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Author Archive for: Edvard Csanyi

Edvard Csanyi

1644 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.


Power Substation

Steps to Ensure Effective Substation Grounding (Part 2)

Continued from previous article: Steps to Ensure Effective Substation Grounding (1) In previous technical article (part 1) was explained first five steps that will ensure a reliable, safe and trouble-free substation… Read more

Nov 10, 2012 | By Edvard

Steps to Ensure Effective Substation Grounding
Power Substation

Steps to ensure effective substation grounding (Part 1)

An electrical substation is a critical resource in a power system. Safe operation of a substation calls for a properly designed and installed grounding system. A well-designed grounding system will ensure reliable… Read more

Nov 09, 2012 | By Edvard

Steps to ensure effective substation grounding
Electric Motor

Few Words About Synchronous Machines

There are two main types of synchronous machine: cylindrical rotor and salient pole. In general, the former is confined to 2 and 4 pole turbine generators, while salient pole types… Read more

Nov 06, 2012 | By Edvard

Gearless synchronous generator for wind power plants developed by SIEMENS
Electric Motor

Motors for Hazardous Areas

Electrical drives/motors that are operated in hazardous areas must be built and engineered so that they cannot become an ignition source. This applies not only to normal operating and starting, but also… Read more

Nov 02, 2012 | By Edvard

Motors for Hazardous Areas

Transformer Differential Protection Principles

Similar to bus protections, transformers are protected by differential relays. Inter-winding faults (short circuits) and ground faults within power transformers can be detected by this protection scheme. Failure to detect… Read more

Nov 01, 2012 | By Edvard

Transformer Differential Protection Principles
Energy and Power

Application of 4-pole Switchgear Devices

The majority of low-voltage switchgear is equipped with three contacts in the main circuit, which switch three-phase loads in all poles. In some applications switchgear with four main poles is… Read more

Oct 31, 2012 | By Edvard

Application of 4-pole Switchgear Devices

Transformers Are Never Silent

Yes, we all know that transformers are never silent. This is actually quite impossible, but in an environmentally aware, highly regulated world, the issue is not the level of noise,… Read more

Oct 29, 2012 | By Edvard

A three-phase oil transformer 225 MVA, 275 kV

Short Overview of LV Cable Terminations

A termination is the electrical and physical connection of a cable end to a piece of equipment or another cable. A splice is the electrical connection of a cable end to… Read more

Oct 27, 2012 | By Edvard

LV Cable terminations - Short Overview
Electric Motor

Industrial Applications of Brushless Servomotor

A synchronous machine with permanent magnets on the rotor is the heart of the modern brushless servomotor drive. The motor stays in synchronism with the frequency of supply, though there… Read more

Oct 26, 2012 | By Edvard

Industrial Applications of Brushless Servomotor

Corrosion Types Encountered With Power Cables

Introduction Anodic Corrosion (Stray DC Currents) Cathodic Corrosion Galvanic Corrosion Chemical Corrosion AC Corrosion Local Cell Corrosion Other Forms of Corrosion There are numerous types of corrosion, but the ones… Read more

Oct 25, 2012 | By Edvard

Corosion Types Encountered With Power Cables

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Cable Insulation

The fundamental understanding of cable insulation properties forms the foundation for assessment of cable operability. These same fundamentals provide the basis for evaluating whether various electrical and physical tests and… Read more

Oct 23, 2012 | By Edvard

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Cable Insulation

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