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Edvard Csanyi

1656 awesome technical articles


Electrical engineer, programmer and founder of EEP. Highly specialized for design of LV/MV switchgears and LV high power busbar trunking (<6300A) in power substations, commercial buildings and industry facilities. Professional in AutoCAD programming.



Why Bats Are Insanely Attracted To Wind Turbines?

Recent studies have reported large numbers of bats being killed at wind farms in many parts of North America and Europe. Project monitoring has also discovered significant bat mortality at the… Read more

Mar 06, 2013 | By Edvard Csanyi

Why Bats Are Insanely Attracted To Wind Turbines?
Medium Voltage

Things You Should Know About Medium Voltage GIS

Environmental Concerns Safety Concerns Special Handling Procedures Installation Concerns Operation and Maintenance Concerns End of Life / Recycling Concerns Conclusion Medium voltage (5-38 kV) gas insulated switchgear (GIS) differs greatly… Read more

Feb 20, 2013 | By Edvard Csanyi

Things You Should Know About Medium Voltage GIS
Electric Motor

Direct Starting Of Squirrel-Cage Induction Motors

The direct starting (Direct On Line, DOL) is the simplest and most cost-efficient method of starting a motor. This is assuming that the power supply can easily deliver the high starting… Read more

Feb 16, 2013 | By Edvard Csanyi

Direct Starting Of Squirrel-Cage Induction Motors
High Voltage

Using High-Speed Grounding Switches

Automatic high-speed grounding switches are applied for protection of power transformers when the cost of supplying other protective equipment is deemed unjustifiable and the amount of system disturbance that the… Read more

Feb 15, 2013 | By Edvard Csanyi

Using High-Speed Grounding Switches

How Do We Define Hazardous Areas?

The first requirement is to know what a hazardous area is. The principal factors relevant to the classifications of a hazardous area are the nature of the gases or dust… Read more

Feb 09, 2013 | By Edvard Csanyi

How Do We Define Hazardous Areas?
Electric Motor

How Motor Really Works?

The basic working of a motor is based on the fact that when ‘a current carrying conductor is placed in a magnetic field, it experiences a force’. If you take… Read more

Feb 08, 2013 | By Edvard Csanyi

Motor action
Energy and Power

Did Tesla Discover the Secrets of Antigravity?

Nikola Tesla has been credited for the creation of much of the technology that we take for granted today. Without the genius of Tesla we would not have: Radio, Television,… Read more

Feb 06, 2013 | By Edvard Csanyi

Did Tesla Discover the Secrets of Antigravity?
Wind Power

How to Monitor Wind Speed?

When considering wind power, most people ask what the average annual wind speed is and how to get that number. The usual response is that you must monitor the wind… Read more

Feb 04, 2013 | By Edvard Csanyi

How to monitor wind speed?

What is transformer rating based on?

In the U.S., transformers are rated based on the power output they are capable of delivering continuously at a specified rated voltage and frequency under “usual” operating conditions without exceeding… Read more

Jan 30, 2013 | By Edvard Csanyi

What is transformer rating based on?
Energy and Power

Power measurement in a three-phase system

Electrical power is measured with a wattmeter. A wattmeter consists of a current coil connected in series with load, while the other potential coil is connected parallel with load. Depending… Read more

Jan 19, 2013 | By Edvard Csanyi

Power Measurement In a Three-Phase System

Underground residential distribution layouts

Where general appearance, economics, congestion, or maintenance conditions make overhead construction inadvisable, underground construction is specified. While overhead lines have been ordinarily considered to be less expensive and easier to… Read more

Jan 18, 2013 | By Edvard Csanyi

Underground residential distribution layouts

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