Posts Tagged ‘the ups’

UPS Types and Sizing

August 1st, 2017 | 2 Comments | Posted in Electrical distribution
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Hello eveybody, it’s Yasser and I’m back with a guest post. I have questions for you:

Have you ever been angry for losing some data while working on your PC and a power outage occurs? Have you ever imagined what will happen if some main servers of the internet had power outage?


Experiences in Electrical Power Installations (career story)

January 13th, 2016 | 1 Comment | Posted in Others
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Hi everybody! We’re glad to publish this career story by one of the members of the community, Amos N. Here’s what he’s got to tell after 20 years experience on Electrical installations, maintenance and repairs…

“Electrical engineering professionals have various options when it comes to employment. There are numerous opportunities either as a contractor, consultant, employed either as an electrical installer or maintenance engineer in an industrial setup. Most companies employ electrical or mechanical engineers to head their technical departments. Here, they are required to oversee installation, maintenance and repair of most of the equipment.

Throughout my career in the electrical engineering, I have worked in various capacities, in the industry, as an installer and as an independent contractor. All these jobs have their advantages as well as challenges. When professionals follow good practices and standards, most things will work out well as specified by the manufactures and as expected. However, there are instances where some people use short-cuts and do substandard jobs such as using substandard, unreliable parts, loose connections, incorrect wiring, etc.

Effects of installing a breaker

Figure 1: Effects of installing a breaker which fitted the panel physically but was not approved by the manufacturer to be installed in that panel. Image: merchantcircle


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