Tips from Senior Electrical Engineers

In the Electrical Engineering Community Blog, we are luckly to have articles by Senior members who are willing to publish writings, debates, essays and career stories in the blog.

They have from 10 to 20 years of experience and this month we want to put few of their articles in the spotlight.

Let's focus on 3 articles by 3 senior members. We're sure you can learn from their wiseness and advices.

1. Electrical engineers: be a fundamentalist!

2. Dealing with Electrical Power Installations

3. Deadly mistakes when working with switchgear

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This month let us introduce you one of our community members: Charles

  • An employee on a consulting company developing a project for a solar PV system installation on the rooftop of a new building.
  • From Venezuela.
  • Solar PV designs, power systems planning, operation and transmission line design and operation and electricity markets are the topics that draws his interest the most.
  • In his opinion, the Electrical Engineering Community lacks research contents and events that promote new advances in different technologies.
  • Visits the Electrical Engineering blog a lot, wherever he can. Thinks that the community full of knowledge and nice people willing to help and share information as well.

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    Industrial Electrical Safety (back to basics)

    Generally safety means protection from risks and dangerous situations physically, mentally, socially or financially. So, Industrial Safety is related to safety concerns in industrial environment.

    It is not limited to safety of humans but also includes safety of the plant, industrial assets and environment.

    What's your impressions on this article?

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

    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.

    Electrical systems have different topologies in order to achieve some goals and stick to some standards to provide power quality, reliability, efficiency and safety for users and the equipment too.

    Do you have more remarks to add after reading this essay?

    Faulty System: how to catch the Elusive Criminal?

    An engineer is always a bit of a detective when he or she is trouble-shooting a faulty system. Different faults can have different levels of complexity. How difficult is a fault to trace?

    Of course, that depends on the qualification and expertise of the engineer who is trying to diagnose and repair, and the nature of the fault.

    What do you think of the list of the tips on how to detect a faulty system?


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