November 2016: Tools and Equipment


Software Applications, particularly mobile apps, have changed construction project planning and management for electrical and...

Set on five acres next to the Washington Monument on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., is the...

Going green—really green—isn’t easy. It takes dedication, attention to detail and a vigilance to an...

Second to electricians and project managers, the most important assets on any work site are...

You can’t manage what you can’t measure. This basic concept from any entry-level business class...

Tools, such as Milwaukee’s M18 FUEL hex impact driver kit, are available to rent.

These days, almost anything can be rented, and the rental industry has done a good...

They say there is nothing like the satisfaction of a job well done, and electrical...

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| November 2016
Electrical overcurrent protective system Coordination can be complex and daunting. It is best approached with knowledge of the basics and proper system design.

Waveform with harmonics: 8 percent of fundamental for the 2nd harmonic, 18 percent for 3rd, 10 percent for 5th, 5 percent for 7th, 2 percent for 9th
| November 2016
There was a recurring topic at the summer meetings of the IEEE Power Quality Subcommittee’s various working groups and task forces, and it came to a head at a panel session on

| November 2016
Second to electricians and project managers, the most important assets on any work site are equipment and tools.

| November 2016
My September column, “America’s Money,” explained the basic structure of the Federal Reserve, including the 12 Federal Reserve Banks, Board of Governors and Federal Open Marke

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| November 2016
Without very specific National Electrical code (NEC) rules for determining the right size conductor and the correct size overcurrent protective device, a conductor could overh