The electrical engineering specialist Mersen operates a test center on its French facility of Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure, next to Lyon. The company’s…
August 31, 2022 by Mersen
Intrinsic safety is a system concept that relies on an accurate design. Learn about the design basics of intrinsically safe systems here.
April 27, 2022 by Lorenzo Mari
Discover all you need to know about intrinsic safety – an explosion-prevention design technique applied to the electrical equipment and wiring…
April 26, 2022 by Lorenzo Mari
Electrical power used in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings is typically generated by a utility at a central point and transmitted…
October 16, 2021 by Alex Roderick
This article presents an overview of the Ferranti effect, describing the causes and consequences of the phenomenon and highlighting which main…
March 12, 2021 by Pietro Tumino
This article highlights circuit breaker that is an overcurrent protection device (OCPD) designed to protect electrical devices and individuals from…
March 05, 2021 by Alex Roderick
Learn how to prevent the threats of static electricity in flammable gas and vapor-laden atmospheres.
February 19, 2021 by Lorenzo Mari
Learn about the basics of overcurrent, how it occurs, and ways to protect against and prevent it in power circuits.
February 10, 2021 by Alex Roderick
Learn about the threats of static electricity in Class I hazardous (classified) locations.
February 05, 2021 by Lorenzo Mari
In this article, learn about conditions that increase electrostatics, where static buildup can occur, its dangers, ways to mitigate the risk, and…
January 22, 2021 by Lorenzo Mari
Learn about the basics of static electricity, what it is, and its generation processes.
January 15, 2021 by Lorenzo Mari
Learn about the most common types of surge arresters used to protect against transient overvoltages and lightning strikes.
December 18, 2020 by Lorenzo Mari
Learn how surge arresters protect power substations against lightning and switching overvoltages.
December 11, 2020 by Lorenzo Mari
This article explains different substation shielding techniques used to reduce the chance of and damage from direct lightning strikes.
December 04, 2020 by Lorenzo Mari
Learn about the impact lightning strikes have on transmission lines and proper grounding’s role in lowering the chances of irreversible damage to…
November 21, 2020 by Lorenzo Mari
Learn about the primary, secondary and tertiary frequency control in a power system.
October 15, 2020 by Pietro Tumino
Learn about the methods used to lower the resistance of a grounding electrode
September 25, 2020 by Lorenzo Mari
This article will describe the main applications of energy storage systems and the benefits of each application.
September 18, 2020 by Pietro Tumino
This article breaks down the complexities found in the fundamental field of grounding for the correct, faultless operation of electrical systems.
April 10, 2020 by Lorenzo Mari
This article discusses the high-reliability power systems and increasing efficiency and reliability.
June 14, 2018 by Steve Munns
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