Electric Motor Load

As shown in Figure 1, the installations and uses of electric motors are just as diversified as the many different kinds and horsepower ratings of electric motors. In general, electric motors or electrical utilization equipment that contains motor loads must be provided with a disconnecting means, supply conductors, and some …

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Scientific Notation Rules and Examples

scientific notation

The goal of this module is to provide students with the tools they need to use scientific notation to represent quantities, apply electrical units of measure, convert metric units, and express measured data with the proper number of significant figures. Objective A learner will be able to: Use scientific notation …

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Secure Data Transport in the Cloud

Secure Data Transport in the Cloud

On the Internet, the primary protection mechanism is encryption. Cloud providers use encryption such as Advanced Encryption Standards (AES) and Triple Data Encryption Standards (3DES) to ensure a standard of security in their environments. Encryption is often used with identity management. To avoid exposure to a user’s identity and to …

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Key Technical Considerations for Cloud Deployments

INTRODUCTION In this lesson, different cloud types will be compared to identify which type is best suited to meet an organization’s business needs. Technical details of new and/or previously discussed cloud components and features will also be explained.  Cloud service providers will often adopt technical standards to ensure its customer …

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Electrical Engineering Terms A

ABB Drive Assistant For ABB Drives, particularly the ACS355 Series, the Drive Assistant provides a convenient method to program and control the ABB Drive and electric motors. There are two version, the Basic with a one-line display and the Advanced with a three line display. Amortisseur Winding. In an AC …

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Electrical Engineering Terms B

Bonding. The act of interconnecting two or more conductive bodies to establish electrical continuity and conductivity. Baseline Speed. Listed on the nameplate of a given electric motor, the baseline speed is the full-load or running speed or rpm of the motor when it is operated at its rated voltage, rated …

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Electrical Engineering Terms C

Capacitance / Stray Capacitance. Capacitance is the storage of electricity in a capacitor. Capacitance in the earth is referred to as stray capacitance. Stray capacitance describes the storage of an electrical charge on the ground due to a natural difference of pressure (static electricity). Capacitor / Condenser. The descriptive term …

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Electrical Engineering Terms D

Demarcation Point. The term demarcation means the setting or marking of boundaries or limits. Demarcation point is the service point where the electrical-utility power transmission/distribution grid with installation governed by the NESC (National Electrical Safety Code) stops, and the electrical power distribution system for a building or other structure (premise …

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