Why AC over DC? (Debate/Essay)

June 19th, 2018 | Make a comment | Posted in Power quality

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War of Currents?!! Does it mean something to you? This is the name of a battle took place between Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison. We all know those great inventors, but let’s talk briefly about each of them.

Then I, Yasser one of the member of the Electrical Engineering Community Blog, will tell you why I’d place AC over DC. Please comment so that I can know more about what you think about it.
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Transformer differential protection

June 14th, 2018 | Make a comment | Posted in Electrical Safety

transformer differential protection

Introduction

Transformer differential protection is a protection scheme based on current comparison, it is usually employed to protect two-sided components such as the transformer windings from internal short-circuit currents.
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Electrical Solar Installation: safety measurements

June 7th, 2018 | Make a comment | Posted in Electrical Safety

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Safety First! That’s what Engineer MB wants to tell you today with this article about Electrical Solar Installation. Solar is one of Engineer MB’s favorite topics. So he gladly accepted to write content for our community and let us publish it in our blog.

If you want to participate in too, pelase send us a mail ASAP :) For now, read the article below!
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How can you select the proper busbar?

June 4th, 2018 | Make a comment | Posted in Power quality

Before getting into details regarding the selection of busbars many questions should be answered first. What’s busbar? What’s the difference between busbar and feeder? Where is busbar used? What are the advantages and disadvantage of using busbars?

Let your fellow electrical engineer Yasser tell you more about it :)

Copper busbars in a distribution panel

Figure.1 Copper busbars in a distribution panel | image: dpfabs.co.uk

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Power Transmission Systems at Medium and Low Voltage Levels (Overview)

May 21st, 2018 | 2 Comments | Posted in Electrical distribution

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New article sent by one of our beloved visitors and member Yasser. This time, he chose to share an overview of Power Transmission Systems at MV and LV levels

If you too want to share writings with everybody, please send us a mail.

Introduction

Electrical power passes by many stages before it reaches our homes. The power generated at the utility can’t be directly to consumers due to many technical aspects such as:
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