IAEI Magazine Although fuses were the first OCPDs to be widely used in homes and commercial buildings, circuit breakers have also had a rich history of protecting electrical installations and are very common today. This article covers the basics of panelboards, switchboards, and switchgear, which are the three main options for organizing, housing, and utilizing the OCPDs. For simplicity, only breakers will be referenced here in discussing OCPDs.
Control Design I'm creating many designs for industrial control systems small to large, most with small to midsize PLCs that control machines and equipment. Can you point me to national and international standards that I should be using and other resources to get the design right. I want to ensure I get the wiring, panel layouts and integration done in an industry standard way.
Control Engineering Safety is more than following best practices: It’s about creating the right mindset within the workforce and among individuals to make the world safer. See five stages of post incident behavior-based (PIBB) discussion and five techniques to improve process safety.
Electrical Contractor To understand the purpose of ground-detection equipment installed for ungrounded systems, it is best to have a fundamental understanding of ungrounded system performance and the rules that apply to them.
Electrical Engineering Portal When we talk about the power system, there are dozen of essential terms and definitions. One of the most important is for sure that any AC power system begins with a generating source. Electric generators are devices that convert energy from a mechanical form into an electrical form. This process, known as electromechanical energy conversion, involves magnetic fields that act as an intermediate medium.
TechXplore A startup energy company in New Zealand believes it can power the world with a wireless electric transmission system that can bring power to hard-to-reach areas and do so at lower cost than with traditional power lines.
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PHOTOVOLTAIC ONLINE TRAINING
This interactive online solar PV training for code officials and PV installers has five video modules that review the basics of how to make PV inspections efficient and effective for various system types and that gives installers good insights to help jobs meet code.
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