Sponsored video: Switchgear or switchboards?
Which electrical option is more appropriate?
Switchgear and switchboard insights
- Distribution boards are frequently specified and the electrical engineer needs to distinguish between the need for switchgear or switchboards.
- Hassan Obeid reviews the confusion between the two, including UL and IEEE designations.
What’s the difference between switchboards and switchgear? In this conversation, learn about distribution boards and their applications. This looks at codes and standards, breakers and trip response, selective coordination, specifications and a host of other details.
This conversation covers:
- Selective coordination
Hassan Obeid is a Senior Global Technical Advisor – Energy Management Solutions at Cummins Power Generation, where he focuses on technical vision, business strategy and solving a wide range of complex problems. Obeid has been with Cummins since 2007 in a variety of roles: power systems design engineering, project engineering and applications engineering. Obeid has designed power systems involving switchgear, controls, paralleling, transfer switches, generator sets, microgrid systems and digital solutions.
Obeid has spoken on many different topics, such as:
Specifying transfer switch controls
What to consider when designing a paralleling power system
Specifying generator set paralleling controls
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