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Supplying power for electric fire pumps
Supplying power for electric fire pumps

Power is a key element in ensuring a fire pump works in an emergency situation. This article touches on relevant fire codes and offers best practices to illustrate proper design of power for fire pumps.Read More

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Criteria for selecting arc flash protection techniques, Part 1
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Engineers must be aware of the causes of arc flash incidents and relevant safety standards before determining the best arc flash mitigation method for a particular facility.Read More

Generator ratings and the implications for data centers
Generator ratings and the implications for data centers

Understanding how generator ratings are determined is quite simple, but there is a long list of variables to consider. This reviews the fundamentals of generator ratings and a recent industry... Read More

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Integrating power monitoring systems
Integrating power monitoring systems

After determining the power load profile of a commercial building, engineers need to ensure the system is monitored and integrated with the building's other engineered systems. Here a group of... Read More

Selecting energy-efficient transformers
Selecting energy-efficient transformers

Engineers should know the design concepts for selecting and sizing transformers to help achieve energy efficiency.Read More

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WEBCAST: How will you meet new code requirements for arc reduction?
Arc flash incidents occur all too often and impact many lives; the remnants of the event may last forever. To address the problem in the industry we turn to codes and standards. NEC 240.87 is an important leap in arc flash safety for the electrical industry. Eaton will clarify and dissect the new standards including options you should consider.

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Software and manufacturing trends highlighted at IEEE conference
Software and manufacturing trends highlighted at IEEE conference

One engineer reflects on his experience at IEEE's PES Transmission & Distribution Conference (IEEE... Read More

Microgrids: Consulting-specifying engineers must be ready
Microgrids: Consulting-specifying engineers must be ready

Microgrids appear poised for a wide adoption. As a result, consulting-specifying engineers should... Read More

Smart Grid standards for interoperability, interconnection, integration
Smart Grid standards for interoperability, interconnection, integration

Joining disparate power, IT, and communications systems in developing the Smart Grid.Read More

Interconnection, interoperability for integration in the Smart Grid
Interconnection, interoperability for integration in the Smart Grid

The relationship between interconnection and interoperability in the Smart Grid is often a source... Read More

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