Load shedding: is it time to say goodbye?

July 5th, 2018 | Make a comment | Posted in Electrical Safety

Engineer MB lives in Pakistan and sent us an article about load shedding and load scheduling. He was questionning about: “When will we say goodbye to load shedding?” and kindly accepted to share his thoughts with us.

If you want to share your thoughts, debates, review or any other content related to electrical engineering, send us a mail.

Hi everyone :) I live in Pakistan and I have been working as an electrical engineer for years. If you live in Pakistan, then welcome to the land of load shedding!

load shedding

Pakistan is one of the countries facing worst load shedding in peak summers when everything seems to melt due to severe heat waves. Read the rest of this entry »

Electrical equipment: Megger vs Doble

July 2nd, 2018 | 2 Comments | Posted in Others

megaphone-orangeHi everybody, it’s Steven Mill and today we’re going to talk about using a Megger and a Doble in an electrical equipment.

Insulation of an electrical equipment is generally associated with the capacity of the material to withstand a potential difference (voltage) at specific environmental conditions. Depending on the properties of the insulation media (air, oil, SF6, paper) the material is able to withstand a maximum voltage level for which it is designed, such voltage is specified in the nameplate of the equipment.

Read the rest of this entry »

Why AC over DC? (Debate/Essay)

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

ac-dc-debate-essay

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.
Read the rest of this entry »

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.
Read the rest of this entry »

Electrical Solar Installation: safety measurements

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

solar-installation-safety

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!
Read the rest of this entry »

Electrical engineering Community is proudly powered by WordPress
Entries (RSS) and Comments (RSS) and license Creative Commons License