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Issue 5 • Date Sept. 1980

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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): c1
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  • IEEE Industry Applications Society

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): c2
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  • The Need for a National Technological Policy

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 593 - 594
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  • Economic Considerations of Power Transformer Selection and Operation

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 595 - 599
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    The increased emphasis on energy conservation and the rising cost of electric energy have forced users of power transformers to consider the cost of transformer losses. Most of the commonly encountered factors used in transformer selection are reviewed, and a guideline is presented which will assist users in both selecting and operating power transformers more efficiently. View full abstract»

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  • Motor Behavior Through Power System Disturbances

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 600 - 605
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    Most process plants employ automatic switching schemes to maintain operation through power system disturbances. An understanding of motor behavior through such disturbances is helpful in the application of selective fault clearing, fast bus transfer, and delayed bus transfer schemes. Results and conclusions of computer aided transient studies of major industrial plants performed over the past eigh... View full abstract»

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  • The Impact of Solid-State Technology on Molded Case Circuit Breakers

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 605 - 611
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    Molded case circuit breakers with solid-state trip units have been widely applied in industrial power systems for more than a decade. Today's Underwriters Laboratories (UL) listed molded case circuit breakers offer the application engineer many versatile features for systems selectivity such as high short-circuit interruption, high short-time ratings, integral ground fault protection, stored energ... View full abstract»

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  • Overcurrent Devices and the 1978 NEC

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 612 - 616
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    Obsolescence in existing overcurrent protection devices in industrial plants is due to the possibility of higher available MVA, lower percent impedance transformers, and omission of future growth potential in present designs. Preventative design measures and solution of the present problem with simple retrofits are described. Some important articles of the National Electrical Code are addressed. View full abstract»

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  • Harmonic Pollution on Power Systems - A Change in Philosophy

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 617 - 623
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    Static power converters have increased in number and uses in the past decade, and there has been an increased use of static power capacitors for improving power factor. These two trends have set, the stage for possibly uncontrolled harmonic resonances on industrial power systems. Some example of some problems are given and some practices are recommended, in line with a new IEEE standard, that will... View full abstract»

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  • An Assessment of Energy Cost Trends on Electrical Equipment Selection for the Petrochemical Industry

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 624 - 632
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    The historical relationship of energy and equipment costs and their impact on decisionmaking are presented. From this base, projections of energy costs and equipment costs are presented and the decisionmaking is re-examined with regard to alternative solutions. Sensitivity analyses are developed around variations in forecasted data and in economic parameters. Electric motor and transformer example... View full abstract»

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  • Pipeline Characteristics and Economic Consideration of Electric Pump Drives

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 633 - 640
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    Important hydraulic characteristics of liquid pipelines and pumps that are necessary to assist the power engineer in evaluating optimum drive characteristics are reviewed. Typical pipeline pumping stations are developed with characteristic curves at each station for different grades of crude oil. Engineering and economic evaluations are made for various station configurations including constant-sp... View full abstract»

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  • Electric Heating - Take Another Look

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 641 - 648
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    The advantages and disadvantages of electric heating methods are described and compared to other common methods of process heating. Brief descriptions of many electric heating methods are given, with references for the engineer who wishes to pursue any method in depth. Common process requirements, such as drying, melting, etc., are linked to the types of electric heating that are most applicable. ... View full abstract»

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  • Mathematical Models for High-Intensity Discharge Lamps

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 648 - 654
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    Mathematical models have been determined for mercury and high-pressure sodium electric discharge lamps. The models consist of a set of nonlinear differential equations. They reproduce the electrical characteristics of the lamps from dc to the high audio frequencies with good accuracy. They permit computer simulation of electronic or reactive ballasting circuits. Also, they yield a better qualitati... View full abstract»

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  • Light Rail/Rapid Transit: New Approaches for the Evaluation of Energy Savings, Part I - Life-Cycle Cost from Synthetic Routes/Operational Models

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 655 - 665
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    The energy-saving benefits of new traction technologies for light rail/rapid transit systems must be evaluated on the basis of life-cycle cost, which includes both purchase cost and energy consumption. Rigorous energy consumption evaluations previously have not been possible because of the lack of 1) a practical basis for comparing the energy consumption of different transit car/traction systems a... View full abstract»

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  • Light Rail/Rapid Transit: New Approaches for the Evaluation of Energy Savings, Part II - On the Receptivity of a Transit System

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 665 - 678
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    New approaches are presented for the determination and evaluation of regeneration in large transit systems. A specific definition of the receptivity of transit systems to available regenerative braking energy is presented, and the analytical base for receptivity evaluations is developed. The construction of a transit system operational model also is described. This operational model is the mechani... View full abstract»

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  • ABC's of Regulator Maintenance

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 679 - 685
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    A practical approach to the maintenance of electrical and electronic regulators is presented. It is possible to identify and record critical points which define regulator performance. This simplifies maintenance routines on complex networks and permits ready comparison with previously recorded data for evaluation and troubleshooting, thereby reducing training and diagnostic time. Examples of actua... View full abstract»

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  • Suboptimal Control of a Static Scherbius Induction Motor System Using a Microprocessor

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 686 - 699
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    A theoretical and experimental application of modern control theory and the microprocessor to the speed control of a static Scherbius induction motor system are described. When the microprocessor is used as a controller for such a system, and where motion is fast, the processing time of the microprocessor cannot be neglected since it may well be comparable to a tenth of the time constant of the in... View full abstract»

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  • Bias Voltage Controlled Three-Phase Converter with High Power Factor

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 700 - 706
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    In rectifier systems, the compensation of reactive power accompanied with conventional line commutation is a significant problem. The most desirable and effective technique for realizing reactive power compensation is not the addition of more reactive compensators but the improvement of the converter circuit in itself. The new three-phase converter using the latter technique is proposed and discus... View full abstract»

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  • Characterization of Programmed-Waveform Pulsewidth Modulation

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 707 - 715
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    Programmed-waveform pulsewidth modulated (PWM) waveforms, applicable to ac-dc/dc-ac converters, are synthesized and analyzed in terms of several structural parameters. By invoking sensitivity studies and heuristics, optimal PWM structures are identified and contrasted. The results show total harmonic performance as a function of switching levels, waveform types, commutations per cycle, and filter ... View full abstract»

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  • Testing and Start-Up of Programmable Controller Systems

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 716 - 723
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    Testing of a programmable controller system before shipment to the field can save money and time during checkout and start-up of a project. A method of testing a programmable-controller system that checks the designed system for logic operation, equipment problems, design errors, and programmable controller wiring errors is described. The testing program also provides an early opportunity to deter... View full abstract»

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  • Prebreakdown Process in Freon-Nitrogen Mixtures at Low Gas Pressures

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 724 - 727
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    Steady-state prebreakdown currents were measured under a uniform field in freon-nitrogen mixtures over the range 110¿ E/p¿240 (E = electric field in V.cm -1torr -1, and p = gas pressure in torr) and at pressures ranging from 1-20 torr for different concentrations of freon. From the measured currents, the values of ionization and attachment coefficients and the ratio of diffusion co... View full abstract»

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  • Measurements of Pulsed Corona in Coaxial Electrode Structures

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 727 - 735
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    A low-inductance pulse generator is used to deliver a high-voltage short-duration pulse to an air-filled coaxial electrode configuration. When the voltage is below the sparkover value, the pulse energy is delivered to a diffuse corona which visually appears to fill the Interelectrode region. Energy transfer, current distribution, and pulse shape are measured for variations in electrode diameters, ... View full abstract»

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  • An Invitation To Membership

    Publication Year: 1980 , Page(s): 736
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Aims & Scope

The scope of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS includes all scope items of the IEEE Industry Applications Society, that is, the advancement of the theory and practice of electrical and electronic engineering in the development, design, manufacture, and application of electrical systems, apparatus, devices, and controls to the processes and equipment of industry and commerce; the promotion of safe, reliable, and economic installations; industry leadership in energy conservation and environmental, health, and safety issues; the creation of voluntary engineering standards and recommended practices; and the professional development of its membership.

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