Power factors, harmonics, fluctuations, and outages examined.
Defining these systems by scale and function will help us navigate their interrelation and set a basis for how we can apply them.
The Sept. 20, 2018, “Critical power: Arc flash mitigation” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event.
Electrical engineers must consider many factors when designing power-generation systems. Safety, maintainability, efficiency, code compliance, and economics play crucial roles in determining the topology of a power-generation system. Specific requirements for power vary based on building occupancy type, facility use, and critical function.
Learn about important factors related to specifying onsite generation systems, focusing on paralleled generators.
The normal and standby power system at the University of Wyoming’s central energy plant was upgraded.
More than just places to make and store products, industrial, manufacturing, and warehouse facilities are becoming more complex. Electrical and power systems require detailed engineering, and lighting systems are key for all work spaces.
Consulting-Specifying Engineer readers have cast their votes for the 2018 Product of the Year; read about the winners.
The electrical engineer is responsible for designing power distribution systems for buildings. Understanding the full circuit-protection requirements will enable the engineer to design the safest and most reliable electrical distribution systems for buildings.
Health care facilities require circuit protection for electrical systems.