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Electrical Systems

Electrical Systems April 27, 2018

Trade organization announces annual conference

The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) Annual Convention and Exposition from June 24 - 26, 2018 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, Wisc. is focused on the theme "Connect 2 Quality."

By Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA)
Events and Awards April 17, 2018

Plant Engineering 2017 Product of the Year Winners

The 2017 award recipients represent the best in innovation

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, Plant Engineering
Electrical Systems April 13, 2018

Power Distribution: Your questions answered

Webcast presenters Ben Langstraat and Sam Fopma from Interstates answered additional questions about topics such as natural gas as a fuel source, battery back-up systems, and variable frequency drives (VFDs).

By Ben Langstraat and Sam Fopma, Interstates
Electrical Systems April 4, 2018

Arc Flash Analysis—Know the Issues: Your questions answered

Webcast presenter Tommy Northcott, PE, CRL, CMRP answered additional questions about topics such as NFPA 70, changes made to the 2018 version, and arc flash best practices.

By Tommy Northcott, PE, CRL, CMRP, Jacobs
Electrical Systems April 3, 2018

Sags, swells, and voltage deviation effects for troubleshooting motors

NEMA states speed and torque performance—as well as motor life—may be negatively affected by voltage variations.

By Nicole Dyess, Motors@work
Electrical Systems March 26, 2018

Total harmonic distortion effects on motors

Prior to the advent of the transistor, electrical loads were linear: their consumption of current resembled voltage’s sine wave.

By Nicole Dyess, Motors@Work
Electrical Systems March 22, 2018

Knowledge is power management when it comes to standards

Differing IEC, ANSI requirements can impact compliance.

By Sherry Rollins, Schneider Electric
Electrical Systems February 7, 2018

Narrowing the field for surge protection

SPD technology offers flexible solutions for process applications.

By Jack Coghlan, Phoenix Contact USA
Electrical Systems January 2, 2018

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, Dec. 25-31

Articles about the 2018 System Integrator Giants, Top stories of 2017, smart maintenance systems, the 2017 Top Plant, and robot system implementation were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, December 25-31. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media
Electrical Systems December 18, 2017

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, December 11-17: 2018 System Integrator Giants, robot implementation, 2017 Top Plant, and more

Articles about 2018 System Integrator Giants, robot implementation, 2017 Top Plant, smart maintenance systems, and changes to NFPA 70E were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, December 11-17. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media