Showing posts with label Electrical. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Electrical. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Earthing Practice and Power Quality

"Earth leakage currents arise mainly from the EMC filters built into electronic equipment with switched mode power supplies. Standards limit the leakage current from non-fixed equipment (i.e. equipment that plugs into a standard socket outlet) to less than 3.5 mA. When a lot of electronic equipment is in use, the total leakage current in the protective conductor can become significant."

Earthing Practice by Trevor Charlton
  • Methods of Earthing
  • Earth Conductors
  • Electrical interference
  • Lightning Protection

Earthing Practice and Power Quality

Power Quality and Utilisation Guide

The PQ E-library is a collection of electronic technical reference documents covering introduction, costs, harmonics, resilience, voltage disturbances, earthing, energy efficiency and renewables/distributed generation. See also - Power Quality

Copper Development Association
  • Educational Resources
  • Computers cannot work without copper
  • Electricity in buildings
Copper Development Association Website for information on Copper and Copper Alloys

Copper Development Association - Resource Library

Copper Development Association provides a range of resources in support of the correct and efficient use of copper and copper alloys for major applications.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Surge Protection and Lightning Arrestors

Supplementary to EMI/RFI/EMC Immunity of an Equipment. Many Installations are subject to Highly Disruptive Electrical Environment not just EMI. Depending on the budget and the situation a solution has to be found. Sometimes a CVT or an Isolation Transformer can do a lot of good. Converting all Energy inputs to battery energy and having a Isolated Synthetic Sine Supply may be an expensive but good solution. Either way the devices that face the harsh environment have to be over rated along with these protections.

Siemens Residential Surge Protection

Abstract-This study examines the design and construction of AC Electronics load surge protection in order to carry electric surge load arisen from faults in low voltage electricity system (single phase/220V) by using the principle of electronics load clamping voltage during induction period so that electric voltage could go through to safe load and continue to work. The qualification of the designed device could prevent both transient over voltage and voltage swell.

Design of AC Electronics Load Surge Protection - World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology - WASET

See a product from the MTL Instruments Group. They have a Comprehensive range of surge protection devices offering solutions for all mains power, process control, network and communications, telecom, wireless and RF systems.

ZoneMaster Series

The ZoneMaster Series is available in units with either a 200 or 170kA surge handling capability. ZoneMaster is engineered to protect the most critical electronic systems, suppressing surges at the main service panel.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

MPower Solutions - Battery Management

Custom Battery Packs, Battery Management Systems, Batteries 101, Battery Technology Encyclopaedia and Tutorial. Chargers & Charging, Battery Management and Cell Chemistries.

MPower Solutions - Battery Management

The site contains a comprehensive knowledge base about battery technology, battery applications, chargers and ancillary equipment.

MPower is an independent service company providing specialist design and manufacturing services to meet the portable power requirements of the European electronics industry.

MPower Solutions -Engineering and Manufacturing

Fuel cells have been around longer than most batteries - the principle of the fuel cell was discovered in 1839 by Sir William Grove. They generate electricity from the reaction of hydrogen with oxygen to form water in a process which is the reverse of electrolysis.

Battery and Energy Technologies

The fuel cell relies on a basic oxidation/reduction reaction, as with a battery, but the reaction takes place on the fuel rather than the electrodes. The fuel cell produces electricity as long as the cell receives a supply of fuel and can dispose of the oxidized old fuel .

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Thursday, May 07, 2009

NEMA - National Electrical Manufacturers Association

NEMA - National Electrical Manufacturers Association

NEMA, created in the fall of 1926 by the merger of the Electric Power Club and the Associated Manufacturers of Electrical Supplies, provides a forum for the standardization of electrical equipment, enabling consumers to select from a range of safe, effective, and compatible electrical products.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

GE Industrial Systems - Design Resources

Design Resources
Information for electrical engineers when designing or specifying GE equipment.

Publication Library
Technical documentation, time current curves, CSI Specifications.

GE Industrial Systems

Programs available that provide analytical tools, advanced power quality analysis, monitor energy consumption, and manage loads.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Kilowatt Classroom Electrical Training

The Industrial Electricians Notebook - Free online electrical books selection that features interesting and timely subjects: electrical theory, electrical reference information, electrical equipment and maintenance data, industrial electronics, and electrical safety regulations.

Kilowatt Classroom Electrical Training

"The harnessing of electrical power to lighten mankind’s work-load is only a little over a century old. During my own career, I have witnessed many changes in equipment, work methods, industry organization, and company philosophies."

Kilowatt Classroom Electrical Training

"All electrical systems are composed of the same basic equipment. Experience has shown it is most economical to generate power in large bulks, transmit it at very high voltage to minimize line losses, and transform it to low voltages for safe feeding to individual customers in small quantities."

The Electrician’s Notebook - Kilowatt Classroom, LLC - Elwood V. Gilliland

Monday, August 13, 2007

Silicon Sams Technology Resource

Silicon Sam's Technology Resource

Samuel M. Goldwasser's latest and most fabulous "Notes on the Troubleshooting and Repair of..." series of comprehensive repair guides for consumer electronic equipment and other household devices. Detailed diagnostic and repair procedures are provided for: small electrical appliances, audio equipment, TVs, VCRs, CD players, computer monitors, microwave ovens, even lawn mowers - and much much more!

Sam's Laser FAQ has a great deal of information on a variety of laser and optics related topics including a comprehensive treatment of diode, helium-neon, argon/krypton ion, and CO2 lasers as well as amateur laser construction including numerous examples of truly home-built lasers. Much of this is not available anywhere else either on-line or in print!