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Motor Failure During Starting

08/23/2016 by Anonymous Poster
What can cause motor failure during reduced voltage start? Do you have any references?
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Last comment 08/23/2016 by Rixter

Searching for Feedthrough Terminal

08/23/2016 by Leatherneck
I have looking for this particular feed through terminal that I seen used in other products. I have been searching for days and cannot seem to find it...
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Views: 52, Comments: 3
Last comment 08/23/2016 by SolarEagle

New PCB Prototyping Tool on Kickstarter

08/23/2016 by Intelligent Minds
Hello Engineers, Every electrical engineers faced the PCB fabrication issue, this new tool gives it a decent solution What do you think? https://ww...
Pathfinder Tags: CNC engraving fabrication PCB
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Last comment 08/23/2016 by Intelligent Minds

Bus Tie Duct Noise

08/22/2016 by uhammad Atif Irshad
Dear Sir, We have installed BTD for 5000A,bus bar 120X10X4 for each phase, when load cross 2400A , than there is lot of noise , can you explain how w...
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Last comment 08/23/2016 by rwilliams
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Power Generation and Distribution Blog

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Running Plants with Skeleton Staffing

08/23/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Decades ago, most coal-fired power plants had high numbers of staff with diverse training. Plenty has changed since then, thanks to coal being largely...
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Last comment 08/23/2016 by 70AARCuda

Rooftop Solar Looking Up

07/31/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Are modern rooftops already a lot stronger than we think? When the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) tallied up results from its Solar America Cities pr...
Views: 269, Comments: 25
Last comment 08/08/2016 by James Stewart
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Wire and Cable Technology Blog

89 blog entries, 913 comments (0 Viewing)

Wind Farm Networks Switch to Higher Voltage Cables

07/27/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
As renewable energy gains momentum, wind farm operators need higher voltage cables to deliver high power from offshore platforms to mainland grids. To...
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Spider Web Inspired Researchers Create Composite Fibers

07/08/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Inspired by spider webs and their capture silks, researchers at the University of Oxford in UK, in collaboration with the Université Pierre et...
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Electrical Components

146 blog entries, 1786 comments (0 Viewing)

Grid-scale Electricity Storage Hits the Rails

06/17/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Pumped hydro is an excellent energy storage method but requires very specific geography. However, a train-based system under design can simply use gra...
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Last comment 06/22/2016 by adreasler

A Grab-bag of Wave Energy Pilot Projects

05/14/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Ocean waves can deliver a more reliable renewable energy source than wind, and require much smaller equipment if you can find the ideal place to loca...
Views: 188, Comments: 1
Last comment 05/15/2016 by Ed Watts
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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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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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Electrical Engineering Master's for Busy Professionals

10/18/2015 posted in Engineering...Beyond the Classroom
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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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Computer controlled holiday lights

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