Wednesday, December 11, 2013
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When to use computer-based power analysis tools
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With the vast amount of power analysis design tools available today, electrical engineers can be overwhelmed when choosing the right tool to use. Learning these tools and knowing when to use them can help an engineer be more efficient with his or her time and results.Read More

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Understanding emission requirements for standby gensets
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Engineers should know the current emission regulatory requirements to ensure their designs comply.Read More

Rex Hospital gets a power system upgrade
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The upgrade increased the system’s emergency power generating capacity, boosted its fuel storage capacity, and added a SCADA system.Read More

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Case study: Data center retrofit
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Any time the reliability demand is high and the data center has to work around pre-existing building constraints, there are significant design challenges. However, creative engineering can turn just... Read More

Commissioning, testing gensets using resistive/reactive load banks
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Consulting engineers can help their clients by conveying to them the importance of including reactive load bank testing during commissioning and periodically during normal operations.Read More

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The role of standards development in grid modernization
The role of standards development in grid modernization

Standards development is playing a big part in the ongoing rollout of the Smart Grid.Read More

What decreased R&D funding means for the Smart Grid
What decreased R&D funding means for the Smart Grid

With industries focused on efficiency, and governments emphasizing austerity, where will the... Read More

National electrical safety code to be opened for comment
National electrical safety code to be opened for comment

A pre-print of the 2017 national electrical safety code (NESC) will open for comment 100 years... Read More

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

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