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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 fault in a power system. The fault may be a conductor breaking...

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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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Short Circuit and System Protection Studies with AllumiaX

AllumiaX helps commercial and industrial facilities overcome the challenges of a rapidly growing industry by offering short circuit and arc flash hazard studies. Let's take a moment to learn about the significance of power system studies collectively.

short circuit is a fault...

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AC vs DC Which Is More Dangerous?

Many people argue over the intensity of AC and DC. Let us help you find out which of the two is more dangerous and why.

We will further discuss the reasons of electric shock, dangerous levels of ac and dc and their hazardous effect on our bodies. 

The difference between AC and DC:

AC:

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OSHA VIOLATIONS

OSHA is responsible for protection of workers including their health, safety at work, and managing healthy environment. OSHA has set standards for major safety concerns, and employers and employee must comply with the rules and regulations so everyone can go home safely. To complete the mission...
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Types of Transformer

There are various types of transformer, each with its own applicable usage. However, the main objective of using them is the same – transforming electrical power from one type to another. 

In this blog, we will aim at enlightening the readers about Transformer basics and working...

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