Power transformer failure results in production loss, unavailability of critical services, and loss of revenue. Routine testing and performing diagnostics can minimize loss and down time.
Numerous different ships systems and controls being maintained by engineer officers are used on all types of vessels today. These consist of engine room systems such as lube oil, fuel oil, and seawater, along with deck officer’s roles such as cargo recording and navigation.
This guide to hardware deals with industry-standard items of which, though common, the selection of can make or break the repair, upgrade, or maintenance of essential equipment. How much do you know about the technical standards for the fasteners, bearings, belts, and seals you’re already using?
How many times have you said, “I love that city. It is so clean and well organized.” How many times have you been impressed by how cities like London and Venice are able to handle their municipal services so effectively? You can thank the municipal engineers who play the major role behind this.
Profibus is an industry-standard communications bus protocol used in process automation and sensor networks using programmable logic controllers. Understanding how the networks function will be beneficial to any plant engineer having to deal with PLC problems.
Materials play a vital role in the construction and manufacturing of equipment and tools. Choosing the right kind of materials add to the economy and life of machinery. In this guide to engineered materials we look at the need for and importance of studying topics in materials science.
Whether you’re upgrading an existing system or building a new one, good knowledge of the principles of heating and air conditioning, and typical designs, will allow you to make wise decisions when the time comes. These principles, along with descriptions of typical components, are referenced here.
Almost everyone knows the electrical terms volts, watts, amps, and ohms. Not as many people know about inductance, capacitance, impedance, or reactance, though. The informative articles linked below will reveal these mysteries of the electrical world … and more.
Undoubtedly one of the few major discoveries of humankind throughout history, electricity has changed our lives in ways our ancestors could never imagine. Study our guide and learn electricity basics that have changed our world.
Most rotational applications in industry and manufacturing depend on electric motors. Our day to day life depends on electronic and electrical devices, and they, too, in turn depend on electric motors. In this guide, we look at AC and DC motor designs and operational theory.