As the electrical work environment becomes more hazardous, the need for arc flash, electrical transient, and electrical shock protection increases. Standards are cited and advice follows for ways to lower risk.
Willy Sansen is an engineering educator known for research, education and industry contributions related to analog integrated circuit design. IEEE honored Sansen with the 2011 Donald O. Pederson Award in Solid-State Circuits.
Boeing celebrated the opening of its new 787 plant in South Carolina, despite an ongoing lawsuit from the National Labor Relations Board about the company's decision not to locate the facility in Washington state.
Many plants continue to consume far more power than is necessary to run their pump systems, simply because there is a lack of awareness of the losses. Recent educational efforts are starting to bring those issues to the forefront.