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Where do electrical faults occur the most?

A fault is not a natural occurrence. It is an unplanned event which occurs unexpectedly. Electrical faults in an electrical installation or piece of equipment may be caused by: Negligence… Read more

Feb 01, 2016 | Energy and Power

Where Do Electrical Faults Occur The Most?

Harmonics. What are they? What do they do?

The harmonics allow to represent any periodic waveform. In fact, according to Fourier’s theorem, any periodic function of a period T may be represented as a summation of: A sinusoid with… Read more

Jan 27, 2016 | Energy and Power

Harmonics. What are they? What do they do?

Setting the generator protective relay functions

This technical article will cover the gathering of information needed to calculate protective relay settings, the setting calculations for the various protective functions, typical generator/turbine withstand times for abnormal operating conditions,… Read more

Jan 16, 2016 | Protection

Setting the generator protective relay functions

Protection schemes for generators and motors

It is difficult to define precisely the protection schemes that should be adopted for an electricity distribution system, given the large number of valid alternatives for each situation, but some… Read more

Jan 15, 2016 | Electric Motor

Protection Schemes For Generators and Motors


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