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Selecting the Right Circuit Breaker and Its Type

A circuit breaker is a power system protection device that can make or break a circuit

A circuit breaker operates under fault conditions and isolates the faulty part of the circuit from the rest of it by breaking the circuit. This operation is performed automatically by employing a relay along...

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Transformers — Its Working, Construction, Types, and Uses

Transformers are electrical devices that convert the voltage to a higher or lower value while ideally keeping the power constant.

They are an integral part of an electrical system and their application can be observed in almost all areas of electrical engineering ranging from the electrical...

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Arc Flash Studies - Stay safe with AllumiaX

Arc Flash incident is one of the most dangerous hazards faced by electricians all over the world. According to statistics, 5 to 10 arc flash explosions occur in electric equipment every day in the United States.

An electrical arc is a luminous bridge seen in the air gap between two set of...

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Symmetrical Components

In power systems, it is a common occurrence that there are unbalanced voltages and currents on the distribution side of the grid. But these voltages and currents might be unbalanced anywhere through the grid in the case of a Fault, most commonly a short circuit...

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Surge Protection Devices — Types | Role | Importance

With the expansion of electric power in today's world, electrical power systems are exposed to many critical conditions like overvoltages and voltage surges due to lightning strikes or abrupt switching conditions. The main concern is the ...

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Short Circuit Current Calculations – Infinite Bus Method

The short circuit is essentially an abnormal condition within a power system in which a heavy amount of current flows through the circuit.

A short circuit usually occurs as a result of a fault in a power system. The fault may be a conductor breaking and falling to...

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Lockout Tagout

As stated by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration OSHA, Lockout Tagout or LOTO are a set of specific practices and procedures to safeguard employees from the unexpected energization or startup of machinery and equipment, or the release of hazardous energy during service or...

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Load Flow Analysis by AllumiaX

Load flow, also known as Power Flow Analysis, is an essential method to examine the problems occurring in the power systems network or grid.

Load flow Analysis is performed to determine the state of the equipment present in the network in order to ensure their operation within the specified...

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Power Factor - An Overview

We often hear the term 'Power Factor' in electrical power systemsBut, how do we define 'Power Factor' in an electrical world?

In this article, we will be discussing power factor in detail including its significance, adversity, calculations and a few methods for improving power.

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Current Transformer

This current transformer is an essential part of the power system. The basics of the current transformer including construction, applications, working principles are going to be discussed in this article. Moreover, some practical aspects such as grounding and connections of current...

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