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Non Engineer Type Needs a Little Help - Picking a DSO for My dDad

12/20/2014 by Oddballmotorsports
Hi folks! Need a little help here. I am trying to find an inexpensive scope for my dad. however electronics are not exactly my forte. I gravitate mor...
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Last comment 12/20/2014 by SolarEagle

Earthing and Electric Code in Singapore

12/19/2014 by Engineer Here
Warm Greetings to All, I was wondering if Earthing is required EVERYWHERE in the Electric System in Singapore or if it's only required in certain loc...
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VFD Trip to 0%

12/19/2014 by Anonymous Poster
Dear All, We have commission new VFD in our plant, during the start up of the plant we had run the VFD to 50% in DCS then increase to 100% full run,...
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What is DDC Panel in Switchgear

12/19/2014 by Anonymous Poster
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Touch and Step Potential for Multi-Story Substation

12/19/2014 by doozysg
Hi Forumer, Would like to seek experience on doing simulation/calculation approach for an 8 storey 66/22kv substation. I have a current job and the c...
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Last comment 12/20/2014 by 7anoter4
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Small Hamlet is Germany's Alternative Energy Pioneer

12/14/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
The German hamlet of Feldheim is the country's first to become independent of the grid. By switching completely to alternative energy sources, it m...
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Brazil: A Smart Grid Trendsetter

11/29/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Brazil's booming economy has pumped up its electricity demand, but poor roads and heavy traffic make it challenging for utilities to support the i...
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Utility Flywheel Generates 20 MW

10/12/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
One type of utility-scale flywheel is a carbon fiber disk 3 ft in diameter, 6 ft tall, and weighing more than a ton. Spinning in a vacuum at 16,00...
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Last comment 11/14/2014 by Gavilan
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Shock, Vibration and Noise Blog

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Vibration Monitors Keep Mining Machines Humming

11/11/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
In an effort to attain zero downtime, there is increasing demand for vibration monitoring systems. The mining industry, for example, is particular...
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Dynamic Sensor Connects to Smartphones

10/14/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Digiducer, an ICP Digital Dynamic Accelerometer, is being touted as the first integrated, rugged, high-resolution, broad frequency piezoelectric v...
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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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Power Generation and Distribution Blog

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Top 10 Power Hoaxes

11/03/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Urban legends, hoaxes, and rumors go hand in hand with the Internet, thanks to a mix of pranksters, gullible people, and easily-shared links. We'v...
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Last comment 11/04/2014 by texasron

Why is U.S. Midwest Short on Coal?

10/13/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
While coal plants continue to have a stronghold in the U.S. Midwest, supplies for those plants may not be forthcoming. Thanks to unreliable rail s...
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Last comment 10/27/2014 by Phys

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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Wire and Cable Technology Blog

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Google to Fund U.S.-to-Japan Fiber Optic Undersea Cable

10/30/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Google and five Asian telecom companies are funding an underwater fiber optic cable system that will connect the U.S. West Coast and Japan. With a...
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Last comment 10/31/2014 by Lonewolf

Unique Copper Wire That Can Store Electricity

08/05/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Eliminating space-consuming batteries and storing their energy elsewhere could lead to smaller electronics and lighter and less-costly electric ve...
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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...
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Lab Equipment Blog

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Scientists Rate the Top Lab Products

10/08/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
San Diego-based Illumina's MiSeqDx instrument, the first FDA-cleared in vitro diagnostic (IVD) next-generation sequencing system, has captured top hon...
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Environmental Arsenal Gets Stronger

08/29/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
From powerful mass spectrometers to mobile devices, tools available for environmental monitoring are becoming ever more efficient, notes this cover...
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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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Bad Capacitors Make Me Smile

10/17/2014 posted in Workbench Creations
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DIY Laser Light Show Projector

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5 Reasons to Not Root Your Android Device

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What is Your Favorite Loudspeaker Design?

06/25/2012 posted in Acoustics & Audio Technology
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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

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