Electrical Grounding and Bonding per NEC

Published by Joe Doughney and Lilly Vang, Consulting-Specifying Engineer, Electrical Articles Electrical grounding and bonding per NEC, December 9, 2020. Understanding correct grounding and bonding design and construction is crucial for proper electrical system operation and personnel safety Learning Objectives • Learn the proper electrical grounding terminologies.• Understand National Electrical Code grounding and bonding requirementsContinue reading “Electrical Grounding and Bonding per NEC”

The Basics of Substation Grounding: Parts of the Grounding System

Published by Lorenzo Mari, EE Power – Technical Articles The Basics of Substation Grounding: Parts of the Grounding System, October 02, 2020. Learn about the main parts of a substation grounding system One of the vital aspects of the protection of people and equipment in electrical substations is the provision of an adequate grounding system. TheContinue reading “The Basics of Substation Grounding: Parts of the Grounding System”

Ground Fault Protection Methods of a Generator Stator

Published by Ahmad Rizal SULTAN, Mohd Wazir bin MUSTAFA, Technology University of Malaysia, Faculty of Electrical Engineering Abstract. The type of generator grounding method and the system configuration determine the choice of ground fault protection. Ground fault generator stator can cause serious damage to the generator. Therefore, the total area of the generator stator windingsContinue reading “Ground Fault Protection Methods of a Generator Stator”

Grounding for Noise Reduction in Electronic Systems

Published by Lorenzo Mari, Master of Science degree in Electric Power Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), EE Power – Technical Articles Grounding for Noise Reduction in Electronic Systems, April 06, 2021. Learn about everyday grounding systems to reduce common-mode noise. Grounding is the primary method of reducing noise pickup. A good grounding and bonding design can solve a considerableContinue reading “Grounding for Noise Reduction in Electronic Systems”

Electric Vehicle Fire Extinguishing System

Published by Andrzej ŁEBKOWSKI, Gdynia Maritime University, Department of Ship Automation Abstract. The paper presents the construction and properties of an electric vehicle fire extinguishing system. Parameters of several electric vehicles are presented, focusing on used traction battery types and system voltages. Various dangers that are possibly present during operation of an electric vehicle areContinue reading “Electric Vehicle Fire Extinguishing System”

Electric Vehicles in Mining for the Aspect of Operational Safety

Published by Wiktoria GRYCAN, Wroclaw University of Science and TechnologyORCID: 0000-0001-8121-7612 Abstract. Battery electric vehicles are becoming an opportunity for sustainable development in mining. There are several advantages of electric vehicles in mining, primarily related to improving the safety of miners’ working conditions. It is significant for mining workers that electric vehicles are not aContinue reading “Electric Vehicles in Mining for the Aspect of Operational Safety”

The Coreless Superconducting Fault Current Limiter 15 kV 140 A

Published by Michał MAJKA, Janusz KOZAK, Electrotechnical Institute Abstract. The superconducting fault current limiter (SFCL) is a device allowing for a more effective use of the existing power network infrastructure. The limitation of short-circuit currents by the SFCL to safe levels will result in the network elements being susceptible to smaller electrodynamic and thermal overloads.Continue reading “The Coreless Superconducting Fault Current Limiter 15 kV 140 A”

New Approach to Protecting Transformers Against High Frequency Transients – Wind Turbine Case Study

Published by Dariusz SMUGAŁA(1), Wojciech PIASECKI(1), Magdalena OSTROGÓRSKA(1), Marek FLORKOWSKI(1), Marek FULCZYK(2), Ole GRANHAUG(3), ABB Sp.z.o.o., Corporate Research Center, Cracow, Poland (1), ABB Oy, Medium Voltage Products, Vaasa, Finland (2), ABB AS, Medium Voltage Products, Skien, Norway (3) Abstract. Novel protection method of wind turbine transformers against high frequency transients occurring during switchgear operation isContinue reading “New Approach to Protecting Transformers Against High Frequency Transients – Wind Turbine Case Study”

Analysis of Lightning Current Distribution in the Lightning Protection System (LPS) with using Numerical Simulations

Published by Konrad SOBOLEWSKI, Warsaw University of Technology Abstract. The paper describes the numerical model of a typical lightning protection system (LPS). This model was used to get information’s about lightning current distributions as an effect of direct lightning strike to this protection system. To perform this task was chosen software MATLAB/SIMULINK. With this toolContinue reading “Analysis of Lightning Current Distribution in the Lightning Protection System (LPS) with using Numerical Simulations”

The System for Testing the Resistance to the Surface Discharge and Erosion of the Polymeric Insulators

Published by Tomasz SAMBORSKI, Andrzej ZBROWSKI, Stanisław KOZIOŁ, Instytut Technologii Eksploatacji – Państwowy Instytut Badawczy Abstract. The introduced device allows performance of the research in the rotary testing of the resistance to the surface discharge and erosion of the polymeric insulators according to PN-EN 62217:2007. The applied control system of the operation of the deviceContinue reading “The System for Testing the Resistance to the Surface Discharge and Erosion of the Polymeric Insulators”