.

The speaker, Engr. Tahir Saleem has decades of experience in Electrical Design, Safety, Maintenance, Testing and Electrical Industry. He is currently serving as a CEO of United Enginering Services which provides consultancy services to Oil and Gas, Refinery and Industrial Sector

In the session, Engr. Tahir Saleem explained the importance of power quality, effect of harmonics and the solutions to minimize those harmonics.

Engr. Tahir Saleem explained compatibility level of THD for different Electromagnetic enviroments.  He explained how can we select the filters depending upon applications. With his real life experiences in industries, he explained how harmful these harmonics could be, for both, electrical system and electrical/electronic equipments.

Some of the important questions addressed in the presentation were,

  • What is the ideal power quality?
  • What is the difference between Linear and Non Linear Loads?
  • What are different types of filters?
  • And many more…

Engr. Ishtiaque ul Haque Chairman PES thanked to Engr. Tahir Saleem for his time & efforts, He encourage students and young professional to join IEEE & PES society to get maximum benefit of enormouns knowledge available on the platform.