Electrical Systems

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
Electrical Systems December 15, 2017

2017 Top Plant: Data-driven pioneers

The Rockwell Automation plant in Twinsburg, Ohio combines its in-house technology, the power of Lean manufacturing and a relentless attention to training and waste reduction.

By Jack Smith, Content Manager, CFE Media
Electrical Systems 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 Systems December 11, 2017

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, December 4-10: 3D robotic welding, IIoT, condition monitoring, and more

Articles about 3D robotic welding, IIoT, condition monitoring, making assets part of the supply chain, and changes to NFPA 70E were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, December 4-10. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media
Electrical Systems December 7, 2017

NFPA 70E: What’s in the 2018 edition?: Your questions answered

Presenter Lanny Floyd answers questions about changes to NFPA 70E that were not addressed during the live webcast.

By Plant Engineering