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The Do’s and Don’ts of Writing an Electrical Load List

March 16th, 2017 | 3 Comments | Posted in Others
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Among the list of Electrical Design documents, Electrical load list is primarily the most important document. The load list, also known as the load schedule, is defined as a document that calculates an approximation of active, reactive and apparent power of instantaneous electrical loads that are being used in a project [1].
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Daylight Saving Time would be finished soon

February 6th, 2017 | Make a comment | Posted in Others
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Read this short essay by one of the electrical engineer following this blog. Will Daylight Saving Time (DST) be finished soon? Here is his oopinion on the subject. You too tell us what you think in the comment area below.

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Many people believe that with new improvement in low energy light producing (LEDs), the Daylight Saving Time (DST) would not be applied soon and would become an old-fashioned thing.

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Electrical project engineer positions (career story)

January 23rd, 2017 | 4 Comments | Posted in Others

Hi everyone! It is a pleasure to write you. I am Jesús Pérez Díaz, born and raised in Venezuela. I am an Electrical Engineer and I work as a Project Engineer in the Oil&Gas industry (mainly).

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In this article I want to tell you how my experience has been and what you will expect being in a similar position.

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How to handle a difficult contractor?

December 12th, 2016 | Make a comment | Posted in Others
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senior-electrical-engineeerIn every Electrical & Mechanical Projects or in EPC contractor projects sometimes we meet a difficult contractor which maybe can delay your project or even cost you money.

Here, one of our members will give some tips about how to handle a difficult contractor in case you meet them (hopefully not). Don’t forget you can send us this type of article too! Just send a mail.
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Should I replace my electrical system?

November 14th, 2016 | 1 Comment | Posted in Others
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Last time, Pablo, a member of our community did a comparison between old and new electrical installations. This time he will analyze what are the most common problems encountered in electrical installations and how to solve them in order to get a better installation.

Enjoy and you too send us articles by mail if you want to be published on the blog!

Among the most common problems, you can find:

Circuit breaker that triggers very often

There are several causes; poor design of the electrical system that causes the circuit demand is greater than the capacity of the breakers, also the end of the useful life of the interrupter. Likewise corrosion, dust, animals can cause hot spots and thus the trip; serious problems of earth leakage currents and other causes.

Circuit breaker that triggers

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