Basics http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6597/more en Motor Wiring, Part 2 http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/motor-wiring-part-2 <div class="node-body article-body">Follow installation drawings, but if those aren't available, determine how many leads a motor has before installing it.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/motor-wiring-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/motor-wiring-part-2#comments Motors Installation Tips Electrical Testing Training Tue, 24 May 2016 12:53:00 +0000 136151 at http://ecmweb.com Safe Design of an End-User Substation Ground Grid http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/safe-design-end-user-substation-ground-grid <div class="node-body article-body">Obtaining reliable data from electric utilities about magnitude and duration of single-phase, line-to-ground fault currents at the service entrance of commercial and industrial facilities is of critical importance in the design of an end-user substation grounding grid.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/safe-design-end-user-substation-ground-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/safe-design-end-user-substation-ground-grid#comments Bonding & Grounding Design Power Quality Safety Silver Wed, 18 May 2016 21:25:00 +0000 135801 at http://ecmweb.com The Case of the Utility Pole Predicament http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-utility-pole-predicament <div class="node-body article-body">Utility poles typically feature a combination of power conductors and communication cables, such as phone or cable television.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-utility-pole-predicament" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-utility-pole-predicament#comments Accidents & Investigations Bonding & Grounding Silver Wed, 18 May 2016 20:15:00 +0000 135761 at http://ecmweb.com Ready For the Latest Symbols Challenge? http://ecmweb.com/galleries/ready-latest-symbols-challenge <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>It&rsquo;s been a while since we first tested your knowledge on the electrical symbols front. So are you ready for another challenge? Try to match the symbol with the correct text. Good luck!</p></div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/galleries/ready-latest-symbols-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/galleries/ready-latest-symbols-challenge#comments Basics Electrical Testing Galleries Training Mon, 16 May 2016 12:05:00 +0000 135591 at http://ecmweb.com Tip of the Week: The Steps in a Safe Test and Measurement Sequence http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-steps-safe-test-and-measurement-sequence <div class="node-body article-body">Methodical testing procedures will help ensure safety</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-steps-safe-test-and-measurement-sequence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-steps-safe-test-and-measurement-sequence#comments Basics Test & Measurement Electrical Testing Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:23:00 +0000 135041 at http://ecmweb.com mihalec/iStock/Thinkstock What is Ladder Logic? http://ecmweb.com/training/what-ladder-logic <div class="node-body article-body">Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are used extensively throughout the world</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/training/what-ladder-logic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/training/what-ladder-logic#comments Basics Training Silver Fri, 22 Apr 2016 19:00:00 +0000 134921 at http://ecmweb.com Motor Wiring, Part 1 http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/motor-wiring-part-1 <div class="node-body article-body">Carry out motor wiring carefully to avoid troubles later on </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/motor-wiring-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/motor-wiring-part-1#comments Motors Installation Tips Electrical Testing Fri, 22 Apr 2016 18:19:00 +0000 134991 at http://ecmweb.com Figure it Out: Keep Your Math Skills Sharp http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/figure-it-out-keep-your-math-skills-sharp <div class="node-body article-body">If you don’t use it, you’ll lose it! </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/figure-it-out-keep-your-math-skills-sharp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/figure-it-out-keep-your-math-skills-sharp#comments Basics Electrical Testing Fri, 18 Mar 2016 12:08:00 +0000 133711 at http://ecmweb.com Denver Adds EV Charging to Residential Energy Code http://ecmweb.com/design/denver-adds-ev-charging-residential-energy-code <div class="node-body article-body">Denver's new building codes include a change aimed at making it easier for more residents to charge electric vehicles at home.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/design/denver-adds-ev-charging-residential-energy-code" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/design/denver-adds-ev-charging-residential-energy-code#comments Installation Tips Around the Circuit Design Tue, 15 Mar 2016 18:43:00 +0000 133501 at http://ecmweb.com Youst/iStock/Thinkstock Conductor Sizes Directly Related to Terminal Temperature Ratings http://ecmweb.com/nec/conductor-sizes-directly-related-terminal-temperature-ratings <div class="node-body article-body">Although the requirements for limiting the ampacities of conductors to that of the terminal temperature ratings found in NEC Table 310.15(B)(16) has been clear in Sec. 110.14(C)(1) for many years (since the reference to the specific table was added several Code cycles back), confusion still exists on what this Section means and how it affects conductor sizes. Let’s try and clear the air a bit by reviewing a couple of real-world examples of how to apply these Code requirements.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/conductor-sizes-directly-related-terminal-temperature-ratings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/conductor-sizes-directly-related-terminal-temperature-ratings#comments Basics Contractor Design NEC Thu, 25 Feb 2016 21:09:00 +0000 132971 at http://ecmweb.com