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English translation: harmonics interference

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French term or phrase:taux d'harmoniques global
English translation:harmonics interference
Entered by: JLC
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10:12 Apr 20, 2001
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Tech/Engineering
French term or phrase: taux d'harmoniques global
taux d'harmoniques global inférieur ou égal à 3%.
Parrot
Spain
Local time: 00:39
total harmonic distortion less than or equal to 3%
Explanation:
taux d'harmoniques can mean either:
- harmonic factor
- harmonic distortion
or
- harmonic ratio.

In this context, "total harmonic distortion" fits best.

See below links for examples:

http://www.canoe.ca/IndieBands/band1225.html
http://www.vibrationresearch.com/thd.htm
http://www.kulichki.com/cddisk/thd/thd.htm
http://www.purebits.com/appnote8.html
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JLC
Local time: 23:39
Grading comment
Given the context, between the two of you I've put "harmonics interference".
2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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naoverall level of harmonics less than or equal to 3%
Tony M
natotal harmonic distortion less than or equal to 3%
JLC


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43 mins
total harmonic distortion less than or equal to 3%


Explanation:
taux d'harmoniques can mean either:
- harmonic factor
- harmonic distortion
or
- harmonic ratio.

In this context, "total harmonic distortion" fits best.

See below links for examples:

http://www.canoe.ca/IndieBands/band1225.html
http://www.vibrationresearch.com/thd.htm
http://www.kulichki.com/cddisk/thd/thd.htm
http://www.purebits.com/appnote8.html


    Reference: http://www.granddictionnaire.com/_fs_global_01.htm
JLC
Local time: 23:39
PRO pts in pair: 60
Grading comment
Given the context, between the two of you I've put "harmonics interference".
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3 hrs
overall level of harmonics less than or equal to 3%


Explanation:
'Total harmonic distortion...' is fine if this is, for example and audio amplifier; but in other contexts, a slightly wider meaning might be more appropriate


    20 years in electronics
Tony M
France
Local time: 00:39
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 14157
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