Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, July 18-24: NFPA 99, medium-voltage electrical systems, 40 Under 40, more

Articles about NFPA 99, medium-voltage electrical systems, 40 Under 40, putting COPS into context, and designing generator fuel systems are Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, July 18-24. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Ksenia Avrakhova July 25, 2016

Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s Top 5 most read articles online, for Jul. 18-24 covered NFPA 99, medium-voltage electrical systems, 40 Under 40, putting COPS into context, and designing generator fuel systems. Link to each article below.

1. NFPA 99: Electrical changes to the 2015 edition

NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code (2015 edition) covers a broad range of criteria for health care facilities. Electrical engineers need details about the changes to the electrical portion of the code.

2. Designing medium-voltage electrical systems

Engineers should know how nominal system voltages were established, what constitutes a medium-voltage electrical system, and what range of systems are considered appropriate for medium voltage.

3. 40 Under 40

Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine wants to shape the future of young engineers, and will do so by recognizing and encouraging them through mentoring articles in the magazine, young engineer networking events, and the 40 Under 40 program.

4. Putting COPS into context

NFPA 70: National Electrical Code Article 708: Critical Operations Power Systems (COPS) introduced electrical standards for facilities that support critical functions in response to vulnerabilities from natural and human-initiated disasters. However, these standards are less than straightforward and seemingly contradictory with other codes. It’s time to put COPS into context.

5. The nine major steps of designing generator fuel systems

Understand the requirements and challenges to navigate the design of a genset fuel oil system.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on csemag.com, July 18-24, for articles published within the last two months.

Ksenia Avrakhova, production coordinator, CFE Media, kavrakhova@cfemedia.com.