Battery Maintenance Ensures Electrical Power System Reliability and Standard Compliance

Brandon Schuler Industry Topics, Summer 2019 Industry Topics

When it comes to electrical systems in industrial and commercial facilities and power plants, total system reliability is the top priority. An approach to electrical system service that encompasses both ac and dc power systems is required. AC and dc systems play an interconnected and equally critical role in ensuring overall reliability, and daily production and equipment protection require seamless …

Using Measurement Results to Diagnose the Condition of High-Voltage Rotating Machines—Part 1

Mladen Šašić and Connor Chan Industry Topics, Summer 2019 Industry Topics

Diagnosing the condition of complex systems such as high-voltage rotating machines has never been a simple task. Design requirements, the use of different materials, and demanding operating conditions require multiple off-line tests and on-line monitors to provide information on the machine’s condition. Some tests only yield simple measurement results without high diagnostic value. This article describes the application of various …