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Placement of flooded lead acid batteries in panel rooms

11/28/2015 by Signode
Dear Friends; Our Corrugator machine has three air conditioned panel rooms where all the panels have been placed. We have a UPS system to provide bac...
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Last comment 11/28/2015 by Fredski

100 kVA

11/27/2015 by Anonymous Poster
Dear ALL shortcut to calculate the amp is it 100kva X 1.41 = 141amp Any advise please Thanks
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Last comment 11/28/2015 by TonyS

Is Voltage Rating Important in Fuses ?

11/27/2015 by dhanesh.koshti
Dear Sir(s), In our machine there is J-type fast blowing semiconductor fuse of 600VDC , 150 Amp is installed in DC bus of VFD I have purchased the s...
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Last comment 11/28/2015 by Mr. small

What Should Maintained (Average) Illuminance for Residential Shelters Be?

11/26/2015 by gokmen
There is no mention of such (or any kind of) shelters of residential buildings in IEC/EN 12464-1 standard, it says it should be 50 lux for cellers and...
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Last comment 11/26/2015 by dj95401

Network Resistance as a Function of Frequency (Freq. Sweep)

11/26/2015 by joeyrogan
Hi all, I have been viewing a demo model wind-farm in one of the main power system analysis softwares. Viewing the frequency sweep results I can...
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Last comment 11/27/2015 by 67model
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Power Generation and Distribution Blog

147 blog entries, 2774 comments (0 Viewing)

Early Detection of Boiler Tube Failures

11/28/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Boiler tube failures can cause severe damage to steam-cycle fossil fuel plants, and are one of the leading causes of forced outages in these types of...
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Here Come Digital Power Plants

11/21/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
According to GE, the majority of modern power plants are controlled and monitored by "single-point solutions", and the systems linking these solution...
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Is an Energy Revolution at Hand?

09/13/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
When energy experts gathered at Chicago's recent Energy Thought Summit, participants described a growing storm of innovation that could revolutionize...
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Last comment 10/05/2015 by micahd02
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Wire and Cable Technology Blog

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Counterfeit Cables May be Putting Your Business at Risk

11/25/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
If you use counterfeit or non-compliant wire and cable to tie together the components of your system - and there's a reasonably good chance that you...
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Snake-Like Charging Cable Slithers Towards Release

10/12/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
You've never seen a car-charging cable like the one currently under test by automaker Tesla . It works with every all-electric S Model on the road. T...
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Last comment 10/13/2015 by adreasler

Flexy Wires Stretch to 14x Their Length

09/01/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Wires that stretch to over 14x their length can increase their conductivity to over 200x when pulled to their limit. Researchers at the University o...
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Last comment 09/11/2015 by James Stewart
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Electrical Components

140 blog entries, 1763 comments (0 Viewing)

Tips and Tricks for Human Body Temperature Measurement with Analog Temperature Sensor ICs

11/09/2015 by Texas Instruments
Technological advancements have allowed temperature sensor integrated circuits (ICs) to be used for precision applications such as human body temp...
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Last comment 11/16/2015 by phph001

The Race to Create a Better Battery

08/10/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
While "breakthrough" moments regularly punctuate the history of modern battery technology, a close examination shows little significant change in the...
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Last comment 11/11/2015 by 67model

Batteries Charging on to the Grid

07/13/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Improving technology and falling prices have finally enabled grid-scale battery storage projects to compete directly with and prevail over other more...
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Shock, Vibration and Noise Blog

83 blog entries, 987 comments (0 Viewing)

Sensor Detects the Smallest Vibration Allowed by Quantum Mechanics

10/09/2015 by IHS 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 IHS 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

Could Buildings "Hover" Above an Earthquake?

08/08/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
The creator of the hoverboard has proposed a three-part foundation that, he claims, could prevent buildings from shaking during an earthquake. The pat...
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Last comment 08/11/2015 by Anonymous Hero
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Lab Equipment Blog

118 blog entries, 600 comments (0 Viewing)

Life Sciences Look to the Space Station

10/02/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Life sciences exploration is constantly expanding, and the "next great frontier" for this branch of science is space, according to Bioscience Technol...
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Last comment 10/05/2015 by Hilton

Lab Advances That Transform Science

03/29/2015 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
What are the lab equipment breakthroughs that are having the biggest impact on the work of scientists? This article gives The Scientist's take on the...
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Labs Take Aim at Contamination

12/29/2014 by IHS Engineering360 eNewsletter
Always wary of contamination, labs are becoming ever more watchful amid global concerns over Ebola and a much reported anthrax scare at a CDC fa...
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Electrical Engineering Master's for Busy Professionals

10/18/2015 posted in Engineering...Beyond the Classroom
by Penn State
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

08/02/2015 posted in Aerospace Blog
by Texas Instruments
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
by frankd20
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

11/14/2014 posted in Workbench Creations
by frankd20
I recently got a small wine fridge that holds about 10 bottles, previously recycled by someone else due to it not working. Many wine fridges today...
Pathfinder Tags: Thermoelectric cooler wine fridge
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Last comment 12/01/2014 by frankd20

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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Last comment 11/06/2014 by suresh sharma

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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Last comment 10/31/2014 by phoenix911