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Testing of UPS devices

The purpose of electrical testing on systems and their components is two-fold. The first is to check the installation of the equipment and perform component and systems tests to ensure… Read more

May 15, 2011 | Energy and Power

Testing of UPS devices

Magnifying transmitter – Nikola Tesla

The Colorado Springs lab possessed the largest Tesla Coil ever built, known as the “Magnifying Transmitter”. This was not identical to the classic Tesla Coil. According to accounts, Tesla managed… Read more

May 11, 2011 | Energy and Power

Magnifying transmitter - Nikola Tesla

Lighting quality, how to achieve?

Achieving the required illuminance level does not necessarily ensure good lighting quality. The quality as well as the quantity of illuminance is important to produce a comfortable, productive, aesthetically pleasing… Read more

May 06, 2011 | Lighting

Lighting quality, how to achieve?

General considerations when choosing power cable

Thousands of cable types are used throughout the world. They are found in applications ranging from fibre-optic links for data and telecommunication purposes through to EHV underground power transmission at… Read more

May 04, 2011 | Cables

General considerations when choosing power cable

Can I Go Off-Grid With Hybrid Systems?

Hybrid wind energy systems can provide reliable off-grid power for homes, farms or even entire communities (a co-housing project, for example) that are far from the nearest utility lines. According… Read more

May 03, 2011 | Wind Power

Can I Go Off-Grid With Hybrid Systems

Where to put transformer?

With electric wires being strung at the tops of poles to keep them out of the reach of the general public, it is obvious that transformers would be hung on… Read more

May 02, 2011 | Transformers

Overhead pole transformer

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