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Issue 1 • Date Jan.-Feb. 2012

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): C1
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  • [Table of contents]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 1
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  • The Editor's Pen [From the Editor's Desk]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 4
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  • Publication Impact Factor: Does It Matter? [President's Message]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):6 - 71
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  • Answering the Challenges [Electrical Safety]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 8
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  • High Resistance Neutral Grounding [History]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):10 - 71
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    The last two decades of the 19th century witnessed a rising interest in electrical power projects and a heated debate about using direct current (dc) or alternating current (ac) systems as the backbone of generating and transmitting power. The debate escalated and it was dubbed the "War of Currents." By 19th century measurements, the Niagara Falls generation facility and the 20 mi of transmission ... View full abstract»

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  • CT Saturation Calculations: IEC standards and nonconventional instrument transformers

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):12 - 20
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    This article, completing a series of three articles, presenting themes related to current transformers (CTs), including test results, designed and tested from the viewpoint of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards and practices outside of North America. Although Ohm's law and Maxwell's equations are the same everywhere, how CTs are specified and the responsibility of the di... View full abstract»

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  • Fire-Rated Cable Technology: Testing Methods and Installation Practices

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):21 - 26
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    The purpose of this article is to educate safety, facility, and design engineers about fire-rated cables used for emergency shutdown due to a hydrocarbon (HC) fuel fire. The survivability of such cables in comparison to regular cables under fire conditions is discussed. In addition, an explanation of various technologies of fire-rated cables available today as well as the issues with the previous ... View full abstract»

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  • Electromagnetic Steel Products: A Systematic Iron Loss Evaluating Scheme

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):27 - 33
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    To sell electromagnetic steel in competitive markets, test results that can properly indicate the iron losses of those products at different specifications are desired. However, with limited measurements, the available data sheets can only cover typical data that were determined from common Epstein frame tests, and further information regarding possible iron losses beyond the measurement setups ca... View full abstract»

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  • The Label Says …

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):34 - 37
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    Labeling equipment is an effective method of alerting personnel about shock and arc-flash hazards as well as providing details of necessary protective clothing and procedures. Since arc-flash labeling is intended to protect the worker, it is particularly helpful to consider the various ways in which labeling can go wrong. It is in the best interests of all to avoid any situation that could lead to... View full abstract»

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  • Sound That Matters: Basic Knowledge for Electric Motor Application

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):38 - 45
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    The sound emitted from industrial electric motors can adversely affect the comfort and safety of those individuals who work in their vicinity. As such, many customers and governing agencies impose strict sound limitations on motors placed in audibly sensitive applications. This article will explore the nature of sound data and how it is measured and interpreted. Topics will include the decibel, di... View full abstract»

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  • IEC Grounding Terminology: How it Relates to Typical North American Installations

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):46 - 50
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    Earth is the term for ground in many parts of the world, while terre is earth in French and abbreviated to "T" to indicate an effectively grounded system for IEC system descriptions."T" as the first letter of a system abbreviation indicates a ground at the source, while "T"as the second letter represents a separate ground at the load. "N" for the second letter represents the presence of a neutral ... View full abstract»

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  • Maintenance in Hazardous Locations: Installation, Operation, and Maintenance Considerations for Electrical Equipment

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):51 - 61
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    Industrial electrical systems require the proper installation, operation, and maintenance (IOM) of equipment for a facility to operate safely and efficiently. Of the many types of electrical installations, those in hazardous areas are likely the most difficult to deal with. Misunderstandings or misinterpretations can easily lead to unsafe conditions that put personnel and facilities at risk. This ... View full abstract»

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  • Energy Conservation: Motor Efficiency, Efficiency Tolerances, and the Factors That Influence Them

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):62 - 68
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    High-efficiency motors play a key role in energy conservation around the world. Understanding the efficiency requirements of the international Electro technical Commission (IEC) and the National Electric Manufacturing Association (NEMA) is crucial in both producing and purchasing the right type of electric motors to meet various efficiency requirements. the speed of the motor and the type of the c... View full abstract»

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  • Register for ESW and APEC [Conference News]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):69 - 70
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  • Society News

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):72 - 75
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  • In Memoriam: Gordon Slemon [Society News]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 72
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  • In Memoriam: George W. Youkin [Society News]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 73
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  • Mryon Zucker Student Design Competition [Education Department News]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):74 - 75
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  • My View [Standards]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 76
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  • Highlights of CEA 2011 [Chapter News]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):77 - 78
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  • IAS Conferences [Conference Calendar]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 79
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  • You Make a Life by What You Give [Memoirs]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 80
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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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