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To be clear, the generator is very simple in construction and yet very complicated in operation rotating equipment. In a power plant, a generator cannot be considered in isolation because…...
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Sep 06, 2021 | By Edvard
Nowadays, if you do not consider harmonics distortion when designing a new network, you missed the whole point of the network design. Yes, really. The sooner you realize that harmonics… Read more
Aug 30, 2021 | By Edvard
Let us remind ourselves of the basics of substation transformer parts, their operation principles, and do’s and don’ts for safety measures and precautions. For novice substation engineers it’s important to… Read more
Aug 16, 2021 | By Edvard
Things are changing fast, really fast. Technology we used a few years ago is now obsolete, and if you take a look for a second – it’s always about power… Read more
Aug 04, 2021 | By Edvard
Switching of medium voltage capacitor banks and filter circuits poses special demands on the circuit-breaker. Potentially critical impacts are the inrush current and the stress of the recovery voltage. This… Read more
Aug 02, 2021 | By Edvard
Transformers are not perfect. Transients and noise (radio-frequency and low-level spikes) normally pass through transformers, not only by way of the magnetic lines of flux between the primary and the… Read more
Jul 21, 2021 | By Edvard
The first technique to control harmonic-related problems in the industry involved substantial use of single-tuned filters to offer a low-impedance path to harmonic currents. Interestingly, it is not difficult to… Read more
Jul 19, 2021 | By Edvard
All actions involving substation construction require heavy planning. This is especially true of a program of substation uprating or expansion. The trend is toward the assessment of existing substations and… Read more
Jul 05, 2021 | By Edvard
At a casual look, a capacitor seems to be a pretty boring and unsophisticated device, that is, two metal plates separated by a dielectric insulating material. Couldn’t be simpler than… Read more
Jun 21, 2021 | By Edvard
Communication systems of electric utilities have become increasingly critical to electric system protection, operation, and maintenance. For fast tripping and clearing of system faults, communication-aided relaying has become a common… Read more
Jun 09, 2021 | By Edvard
Parallel switching occurs when two or more circuit-breakers are tripped to interrupt a shared fault current. This is typically the case for such bus arrangements as a double breaker, breaker-and-a-half,… Read more
Jun 07, 2021 | By Edvard
The electrical earthing system is designed to provide safe and correct operation of the network under normal, earth fault, and transient conditions. During earth fault conditions, large fault currents may… Read more
Jun 02, 2021 | By Edvard
Relay protection is nowadays completely digitalized and very sophisticated; there is no doubt about that. But, do electrical engineers really understand what they do when setting parameters and navigate through… Read more
May 24, 2021 | By Edvard
Each piece of electrical equipment on a distribution system has a probability of failing. When first installed, a piece of equipment can fail due to poor manufacturing, damage during shipping,… Read more
May 10, 2021 | By Edvard
To be clear from the very beginning of this article, there is no standard model for wiring low voltage switchboards and panelboards. However, for the wide variety of installations and… Read more
Apr 26, 2021 | By Edvard