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Grid Islanding, Load Shading & Load Shedding

09/30/2016 by Shibnath Mukherjee
Need some write up & experts' opinion on the protection system as below: 1. What is the protection feature to be considered while islanding? 2....
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Last comment 09/30/2016 by lyn

Export of Solar Power & Import of Grid Power

09/30/2016 by Shibnath Mukherjee
I need some write up on the subject which contains the below points; 1. How multi inputs of solar power are get synchronized & exported to the Gr...
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Last comment 09/30/2016 by lyn

User Manual Require for ABB DC Drive PSD 684 V5

09/30/2016 by Signode
Dear Friends I have ABB DC drive PSD 684 V5. I need it's user manual which I could not find from any where. ABB had obsoleted it in 2009. If any one...
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Last comment 09/30/2016 by SolarEagle

Over Voltage Ground Relay

09/26/2016 by Anonymous Poster
The phase to phase voltages are consistent with each other. The phase to neutral voltages are not constant. Our system is ungrouded system. There is n...
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Last comment 09/30/2016 by Crabtree
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Full Steam Ahead!

09/23/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Steam is responsible for generating 80% of the world's power. It's required for coal, combined-cycle natural gas, nuclear, geothermal, and even concen...
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Last comment 09/24/2016 by James Stewart

Preventing HRSG Failures

09/04/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Combined-cycle natural gas generation is quickly proving to be a popular alternative to both traditional coal power and renewables, because it can ram...
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Electrical Components

147 blog entries, 1786 comments (0 Viewing)

Natural Gas Combined Cycle Dominates

08/30/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
In many ways, power generation technology is much the same as it was 100 years ago. Common single-cycle "Brayton cycle" power plants boil water to mak...
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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
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Wire and Cable Technology Blog

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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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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

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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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Webinar Calendar - December 2015

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December is halfway over, but there's still one more webinar on the Engineering360 calendar for 2015. Webinars allow you to learn about specific topi...
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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
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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
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
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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...
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