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Selecting the Right Circuit Breaker and Its Type

Last updated: Sep 21, 2020

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...

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Transformers — Its Working, Construction, Types, and Uses

Last updated: Sep 15, 2020
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...

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Arc Flash Studies - Stay safe with AllumiaX

Last updated: Sep 21, 2020

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...

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Symmetrical Components

Last updated: Apr 18, 2022

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...

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Surge Protection Devices — Types / Role / Importance

Last updated: Sep 24, 2020

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...

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Short Circuit Current Calculations – Infinite Bus Method

Last updated: Sep 24, 2020

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...

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Lockout Tagout

Last updated: Sep 24, 2020

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...

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Load Flow Analysis by AllumiaX

Last updated: Sep 24, 2020

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...

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Power Factor - An Overview

Last updated: Sep 25, 2020

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...

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Current Transformer

Last updated: Sep 25, 2020

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...

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