Power Quality

Power Quality April 29, 2022

Lithium’s narrow paths limit batteries

Rice University study suggests stress among misaligned particles in typical cathodes limits flow.

By Mike Williams
Courtesy: Duke University
Power Quality January 16, 2022

Next-generation batteries propelled by sodium ion enhancements

Duke University researchers have developed insights into the atomistic dynamics of emerging solid-state batteries to speed their evolution and move beyond lithium.

By Ken Kingery
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Power Quality March 18, 2021

Evolving environmental policies will have big impact on power generation industry

Policies and regulations support shift from fossil fuels to clean energy

By Maggie Estrada and Rick Spurlock
Courtesy: Fluke
Power Quality March 10, 2021

How to find your missing power factor

Not addressing power quality issues like low power factor and harmonics can hurt

By Jason Axelson
Courtesy: Control Engineering, CFE Media and Technology, www.controleng.com 
Power Quality June 3, 2020

COVID-19 emergency support for safety circuits, VFDs, vision, PLC power quality, SCADA

System integrators can provide emergency support for automation troubleshooting to shorten or prevent downtime, improve quality and save money as manufacturing restarts or continues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Matt Ruth
Power Quality January 31, 2020

Wearable electronics powered by flexible batteries

Stanford University researchers have developed an experimental device designed to provide a comfortable power source for technologies that bends and flexes with the human body.

By Tom Abate
Power Quality September 17, 2015

2015 Engineering Leader Under 40: Sean Mascarenhas, 33

Senior Engineer, Autopro Automation Consultants Ltd.; Calgary, Alberta; B.Eng. Electrical Engineering, McMaster University

By Amanda Pelliccione, Project Manager and Director of Research
Power Quality November 28, 2012

Make your plant floor time productive

The amount of time spent working the floor and what is accomplished is not always proportional to each other.

By Kimo Oberloh
Power Quality April 20, 2011

AME event: Culture. Empowerment. Creativity – Unleash your innovation ability

Workshop: May 5, 2011; Morton Grove, IL

By Source: Association for Manufacturing Excellence
Power Quality April 12, 2011

Electrocuting a fully engulfed fire

Imagine the scary scenario: Flames halt firefighters trying to rescue a family inside a burning home.