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The general method of supplying bulk power to buildings, factories or other complexes is by means of an MV supply, usually at 10 kV, occasionally at 6.6 kV. The installation… Read more
Aug 05, 2020 | Edvard
This technical article represents the case study of fault level calculations for an MV/LV network using the direct method. There are many advantages of the direct approach, and the main…...
Jul 19, 2020 | Sivakumar K
The electrical systems for airports require proper quality installations and consideration for features usually not involved in other electrical installations. In this article, we will be discussing the general elements…...
Jun 29, 2020 | Bishal Lamichhane
To be honest with you, the planning and installation of LV switchgear is a damn complicated job. But you knew that :) There are dozen of detail where you can… Read more
May 24, 2020 | Edvard
First, to be clear, there are dozen of concerns and precautions you should be aware of when we talk about energy transport. Cables and busbar systems are the most common… Read more
May 11, 2020 | Edvard
Technology that RCD uses is so simple and so magical. The residual current device continually measures the difference between the value of the outgoing and incoming currents in the circuit… Read more
Feb 12, 2020 | Edvard
Let’s start with some basic definitions from the United States National Electrical Code (NEC). An LV switchboard is generally defined as a large single panel, frame, or assembly of panels…...
Feb 05, 2020 | Amar M
The choice of a neutral earthing system is dependent on requirements and objectives that are often contradictory to such an extent that sometimes several systems have to be created within… Read more
Feb 03, 2020 | Edvard
If we are talking about LV applications, protection (or trip) unit is functional part of circuit breaker, and in most cases, they are physically integrated in the same housing as…...
Jan 23, 2020 | Miodrag Kokotovic
Power factor correction (PFC) and reactive power compensation (RPC) are often used as synonyms in practice. Although they are similar and mutually dependent terms, they don’t represent the same thing…....
Jan 16, 2020 | Miodrag Kokotovic
Designing a new MV/LV distribution substation is somewhat complicated and involves a lot of factors you must take care of. This technical article will try to present the essential steps… Read more
Jan 15, 2020 | Edvard
This article will analyse a real example of electrical switchboard for potable water well pump, containing soft starter as one of major components. Besides explanation of wiring diagram and working…...
Dec 27, 2019 | Miodrag Kokotovic
We all should know that low voltage circuit breakers and fuses operate in the event of excess current arising from overload conditions and faults. As the statistics say, the most… Read more
Dec 25, 2019 | Edvard
This technical article will try to shed some light on switching devices usually installed in low voltage switchgear – circuit breakers, contactors, disconnectors, load-break switches, switch disconnectors and fuses. There… Read more
Dec 23, 2019 | Edvard
Various aspects of reactive power compensation problems have already been mentioned in previous articles. However, because of consistency of this article, we will remind ourselves briefly on basic terms and…...
Dec 12, 2019 | Miodrag Kokotovic