Electrical Systems

Courtesy: Weidmueller Interface GmbH & Co. KG
Electrical Systems July 29, 2022

How to optimize control cabinet construction

Automated and digitized processes that support cabinet manufacturers by providing simplicity, speed and reliability generate benefits and concrete added value.

By Weidmüller
Electrical Systems April 15, 2022

Edgar talks design tech for cabling

The video podcast show, Let’s Talk Cabling!, recently invited an ESD expert to discuss the benefits of 3D modeling for designing cable installation projects.

By Mike Edgar
creating 2D electron optics or valleytronics devices. Courtesy of: Henry Yu
Electrical Systems March 31, 2022

Graphene on textured surface allows for 2D electron optics

Rice University scientists put forth the idea that graphene on a gently textured surface turns it into “pseudo-electromagnetic” devices.

By Mike Williams
Cyberattack vectors in the connectivity landscape.
Electrical Systems March 28, 2022

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles March 21-27, 2022

Articles about electric vehicles, luminaire benefits, safety in explosive environments, motor management and propane forklifts were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from March 21-27, 2022. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Henderson Engineers
Electrical Systems March 10, 2022

Establishing the case for building electrification

Building electrification presents a tangible strategy within the consulting-specifying industry to reduce and eliminate long-term operational CO2 emissions.

By Brian Alessi
Courtesy: Pjotrs Žguns, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Electrical Systems March 10, 2022

Stabilizing interfaces in solid-state batteries

MIT researchers have developed a method for stabilizing the interfaces in solid-state lithium-ion batteries opens new possibilities.

By David L. Chandler
Cyberattack vectors in the connectivity landscape.
Electrical Systems March 1, 2022

Considering electric vehicle charging risks

Electric vehicle (EV) charging risk involves potential damage to EV batteries, compromised EV life safety systems, charger malfunction and more.

By Resiliant
Courtesy: Cornell University
Electrical Systems February 11, 2022

Electrostatic engineering gets the lead out for faster batteries

A Cornell-led research collaboration discovered an approach for making a lead-free antiferroelectric that performs as well as its toxic relatives.

By David Nutt
Courtesy: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Electrical Systems January 19, 2022

Reasserting U.S. leadership in microelectronics, semiconductors

MIT researchers lay out a strategy for how universities can help the U.S. regain its former status as a major power in semiconductor and microchip production.

By Adam Zewe
Courtesy: Cressall Resistors
Electrical Systems December 11, 2021

Powering the shift to electric mines

How resistors can facilitate safe, efficient underground mining.

By Simone Bruckner