Electrical Systems

Electrical, Power February 11, 2019

Pick the right wiring for the right application

Plugs, connectors have different uses in different environments.

By Jeff Seabury
Electrical, Power May 17, 2018

NERC PRC-025: 2019 compliance starts now

Six steps to meet the new Generator Relay Loadability Standard.

By Steve Nollette, Vertiv Electrical Reliability Services
Electrical, Power 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)
Electrical, Power 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, Power 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, Power December 13, 2017

The evolution of power monitoring and maintenance

IIoT and Big Data have changed the power monitoring and preventive maintenance landscapes.

By Arthur Mulligan, Eaton
Electrical, Power November 10, 2017

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, November 6-12: Why electric motors overheat, finding the perfect maintenance balance, 2017 Product of the Year finalists, and more

Articles about why electric motors overheat, finding the perfect maintenance balance, 2017 Product of the Year Finalists, spare parts management, and why ‘Five Whys’ may be incomplete were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, November 6-12. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media
Electrical, Power November 3, 2017

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, October 30-November 5: IoT for predictive maintenance, preventive maintenance shortcomings, spare parts management best practices, and more

Articles about IoT for predictive maintenance, preventive maintenance shortcomings, spare parts management best practices, why “Five Whys” may not be enough, and managing compressed air efficiency were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, October 30-November 5. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media
Electrical, Power September 21, 2017

Power panels: a flexible, modular approach

With lower total cost of ownership (TCO) and faster installation, power panels are entering into a new era of platforms.

By Jason Newby, GE Energy Connections
Electrical, Power September 14, 2017

2017 Engineering Leader Under 40: Tyler Budde, 27

Engineering Associate, Advanced Technology Services, Peoria, Ill.

By CFE Media