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High Voltage cable fault location finding

10/21/2014 by SSKale
Hi all, During testing of 11kV trefoil formation cables at our site, one of the cable failed the High Voltage test. High Voltage Test was carried out...
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Motor Solo Run Test on Diesel GenSet

10/21/2014 by SSKale
Hi all, This is my first post. I am working as electrical design engineer, currently at site and here we have following situation. Due to some reaso...
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International Practise for Cable Laying

10/21/2014 by Anonymous Poster
Dear All For direct burried cable we often use HT cable at lowest layer then LT and other cables. Some protective layers like brick also considered....
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Last comment 10/21/2014 by jack of all trades

Premature Heating Elements Failure.

10/21/2014 by sureshkumart
In one of our electrical kilns which at client site, have 54 no's of silicon carbide heating elements to produce heat required for the activated carbo...
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Last comment 10/21/2014 by North of 60

Alternator Data Interpretation

10/20/2014 by Anonymous Poster
Hi, I came through the following parameters for alternators. 1. Stator Winding: Double layer lap 2. Rotor: Dynamically balanced 3. Wave form disto...
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Last comment 10/21/2014 by James Stewart
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Shock, Vibration and Noise Blog

75 blog entries, 936 comments (0 Viewing)

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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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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Power Generation and Distribution Blog

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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...
Views: 60, Comments: 4
Last comment 10/15/2014 by phoenix911

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...
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Last comment 07/14/2014 by James Stewart
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Electrical Components

126 blog entries, 1656 comments (1 Viewing)

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 10/13/2014 by Kilowatt0

Home Wireless Networking Gets a New Protocol

08/27/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Recognizing the need for a new and better way to connect products in the home, seven companies have joined forces to form the Thread Group and dev...
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Last comment 08/28/2014 by Tornado

Flexible Solutions Pump Up Grid Capacity

08/23/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Upgrading the grid to handle additional demand has traditionally been undertaken by adding expensive wire in the air or ground. Solutions that imp...
Views: 207, Comments: 0
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Lab Equipment Blog

115 blog entries, 599 comments (1 Viewing)

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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Wire and Cable Technology Blog

72 blog entries, 879 comments (0 Viewing)

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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Last comment 08/09/2014 by europium mkII

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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Last comment 08/05/2014 by pnaban

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...
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Last comment 03/12/2014 by SimpleMind
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Bad Capacitors Make Me Smile

10/17/2014 posted in Workbench Creations
by frankd20
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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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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Last comment 06/28/2012 by Holzfeller