The British Standard three-pin socket outlet is widely celebrated as one of the safest and most sophisticated in the world. One individual whose ideas helped to form the design we are familiar with today was Charles Arnold, electrical engineer and co-founder of MK Electric. As the company celebrates turning 100 years old, Emma Segelov, EMEA marketing operations manager for MK Electric by Honeywell, looks back at the socket’s humble beginnings. - Emma Segelov
The article sheds light on the multidisciplinary aspects for earthing and its need in current scenario. - Meghna J Bhosale, Dr. P. B. Karandikar, Dr. N. R. Kulkarni
This article discusses the major challenges and strategies to protect smart grid against cyberattacks. - Dr L Ashok Kumar
In these days of continuous advancements where continuity and precision have become important, one cannot afford to experience a shutdown or higher maintenance lead...
The article highlights the importance of earthing with study of different low voltage earthing systems world-wide. - Divyanshu Pal, Shahrukh Khan, Dr. Rajesh Arora
To raise awareness on the need for electrical safety to prevent electrical mishaps at homes and workplaces.
Organised Electrical Fire Safety Conclave in Mumbai for integrated solutions on fire protection and security.
“Kyoritsu’s portable appliance testers are used widely in electrical equipment preventive maintenance programmes and enable users to verify the electrical safety of all type of appliances quickly and effectively. – Suneel Kapoor, Country Lead, Kyoritsu KEW India Instruments Pvt Ltd
New intelligent plastic solutions offer many options for predictive maintenance.
Optimise processes, reduce costs and ensure system availability with Testo Thermal Imagers.
‘Kusam-Meco’, pioneers of digital multimeters & clampmeters in India have introduced for first time a new intrinsically safe true RMS Digital Multimeter with PC interface model KM 822sEX. It has high transient protection of 12 KV (1.2/50mS) lightning surge.
New T6 Electrical Testers — the first tools with FieldSense technology — are now available. This enables simultaneous voltage and current measurements without metallic contact…
As the technology behind protection equipment has progressed, simple single-phase and transformer-based test devices are no longer up to the job. The transmission, transformer, motor or generator protection standards to be met in these systems tend to be numerical and three- or multi-phase in nature…
If the selection of inappropriate specifications switchgears go unnoticed, it may jeopardize safety of man and machines both. Therefore, utmost care is required, while designing an electrical protective scheme as far as selection of CTs of correct specifications, switchgears, etc is concerned.
As a result of the smart grid evolution, some recent enabling technologies have emerged to reduce the number of communication protocols and handle big amounts of data. The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most recent enabler for the smart grid.
Using Bare Conductors on the overhead distribution lines in forest and wild life sanctuaries resulting fatal accidental death of several wildlife animals and big birds due to electrocution. - Manish Patel
Microgrids can provide potential Ancillary services to the power system for maintaining its voltage profile and frequency. These services also improve stability, security of system and reduce congestion. These will be source of revenue generation for microgrid owner’s in near future and will be of great importance to the power market players…- Prof. Mrs. Kalyani M. Kurundkar, Dr. Mrs. G. A. Vaidya.
‘Detecting maintenance issues before failures occur is crucial to E.ON Bayern’...
This paper describes the use of advanced line current differential protection, to address conditions like CT saturation at only one-end during through fault conditions. It also describes an industry-unique three-terminal application of line current differential protection within Hindalco Industries Limited... - Raman Bajpai, Kaushik Tarafdar, Sthitaprajnyan Sharma
In order to classify the faulty phase and distinguish clearly between line-to-ground and double-line to ground fault a superimposed phase current component based approach is present in this article for fixed series compensated line... - Dr Ashok Kumar Pradhan, Dr Bibhuti Bhusan Pati, Dr (Mrs) Monalisa Biswal
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