John DeDad

Powering the Future: Academia in Action
In reading the spring/summer issue of Research Horizons, a publication of the Georgia Institute of Technology, I was impressed by the nature and scope
Change is Inevitable but Don't Worry
With this issue of Power Quality, there is a change of editorial responsibilities for the magazine. Phil Musser, previous editor-in-chief, is now chief
The Rarity of Common Sense
Graduating with rosy visions of success and satisfaction, young electrical power engineers — what few there are — will enter an industry that is short on pizzazz and long on mundane and mature technologies...
Simple Calculations for Cable Pulling 9
You can keep from damaging cables during the pulling process by paying attention to installation parameters and correctly sizing bends.
Misperceptions Lead to Miscommunication
At the recent National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Annual Conference in Detroit, I presented a seminar with Donn Zang, P.E....
The Age of Electrical Enlightenment
The pioneering work of our electrical forefathers helped shape the electrical industry into what it is today.
Using the Right Voltage Tester Can Save Lives
Proper safety procedures are critical when testing high-voltage systems. As the following examples prove, mistakes happen. However, when the safety of
Conservation Takes Center Stage at Electric West
Energy conservation was the performance attribute most manufacturers cited at Electric West 2001. The impact of the electric utility problems in California
MegaTrends Generate MegaTips
Here are four business trends you should embrace to strengthen your business and make it capable of riding out economic dips.
Power Drills: Is There a Bit of Difference?
Professional and consumer power drills perform well and are excellent values — but don't expect a consumer tool to perform like a professional.
Four Key Steps In Performing A Power Site Survey
Use these steps as a starting point when troubleshooting power quality problems. By organizing your approach, you'll ensure an effective investigation,
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