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Issue 3 • Date May-June 2006

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  • Management of electric motor repair

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):74 - 83
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    The purpose of this article is to provide a practical education relating to the successful management of electric motor repair. The recommendations presented and the lessons identified in this article reflect the experience of both a large petrochemical producer and an electric motor manufacturer. With good predictive and preventive maintenance (PPM) money can be saved and motor life can be improv... View full abstract»

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  • Murphy's law

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):30 - 38
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    This paper deals with several identical turbine-generator sets, rated 13.8 kV, 29 MVA, for powering three separate floating offshore platforms. This article describes the generator sets testing program, the series of events leading up to the failure, a credible analysis of the failure, the steps taken to prevent future incidents, and conclusions regarding testing prior to acceptance of generator s... View full abstract»

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  • How to develop an effective training program

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):39 - 46
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    This article will address some of the basic concepts for developing a training program that would be needed for qualifying electrical maintenance employees. The typical method utilized for developing such an effective training program is the systematic approach to training (SAT) and instructional systems design (ISD) methodology. The analysis phase of the ISD will be the primary focus of this arti... View full abstract»

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  • Advertisers Index

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 95
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  • Practical arc-flash reduction

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):22 - 29
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    This article will discuss various methods that have been used to reduce the incident energy levels in an existing electrical system is to review and modify the overcurrent protection settings. Specific solutions implemented at a large chemical manufacturing facility are presented. The solutions include equipment upgrades, overcurrent protection modifications, changes to work methods, and worker tr... View full abstract»

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  • Data quality and grounding

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):67 - 73
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    Proper application of grounding systems, signal isolation, electrical safety, and power quality are key to the successful installation and operation of any electrical and data system, whether in a building or a plant. This paper necessitates an effective data quality and grounding design that considers the neutral, power grounding, bonding, shielding, and transient protection. With consistent desi... View full abstract»

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  • No-risk in-service training

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):56 - 66
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    This article describes the principles of a training simulator that has been integrated into an electrical network monitoring and control system (ENMCS) and highlights the benefits that it has brought to this chemical plant. The simulator needed for the chemical plant described in this paper was not required to reproduce the dynamic performance of the system but only its static performance. It is p... View full abstract»

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  • Limiting arc-flash exposure

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):10 - 21
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    This paper summarizes arc-flash calculation results in identifying some of the difficulties in translating arc-flash calculations into real-world improvements in safety. This article addresses the following: design considerations, operating considerations, maintenance considerations, and numerous equipment specification issues that can greatly affect the amount of incident energy a worker is expos... View full abstract»

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  • The nonsqueaky wheel

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):47 - 55
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    This paper presents a new approach, termed performance-based maintenance, can utilize past and ongoing equipment maintenance records to prioritize electrical distribution equipment with greater detail. The proposed scheme provides cost savings and useful in identifying equipment that can have a lesser level of future maintenance, or extended maintenance cycles. The integration of multiple inputs i... View full abstract»

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  • Zucker design contest

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 90
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  • Tutorials in India

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 92
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  • Time for safety

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 8
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  • IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 88
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  • What's new in Standards

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):7 - 90
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  • IEEE Industry Applications Magazine

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 0_1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 1
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  • Safety: a prime directive [from the Editor's desk]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):2 - 3
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  • Letters to the editor

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 4
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  • Getting the most out of the IAS- through membership growth [President's message]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):6 - 86
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  • PCIC

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 9
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  • Society news

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):84 - 86
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  • IEEE Job site

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 87
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  • IEEE Industry applications society 41st annual meeting

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 89
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  • I&CPS call for papers

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 91
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  • IEEE - stay connected

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 93
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