BIM for power control system

Emerson Network Power’s ASCO Power Control Systems has added building information modeling (BIM) capability and can monitor and protect multiple-genset power systems.

09/26/2013


Emerson Network Power’s ASCO Power Control Systems has added building information modeling (BIM) capability and can monitor and protect multiple-genset power systems. Courtesy: Emerson Network PowerEmerson Network Power’s ASCO Power Control Systems has added building information modeling (BIM) capability that can reduce the time typically required for installation and approvals, and avoid expensive rework. The BIM capability is available with all ASCO Power Control System lineups, which start, synchronize, parallel, monitor, and protect multiple-genset power systems. A lineup comprises a master control section and one or more single- or dual-generator sections. They are built to order and fit to order. The 3-D digital model represents each section in a lineup for a customer's project. The model shows height, width, and depth dimensions; clearance zones; locations and directional swing of doors; circuit breaker placement; and cable-entry cutouts. The information helps consulting engineers ensure adequate thermal spacing between the lineup and other equipment, clearance and placement for lifting devices for circuit breakers, and proper conduit routing.

Emerson Network Power

www.emersonnetwork.com



No comments
Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
Combined heat and power; Assessing replacement of electrical systems; Energy codes and lighting; Salary Survey; Fan efficiency
Commissioning lighting control systems; 2016 Commissioning Giants; Design high-efficiency hot water systems for hospitals; Evaluating condensation and condensate
Solving HVAC challenges; Thermal comfort criteria; Liquid-immersion cooling; Specifying VRF systems; 2016 Product of the Year winners
Driving motor efficiency; Preventing Arc Flash in mission critical facilities; Integrating alternative power and existing electrical systems
Putting COPS into context; Designing medium-voltage electrical systems; Planning and designing resilient, efficient data centers; The nine steps of designing generator fuel systems
Designing generator systems; Using online commissioning tools; Selective coordination best practices
As brand protection manager for Eaton’s Electrical Sector, Tom Grace oversees counterfeit awareness...
Amara Rozgus is chief editor and content manager of Consulting-Specifier Engineer magazine.
IEEE power industry experts bring their combined experience in the electrical power industry...
Michael Heinsdorf, P.E., LEED AP, CDT is an Engineering Specification Writer at ARCOM MasterSpec.
click me