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Industry Applications Magazine, IEEE

Issue 1 • Date January-February 2010

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  • IEEE Industry Applications Magazine - Front cover

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  • Table of contents

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  • Inferences [From the Editor's Desk]

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 2
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  • IAS---A volunteer organization [President's Message]

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 4
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  • Safety's stories [Electrical Safety]

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 6
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  • From power to applications---A two-year journey

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 7 - 9
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    Perhaps few people know the origin of the IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Electric Machines Committee (EMC). EMC is one of the most active committees in the IAS. It sponsored 44 technical papers at the 2008 IAS Annual Meeting, and, as of September 2009, it had received 140 manuscript submissions to the IAS ScholarOne Manuscripts site, making it the most prolific technical committee in IAS... View full abstract»

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  • Revising IEEE Standard C37.2

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 10 - 15
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    This article describes the experiences in revising and updating a key IEEE Standard C37.2 - Standard for Electrical Power System Device Function Numbers, Acronyms, and Contact Designations. The article cites the historical evolution of this standard dating back to 1928. The wide utilization of modern, multifunction relays and many new functions made clear the need to update the 1996 version of thi... View full abstract»

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  • New marine harmonic standards

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 16 - 25
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    To address concerns associated with electrical power system harmonic distortion on ships and offshore oil rigs and platforms, marine regulating bodies have introduced strict new harmonic standards. These standards define the acceptable level of harmonic voltage distortion allowed on the vessels they certify. High-harmonic distortion levels are appearing as a result of the increased use of power-el... View full abstract»

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  • The best concepts from the NEC, CEC, and IEC

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 26 - 33
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    In Alberta, Canada, the authority having jurisdiction, or the regulator, has allowed qualified users the flexibility to adapt or combine elements from the CEC, NEC, and IEC into a single operating system to take advantage of the best in global technologies. This has resulted in a unique blended system that combines the best of the traditional North American and international approaches and provide... View full abstract»

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  • Migration of fluids through a wiring system

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 34 - 46
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    The National Electrical Code (NEC) and the Canadian Electrical Code (CEC) contain the sealing requirements to prevent the migration of flammable fluids from traveling through wiring systems to nonhazardous locations, This article reviews the need for the intent and application of these code requirements. Case studies of incidents are discussed to demonstrate that significant hazards exist and how ... View full abstract»

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  • Auditing is key

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 47 - 56
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    Auditing is a key element to ensure that an effective electrical safety program exists in your facility. It is recommended that internal audits be performed at least once each year and that external audits be performed not to exceed once every three years. Auditing provides the means to understand performance versus established standards and identify areas for continued improvement. To have an eff... View full abstract»

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  • Arc-resistant motor control equipment

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 57 - 64
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    This article outlines the added benefits of arc-resistant medium-voltage (MV) motor-control equipment along with the details surrounding the appropriate installation and site-application considerations when arc- resistant MV control products are being considered. A case history is also included, where arc-resistant MV motor-control equipment was installed at a North American production facility of... View full abstract»

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  • Benefits of distribution automation

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 65 - 73
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    It is the intent of this review to demonstrate some of the benefits of distribution system automation. It should be clear through the evidence presented that United has been successful at implementing DA technologies in several ways to benefit its members. In fact, because of this success, United is proactively pursuing newer technologies for its future DA plans. In so doing, United will continue ... View full abstract»

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  • Society news [including obituaries]

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 74 - 76
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  • IAS and ECCE: A joint effort [Conference News]

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 78 - 79
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  • Myron Zucker and Expert Now programs [Education Department News]

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 80
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  • Standards activities for 2010 [Standards]

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 82 - 83
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  • 2010 IEEE IAS Industrial Power Conversion Systems Department Gerald Kliman Innovator Award - Call for nominations

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 83
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  • CMD Workshops and New Student Branches [Chapter News]

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 84 - 84, 86
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  • IAS Conferences [Conference Calendar]

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 86
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  • On the lighter side: Faces at Conferences

    Publication Year: 2010 , Page(s): 88
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IEEE Industry Applications Magazine publishes articles concerning technical subjects and professional activities that are within the Scope of the IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) and are of interest to society members

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H. Landis "Lanny" Floyd
 

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