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Monthly Archive for: «April, 2014»

Industrial Automation

Purpose and Working Principle of Inductive Sensors

Inductive sensors use currents induced by magnetic fields to detect nearby metal objects. The inductive sensor uses a coil (an inductor) to generate a high frequency magnetic field as shown… Read more

Apr 28, 2014 | By Edvard

Purpose and Working Principle of Inductive Sensors
Transmission and Distribution

How Best to Spend $450 Billion on Power Grid

Today’s power grid is suffering from a backlog in capital investment. While electrical power demand surged over recent years, electrical industry restructuring left utilities in a state of suspended animation…. Read more

Apr 23, 2014 | By Edvard

Transmission and Distribution

5 technologies to boost efficiency in the T&D system

One example of efficiency measures aimed primarily at the utilities that operate the T&D system is an initiative underway at the US Department of Energy to implement new efficiency standards… Read more

Apr 18, 2014 | By Edvard

5 technologies to boost efficiency in the T&D system
Transmission and Distribution

3 awesome HVDC projects in Australia you should know about

Modern HVDC systems combines the good experience of the old installations with recently developed technologies and materials. The result is a very competitive, flexible and efficient way of transmitting electrical… Read more

Apr 16, 2014 | By Edvard

3 awesome HVDC projects in Australia you should know about
Energy and Power

8 steps to begin basic circuit design

What do we need to know? Clearly, plunging into calculations of cable size is of little value unless the type of cable and its method of installation is known. This,… Read more

Apr 11, 2014 | By Edvard

8 steps to begin basic circuit design
Testing and Commissioning

Inspection and Test procedures for Instrument Transformers

Visual and Mechanical Inspection Electrical Tests: Electrical Tests – Current Transformers Electrical Tests – Voltage Transformers Electrical Tests – Coupling-Capacitor Voltage Transformers Electrical Tests – High-Accuracy Instrument Transformers (Reserved) Test… Read more

Apr 04, 2014 | By Edvard

Inspection and Test procedures for Instrument Transformers


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