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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Keeping tabs on emerging technology trends: professional development in the face of emerging trends
Keeping tabs on emerging technology trends: professional development in the face of emerging trends

In a consulting-specifying engineer’s career, one’s focus typically is directed at pragmatic... Read More

Weighing in on the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC)
Weighing in on the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC)

We are currently at the start of an eight-month window for open commentary on the change proposals... Read More

Standards lead to modularity
Standards lead to modularity

Standards develop the framework from which design rules emerge.Read More

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

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