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Shunt Release or Under Voltage Release for Electrical Interlocking

07/30/2014 by Jignesh Shah
I have a doubt whether to recommend Shunt Release of Undervoltage Release when it comes to application of Electrical Interlocking of 2 Circuit Breaker...
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Last comment 07/30/2014 by JRaef

T/N/C Switch

07/30/2014 by arpittare
What is TNC Switch & its function in ACB Panel? If possible then please explain with the help of SLD.....
Pathfinder Tags: ACB TNC SWITCH
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Last comment 07/30/2014 by Crabtree

Transfer of Electrical Energy?

07/30/2014 by ShawnHoppe
Need to understand the transfer of electrical energy, give some examples if you can :)
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Last comment 07/30/2014 by jack of all trades

Diesel Generator

07/30/2014 by sarfaras
Dear experts, How much full load power can take from a 27kva DG. Thanking you,
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Last comment 07/30/2014 by TonyS

Air Conditioning

07/30/2014 by sarfaras
Any idea about thermal load calculations.......
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Last comment 07/30/2014 by Fredski
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Lab Equipment Blog

113 blog entries, 598 comments (0 Viewing)

Smartphones Invade the Lab

07/28/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Did you ever think that one of your most valuable lab instruments might just be your smartphone? Lab Manager magazine thinks so, as seen in a cover st...
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Spectroscopy Targets Food Crime

06/14/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Smarting from the UK's horsemeat-sold-as-beef scandal that rocked consumer trust, the food industry is turning to spectroscopy as a major defense agai...
Views: 221, Comments: 4
Last comment 06/14/2014 by SolarEagle

Why Labs are Embracing Social Media

02/16/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Lab staff have been among the most skeptical professionals in seeing the value of social media outlets, but the genie is finally out of the bottle, c...
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Power Generation and Distribution Blog

139 blog entries, 2776 comments (0 Viewing)

Power Shift from Utilities to Customers

07/18/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Fort Collins, CO, is trying to turn its downtown into a net-zero energy district, making it the latest example of a new trend: the shift in power...
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Solar Roadways Drive Forward

07/05/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
The idea of "solar roadways" has been around for a while, but one engineer has driven the concept through two rounds of government funding and ear...
Views: 303, Comments: 9
Last comment 07/14/2014 by James Stewart

Smart Grids Beget Smart Buildings

05/11/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
According to a recent report entitled Global Smart Buildings Forecast 2013-2018, we're about to see an explosion in the smart building sect...
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Shock, Vibration and Noise Blog

74 blog entries, 936 comments (0 Viewing)

Machines Tell It Like It Is

07/16/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Machines that talk? Well, not literally. But, a research team in Italy is experimenting with vibration sensors on mechanical equipment. As shown in th...
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Introducing a New Dimension to Vibration Analysis

05/09/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Performance tests at a power plant in Lithuania show promising results for a four-dimensional approach to vibration analysis. In contrast to the...
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New Method Bridges Gaps

02/21/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
German researchers have developed a new method for detecting structural problems in bridges. The ResoBridge method (registration required) measures t...
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Electrical Components

123 blog entries, 1648 comments (0 Viewing)

Wireless Charging Cuts Power Cords

07/10/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
To further drive the adoption of wireless charging in the consumer market, Intel has inked a technology licensing agreement with wireless charging c...
Views: 206, Comments: 12
Last comment 07/14/2014 by redfred

Pumped Hydro Dominates Energy Storage

07/09/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
A variety of technologies are classified as grid-scale energy storage, with some established and others in their infancy. offers a prime...
Views: 120, Comments: 1
Last comment 07/11/2014 by bullardrr

Wireless Chipset Promises Six Times Faster Wi-Fi

05/25/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
For giving new-generation access points better performance, range, and stability, Quantenna Communications is readying a 10G Wi-Fi chipset using...
Views: 287, Comments: 0
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Wire and Cable Technology Blog

71 blog entries, 873 comments (0 Viewing)

New Technology Recycles Copper from Car Cables

06/09/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
With only 40 years' worth of mineable copper remaining world-wide, auto makers - especially those that build popular hybrids that consume large am...
Views: 266, Comments: 3
Last comment 06/10/2014 by Brave Sir Robin

Auto Industry Steers to Ultrasonic Splicing

03/09/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
While many engineers remain reluctant to switch from older resistance welding or soldering methods, the auto industry is recognizing the advantages of...
Views: 386, Comments: 3
Last comment 03/12/2014 by SimpleMind

Quick And Dirty Guide To Clean Cord Management

09/01/2013 by CR4 Guest Author
Perhaps you've heard the old saying "Give a man enough rope, and he'll hang himself." Well, that saying can be applied today in regard to the cornucop...
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Last comment 09/03/2013 by phoenix911
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DIY Laser Light Show Projector

06/28/2012 posted in Workbench Creations
by frankd20
Laser light shows can be pretty impressive. I was curious about how these shows are done, so I thought I would try to create one of my own. Below are...
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5 Reasons to Not Root Your Android Device

06/27/2012 posted in TeknologikL
by yamdankee
Previously, we discussed some reasons why you should root your Android device. There are, of course, drawbacks. So here are 5 reasons you may not want...
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What is Your Favorite Loudspeaker Design?

06/25/2012 posted in Acoustics & Audio Technology
by rawlifelivin
Think of a loudspeaker in your head. Got it? Now what did that image look like? Just about everybody will have imagined a wooden box with conical dr...
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Economic Audio: HDMI Cables

06/19/2012 posted in Acoustics & Audio Technology
by rawlifelivin
Of all the overpriced electronic components available to consumers, the most targeted by audio enthusiasts the world over are cables. Whether the disc...
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Economic Audio: Bose 301 V vs. Wharfedale Diamond 10.1

06/08/2012 posted in Acoustics & Audio Technology
by rawlifelivin
In the world of high fidelity audio, there are a lot of components that are unnecessarily overpriced. Big name electronics companies don't always gi...
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Convenience Fee to Pay for Technology via the Same Technology

01/09/2012 posted in Acoustics & Audio Technology
Verizon — the largest wireless and Internet provider in the U.S. — has come up with a new $2 fee, scheduled to go into effect on January 1...
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