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Fault Analysis in Power Systems

Usually, a power system operates under balanced conditions with all equipment's carrying normal load currents and also the bus voltages inside the prescribed limits. This condition can be disrupted because of fault within the system. If the electrical fault current exceeds the interrupting...

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Top 5 Advantages of Parallel Operation of Generators or Alternators

As every field of life becomes more dependent on electric power to operate and grow, backup power systems, like generators, are playing a progressively vital role in guaranteeing uninterrupted supply of power. Generator selection greatly depends on the amount of backup power needed for a...

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Arc Flash Mitigation in M.V. Switchgear!

We have already discussed the importance of an arc flash study for low voltage equipment. You can read more about that blog by clicking here.

Though one might wonder, how big of an arc flash hazard is present in the case of medium voltage switchgear?

The answer: A LOT!

Before delving into...

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Why Snubber Circuits are Required for Transformer Protection?

Switching Transients or Transient Recovery Voltages may occur in certain situations and events occurring frequently in normal operations of a MV or HV industrial or commercial Power System. They may not be fatal in their first occurrence but prolonged exposure to transients will reduce lifespan...

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Is it Sufficient to Use NFPA 70E Tables in Place of an Arc Flash Hazard Study?

Under all circumstances, it is necessary to protect the working personal from dangers associated with live electricity installations. For this reason and to ensure compliance with the OSHA regulations, Arc flash hazard and electric shock hazards need to be evaluated and studied for every...

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The Importance of Equipment Maintenance Plan for Electrical Power Systems

Have you ever wondered about the importance of an equipment maintenance plan and why is it necessary in Electrical power systems?

Today, we will talk in detail about the planned maintenance of electrical equipment and its importance. A maintenance plan covers a facility's routine maintenance, as...

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Should You Open Energized Panel Covers?

The practice of removing energized switchboard and panelboard covers when performing annual/quarterly/monthly maintenance has become a common place. De-energization cannot be stressed enough before all types of maintenance work on electrical equipment can be initiated. This is rarely due to the...

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IEEE 1584-2018 – In Depth Arc Flash Calculations Using Mathcad Express & Etap 19.0

Previously, we have written a detailed blog on the major changes in the newly approved IEEE 1584-2018 standard. If you haven't checked it out, please click here!

Now, in this blog we will explain the arc flash calculations which are used in the official standard of IEEE 1584-2018 in a very...

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What are The 7 Important Steps to Perform An Arc Flash Study? - 2019 Important Guide!

Are you concerned about the arc flash safety of your facility?

Do you want to know how to carry out a competent arc flash study?

This is your guide to a detailed arc flash analysis! Have a look at the infographic to have a quick review of the seven steps. Read the blog to find out the systematic...

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Most Important Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Arc flash Study – What you need to Know!

Are you having confusion regarding Arc Flash Study? Don't know how and when to carry it out? Or you just need a brief answer to all your queries?

We have seen many people who are confused regarding arc flash study and they have many questions to ask but not able to find it collectively....

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