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Arc Flash the Easy Way - Part 4: Reports, Labels and Project Recommendations
This last installment in the Arc Flash Risk Assessment series will highlight the EasyPower features that facilitate compliance with the requirements of NFPA-70E. Included in the presentation is the ability to print and export reports, customize the report layout, customize label content, and print labels. In addition, the EasyPower label editor permits the use of QR codes to extend the information available to anyone able to scan the equipment label.
Implementing 70E / Z462 - Energized Electrical Job Work Flow
In this webinar, presented by Terry Becker, P.Eng., CESCP, IEEE Senior Member at TW Becker Electrical Safety Consulting, Inc., we discuss how jobs and related energized electrical work tasks can be completed following the requirements of an employer's Electrical Safety Program in order to be compliant with the mandatory requirements of NFPA 70E or CSA Z462 when managing planned or reactive (breakdown) maintenance work. Following a defined Energized Electrical Job Work Flow (EEJWF) is the basis for good due diligence that is sustainable and defendable and ensures residual risk to Qualified Persons is as low as is reasonably practicable.
Arc Flash the Easy Way - Part 3: Modeling and Initial System Analysis, with 1584 Comparison Techniques
The third installment of this series focuses on the use of the EasyPower Arc Flash Suite #2 to construct the one-line model from the collected data and then proceeds to the initial steps required to calculated arc flash incident energies. Industry standards describing the use of the IEEE-1584 model are detailed and examples provided. This will be similar to the prior instances of this presentation, but updated to include techniques in EasyPower for comparing your electrical system using the IEEE 1584-2002 vs. 1584-2018 standard.
Arc Flash the Easy Way - Part 2: Data Collection
Of the overall time involved in an Arc Flash study, data collection can be the most costly if not properly planned. Eliminating the need for repeated trips to the site and avoiding excessive delays and cost is the focus for this presentation. Second in the Arc Flash Risk Assessment series, this presentation emphasizes the benefits that can be recognized both in cost reduction and employee education when facilities maintenance teams are part of the process. This updated presentation includes information on the many changes to data collection due to new calculation parameters in the IEEE 1584-2018 standard.
Design Automation to Fast-Track Workflow
The construction industry can be inefficient as it continues to use outdated processes and methods which that drive up costs and enable risk. This ultimately prevents many new technologies from unlocking value due to poor ROI. BIM was created to solve these issues as a form of integrated project execution throughout the phases of a project. At first, BIM adoption was mainly for conflict avoidance and constructability. Now modern BIM tools have unlocked the 7 dimensions of BIM, providing easy access to design automation and project management efficiencies. This presentation, given by Jeff M. Miller, P.E., and Bowen Liu at Schneider Electric, looks at modern electrical BIM workflow and how these tools can increase productivity in modeling, drawing production, specification, calculation, analysis, costing, project management, and more.
External Lightning Protection and Grounding to Reduce Stress in Photovoltaic Plants
Lightning current transients injected onto PV modules may cause damage to equipment farther downstream, resulting in equipment loss and production down time. Surge protective devices for the DC side of PV plants will not be able to withstand peak value lightning strikes without sufficient energy dissipation through the PV field. With the correct implementation of external lightning protection and grounding, it is shown that the surge protection is not overstressed due to sufficient energy dissipation before reaching equipment. The resultant current propagation, transient waveform and specific energy are calculated at critical locations in the PV field through XGS Lab simulations. This webinar, given by Ivan Grobbelaar, PE, Senior Engineer at DEHN Africa, shows the importance of external lightning protection and grounding design during the planning phase of a new PV plant.