Sags/Swells/Interruptions en Lightning Knocks Out Power at San Luis Obispo Airport <div class="node-body article-body">Lightning hit the San Luis Obispo Airport during thunderstorms on Wednesday, knocking out power and the airport's runway and taxiway lights.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sags/Swells/Interruptions Around the Circuit Thu, 07 Jan 2016 18:53:00 +0000 131181 at Risk and Crisis Management to Mitigate Refinery Power Outages <div class="field-byline"> By Patrick J. Christensen, William H. Graf, William F. Vukovich, and Thomas W. Yeung of Hydrocarbon Publishing Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Power supply disruptions and electrical equipment failures represented more than 80% of electrical problems in refineries between 2009 and 2013, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. And the electrical problems themselves accounted for one-fifth of all refinery disruptions during this time period.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sags/Swells/Interruptions Ops & Maintenance Safety Silver Mon, 02 Jun 2014 20:00:00 +0000 47091 at Implementing a Standby Generator Maintenance Program for Diesel Engines <div class="field-byline"> By David Kovach, Cummins Power Generation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When standby generators fail to start in emergencies, it can cost millions of dollars in lost revenue — and even put lives at risk</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sags/Swells/Interruptions Ops & Maintenance Wed, 16 Oct 2013 19:51:00 +0000 35891 at Sports Lighting Reliability <div class="field-byline"> By Philip F. Keebler, D. Michael Evans, and Nathan A. Reid, KCE Engineering </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dropping the ball, or dropping the lights? Approaches to mitigating interruptions in lighting at sporting events</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sags/Swells/Interruptions Lighting & Control Mon, 18 Mar 2013 16:13:00 +0000 28011 at Power Quality Measurement and Analysis Basics <div class="field-byline"> Randy Barnett, NTT Workforce Development Institute </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How to interpret the results of a power quality site survey</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Monitoring & Measurement Sags/Swells/Interruptions Test & Measurement Transients Power Quality Thu, 01 Mar 2012 20:50:00 +0000 13167 at What Your IT Equipment Needs From A UPS <div class="field-byline"> Chris Loeffler, Eaton Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How to ensure UPS systems provide reliable power to IT equipment</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sags/Swells/Interruptions Ops & Maintenance Power Quality Thu, 22 Dec 2011 21:02:00 +0000 3302 at Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz <div class="node-body article-body">Work stations in your plant's administrative area have point-of-use UPS boxes, most of which are rated 500VA</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> archive Sags/Swells/Interruptions content Tue, 25 Oct 2011 15:58:00 +0000 10645 at Maximizing VFD and UPS Performance <div class="field-byline"> Randy Barnett, American Trainco, Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When installing a variable-frequency drive (VFD) or uninterruptible power supply (UPS), monitor certain power quality parameters to maximize their performance </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sags/Swells/Interruptions content Design Ops & Maintenance Power Quality Wed, 01 Apr 2009 16:00:00 +0000 4970 at When Does Poor Power Quality Cause Electronics Failures? <div class="field-byline"> Edited by John Dedad, Senior Director, Editorial and EC&amp;M Development </div> <div class="field-deck"> Even though a 2-cycle power outage can damage electronic equipment, sometimes a 3-cycle outage causes no problems. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To many of us, the utility power grid is a vast system of unknowns. Its performance can make unprotected electronic equipment useless.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sags/Swells/Interruptions content Design Power Quality Sat, 01 Nov 2008 16:00:00 +0000 4121 at Inside Voltage Quality Verification <div class="field-byline"> Jim Gregorec, Ideal Industries </div> <div class="field-deck"> How to prevent equipment damage and sub-par performance brought on by poor voltage quality </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lurking in the shadows of even the most unsuspecting operations from corporate to commercial to industrial facilities is a condition known as poor voltage</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sags/Swells/Interruptions content Design Power Quality Thu, 01 Mar 2007 17:00:00 +0000 7993 at