Monthly Archive for: «January, 2015»

Important generator set (genset) rating considerations

A generator set (genset) consists of an engine and a generator and it is best to consider each of them as a system. Individually, each has unique characteristics, but together these qualities have a significant impact… Read more

Jan 30, 2015 | Energy and Power

Important generator set (genset) rating considerations

Miniature Circuit Breakers (MCBs) For Beginners

This technical article focuses on the widely used miniature circuit breakers rated for 240 V or less. These are smaller and lower-rated versions of industrial-grade molded-case circuit breakers rated for 600 V… Read more

Jan 26, 2015 | Electrical Lectures

Sizing a Static UPS System In Data Center

Choosing the power of a static UPS system serving a data center is a decision that involves various elements and which cannot be made before, or independently from, the choice of distribution scheme…. Read more

Jan 23, 2015 | Datacenters

The most common LV/MV motor starting devices

The most common motor starting device is the low voltage motor-starting contactor. A contactor is defined as “a two-state ON-OFF device for repeatedly establishing and interrupting an electric power circuit.” Contactors are designed for… Read more

Jan 14, 2015 | Electric Motor

The Most Common LV/MV Motor Starting Devices (on photo: Allen Bradley contactor)
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