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Schneider Electric Cahier Techniques

Schneider’s Cahiers Techniques is a collection of documents intended for engineers and technicians, people in the industry who are looking for more in-depth information in order to complement that given in product catalogues. Furthermore, “Cahiers Techniques” are often considered as helpful “tools” for training courses.

Schneider Electric Cahiers Techniques – A collection of documents intended for engineers and technicians
Schneider Electric Cahiers Techniques – A collection of documents intended for engineers and technicians

Schneider Electric provides knowledge on new technical and technological developments in the electrotechnical field and electronics. They also provide better understanding of various phenomena observed in electrical installations, systems and equipment.

Each “Cahier Technique” provides an in-depth study of a precise subject in the fields of electrical networks, protection devices, monitoring and control and industrial automation systems.


About Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric SA. The Group’s principal activities are electricity and automation management. The Group operates under three major segments: electrical distribution, automation and control and secured energy.

Under Electricity distribution, the company offers electrical products such as circuit breakers, switches, safety lighting, prefabricated busbar trunking, modular switchgear, power line carrier communication networks and voice-data-image solutions. Under Automation and Control, Schneider offers products to control and supply power to equipment such as contactors, overload relays, soft starters, speed drives, sensors and operator terminals.

Schneider Electric operates mainly in Europe, Asia Pacific and North America. In 2008, the Schneider Electric acquired ECP Tech Services, Marisio, Wessen, RAM Industries, Xantrex, DMS and American Power Conversion (APC).

In past 40 years Schneider Electric released over 70 technical publications related to electricity and automation, and these publications are listed in this section.

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Note that all documents in this section are free to download. Navigate through sub-pages to discover all documents.

Electrical installation dependability studies

In both the industrial and tertiary sectors, the quality of power supply is of increasing importance. The quality of the electricity product, besides imperfections such as variations in voltage and… Read more

Released on Sep 24, 2010

Electrical disturbances in LV

LV networks are highly polluted and subject to a large number of aggressions. Electrotechnical equipment and in particular electronic devices, that are increasingly numerous and process ever lower signals, must… Read more

Released on Sep 24, 2010

Earthquakes and electrical equipment

The majority of earthquakes occur on the fault lines which demarcate the tectonic plates from the earth’s crust. Tension accumulates when the plates slowly shift away from each other. The… Read more

Released on Sep 24, 2010

Disturbances in electronic systems and earthing systems

In today’s society, power and signal processing (analog, digital) electronics are omnipresent in all types of building. Information technology, automation control, hierarchical control and monitoring systems, weave a web around… Read more

Released on Sep 24, 2010

Discrimination with LV power circuit-breakers

The purpose of this “Cahier Technique” is to set out the discrimination techniques which apply specifically to low voltage power circuit-breakers. These devices are characterized by their high rating (800… Read more

Released on Sep 24, 2010

Directional protection equipment

This “Cahier Technique” aims to give the reader a better understanding of so called “directional” protection: a very useful technology for HV networks and machines. Advances in digital technology and… Read more

Released on Sep 24, 2010

Design and use of MV current-limiting fuses

MV current-limiting fuses are primarily used to protect transformers, motors and other loads. There is no need to list all the advantages which make this device so successful. Its low… Read more

Released on Sep 24, 2010

Dependability of MV and HV protection devices

This document presents the various factors contributing to dependability of protection devices in Medium and High Voltage networks, together with the methods which can be implemented to meet dependability objectives…. Read more

Released on Sep 24, 2010

Dependability and LV switchboards

This Cahier Technique publication deals with the dependability of commercial and industrial low voltage electrical installations. Its aim is to answer the question “which installation best satisfies our growing needs… Read more

Released on Sep 24, 2010

Data acquisition – Detection

In an automated installation, all the information needed to control it must be detected in order to be managed by the control systems. The “detection” function is therefore essential in… Read more

Released on Sep 24, 2010

13 Comments


  1. Vinayakam Balachandran
    Nov 05, 2019

    I have been associated with the design & manufacture of High Current & High Voltage Busbars for more than 45 years. I am in the process of writing a book titled “An Introduction to Busbar Systems” and expect it to be ready for publication by this year end.

    One of the chapters in the book is devoted to IMPEDANCE. I would like to seek permission from SCHNEIDER to capture information available in “Cashier technique no. 83” to be incorporated in the book. Needless to state that any of the content reproduced in the book will acknowledge the source.

    I would appreciate a positive response at your earliest convenience. Please feel free to contact me for any specific information that you may desire in connection with the above request.

    Best regards

    Sincerely yours

    Balachandran


  2. Senan
    Jul 12, 2019

    Thanks for good information . Very very helpful


  3. C.SUBRAMANIAN NAMBISAN
    Aug 28, 2018

    Many Thanks to you and you for compiling these articles which are so informative and useful.

    CS Nambisan


  4. talal abu sharkh
    Aug 13, 2018

    Thanks so much


  5. Nzuya Evans
    Nov 01, 2017

    What is the procedure of downloading your article please help coz I hv attempted several tims but in vain…otherwise I salute you


  6. salah doukhane
    Nov 14, 2016

    merci beaucoup.


  7. Anthony Bor
    Mar 31, 2016

    The documents in this website are fascinating and very help full I would however like to learn more on Earthing of DC supply system now that the world is turning to sustainable energy power


  8. Thabang Molelle
    Sep 23, 2015

    I ma studying electrical engineering at French South African Schneider Electric Education Center. I use Schneider Electric components they are very interesting and eventually making life simple. Hope i will, one get employed at Schneider Electric.


  9. Mohamed Hendy
    Dec 24, 2013

    Thank u


  10. MIRJANI.KH
    May 05, 2011

    As you know the Schneider group make one of the best relay,s “sepam series” and also other kind of protection. so a book or a paper about protection will be very useful

    • Edvard
      Edvard
      Jun 13, 2011

      Yes indeed! SEPAM is good protection relay with bunch of possibilities. However, maybe I will publish some technical article about SEPAM relays with info and catalogue or paper for download.

      Thanks fot the tip Mirjani!

      BR


      • hobo
        Jul 24, 2012

        Yes,I support Mirjani.SEPAM Relays,from my experience are one of teh best relays I have ever seen.


      • The Vinh
        Jun 03, 2015

        I am currently working at Schneider Electric.
        All documents on this website are very interesting and helpful with me.
        For the SEPAM relay, If you need any document please let’s me know.

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