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05/05/2016 by ashitoshchougule
Hello everyone My question is that why we turn off capacitor bank while switching on generator. & i connected capacitor at load side. i dont tur...
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Last comment 05/05/2016 by highvoltpower

Help Please - Calculate "Over Time Rate" for LED Emergency Lighting

05/04/2016 by notaclue
I have been asked to provide a figure for this and I haven't a clue. Anyone able to give me a simple calculation? Please
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Last comment 05/05/2016 by Kevin LaPaire

New Product Development (NPD)

05/04/2016 by vikashkumar
Hello Friends, 1.Please give me concept of New product development (NPD)? 2.What are the tests we perform for new product development? You can take...
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Last comment 05/05/2016 by vikashkumar

NY Power Transmission

05/02/2016 by walt
New York State this past week announced a proposed power line from upstate (Oswego area) to NYC. The proposal was to run a DC line underwater along th...
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Last comment 05/05/2016 by James Stewart

Laminated Busbars

05/01/2016 by TonyS
I know about "skin effect" and how it affects the current carrying capacity of a busbar. When using laminated bars is it necessary to have an air ga...
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Last comment 05/04/2016 by jhhassociates
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Wire and Cable Technology Blog

86 blog entries, 912 comments (0 Viewing)

Fiber Optic Cable Knowledge Ensures Reliable Performance

04/28/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Besides higher speed, other benefits driving aerospace and defense applications to fiber optic cables include weight, reliability, and immunity from...
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How to Counter Cable Failure

04/12/2016 by SavvyExacta
Many users prefer to connect to the Internet via an Ethernet cable that goes directly to a modem rather than connecting by Wi-Fi. Security and relia...
Views: 172, Comments: 7
Last comment 04/14/2016 by Del the cat

Carbon Nanotube Outer Coating Cuts Cable Weight by Half

04/09/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Although coaxial cables adequately deliver digital data, audio, and video information to our homes and offices, they have a shortcoming. The outer me...
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Last comment 04/10/2016 by jhhassociates
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Power Generation and Distribution Blog

155 blog entries, 2835 comments (0 Viewing)

Testing Carbon Capture Potential

03/27/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Could a new carbon capture technology revolutionize how carbon dioxide is gathered and used at waste-to-energy (WTE) plants? Researchers in Oslo aim...
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Last comment 03/28/2016 by Ramm

Underwater Gold Diggers Readied

02/22/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
During the first half of this year, testing is scheduled to begin on large robots designed for gold mining on the ocean floor. Plans call for the rob...
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Last comment 03/10/2016 by NotUrOrdinaryJoe

The Power of Small Bending Motions

02/04/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Researchers at MIT have developed a new method of harvesting energy from small movements that promises an almost unlimited power supply for biomedica...
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Last comment 02/10/2016 by Mr. small
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Lab Equipment Blog

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Banking on the Future

02/25/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Biobanks are set to grow in the future despite some challenges and public misgivings, according to recent studies. The industry is undergoing a parad...
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Tomorrow's Labs Today

01/22/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A New Year dawns and laboratories look toward the future, whether floating in space or rooted on Earth. In Germany, academics and business leaders de...
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Google Leaps Into Life Sciences

12/06/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Google continues to expand beyond its internet roots with the launch of a life sciences firm to develop miniaturized electronic devices such as a nan...
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Shock, Vibration and Noise Blog

84 blog entries, 987 comments (0 Viewing)

Wireless System Monitors Torsional Vibration

02/11/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has developed a wireless sensor technology that promises less vibration for power generating equipment....
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Sensor Detects the Smallest Vibration Allowed by Quantum Mechanics

10/09/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Quantum mechanics states that a mechanical object, even at absolute zero, still produces small vibrations called "zero-point fluctuations". However,...
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What's Your Machine's Signature?

09/05/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
All machines have a unique vibration signature that changes as operating conditions alter. When a disruption in signature occurs, engineers analyze t...
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Last comment 09/09/2015 by Legolaz
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Electrical Components

144 blog entries, 1777 comments (0 Viewing)

Energy Storage Poised for Explosive Growth

01/19/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Grid scale energy storage helps utilities balance intermittent renewable sources, support peak loads and maintain frequency regulation. Energy storag...
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Last comment 01/20/2016 by bullardrr

Manmade Harbor Turns the Tide on Clean Energy

12/12/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Tidal electricity generation stations have been in operation for decades, typically implemented by installing a dam and turbines across an easily bri...
Views: 151, Comments: 5
Last comment 12/17/2015 by Rixter

Get to Know Your Battery Pack

12/06/2015 by Texas Instruments
When it comes to choosing a lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery pack for your portable application, whether for a smart watch or an e-bike, the task is not a...
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Last comment 12/14/2015 by James Stewart
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Electrical Engineering Master's for Busy Professionals

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Penn State World Campus, the online learning platform for The Pennsylvania State University, offers a 100% online, 30-credit Master of Engineering...
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Rise of the Drones

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2015 is quickly becoming the year of drones. So what exactly is a drone? According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a drone is an unmanne...
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Computer controlled holiday lights

12/25/2014 posted in Workbench Creations
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Holiday lights have come a long way since I was a kid and I decided to take the dive into the hobby. This isn't quite my first time working on this...
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Fixing a Thermoelectric Wine Fridge

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Bad Capacitors Make Me Smile

10/17/2014 posted in Workbench Creations
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I know bad components aren't something a person should usually be happy about, but in my case, they have been a source of joy on a number of occasio...
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