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Back To School – Let’s Calculate Current I3

Referring to the following circuit, calculate direct current I3: Using Kirchhoff’s laws; Using nodal analysis; Applying Thévenin’s theorem at nodes A and B. – KCL stands for Kirchhoff’s Current Law… Read more

Apr 10, 2015 | By Edvard

Energy and Power

11 major causes of power system failures

To gain a broader understanding of power system reliability, it is necessary to understand the root causes of system faults and system failures. A description of major failure modes is… Read more

Mar 18, 2015 | By Edvard

11 Major Causes of Power System Failures
Energy and Power

9 Recommended Practices for Grounding

Grounding and bonding are the basis upon which safety and power quality are built. The grounding system provides a low-impedance path for fault current and limits the voltage rise on… Read more

Mar 06, 2015 | By Edvard

9 Recommended Practices for Grounding
Energy and Power

6 recommended practices for increasing the power quality

Power quality concerns have traditionally focused on harmonics, which are generated by nonlinear loads, although there are many other concerns regarding isolating sensitive loads from transient disturbances, uneven ground potentials, or phase… Read more

Feb 27, 2015 | By Edvard

6 recommended practices for increasing the power quality
Energy and Power

Smart Load Management Strategies To Save Energy

As part of their drive towards synchronizing the consumption and production of electrical energy over the long term, energy distribution companies tailor their rates to encourage consumers to reduce their… Read more

Feb 18, 2015 | By Edvard



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