Capacitor bank switching (back to basics)

July 10th, 2017 | Make a comment | Posted in Electrical distribution
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Last week, an electrical engineer with 14 years of experience in oil and gas, energy, mining and teaching sent us this back to basics type of article on Capacitor bank switching. Say hi to Carlos!

We thank him dearly for participating in the blog and if you too want to help us keeping this blog alive, send us your propositions of articles by
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Circuit protection devices: Fuses, Limiters, Breakers

July 10th, 2017 | Make a comment | Posted in Electrical distribution
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megaphone1Milan is one of the members of the Electrical Engineering Community blog. Today he wants to tell you about circuit protection devices… Key word: PROTECTION. Read his essay below to know all about this topic.

Hi everybody, so what we can do to make our electrical circuit safe?
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Requirements for a good grounding system (400 kV power line)

July 6th, 2017 | Make a comment | Posted in Power quality
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megaphone-yellowMile is one of the community members. He’s a young electrical engineer from Macedonia who likes to share is experience.

Let’s read his essay on grounding systems, based on what he’s experienced in his recent career.

And if you want to share your experience as a young electrical engineer, do not hesitate to contact us.

It is very well known, that in case of short circuit in the power system, the current that appears on the place of the short circuit, is directly transferred to the earth.

The value of the current, which flows through the power lines and in the grounding system itself, and the short circuit time, depend of the type of the grounding of the neutral point of the network and the characteristics of the relay protection system.
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Raceways in internal installations

July 3rd, 2017 | Make a comment | Posted in Panel Building
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megaphone-darkblueRaceways are one of the most common electrical components in electrical installations as they provide a safe route for the cables and wires.

You can find raceways in your home inside walls, in the office where you work and many other places. So let’s start by defining what raceways are.

Let your fellow electrical engineer Yasser tell you more about raceways in internal installations…
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Lightning Protection

June 27th, 2017 | Make a comment | Posted in Electrical Safety
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Hi again, this is Jesús Pérez Díaz, as always it’s a pleasure to write in this blog. This article is about Lightning protection, enjoy and comment it.

image: cdc.gov

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