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EMerge Alliance – Safe Low-voltage Power

“The EMerge Alliance was established to promote the rapid adoption of safe, low-voltage DC power distribution and use in commercial building interiors.”

EMerge Alliance – Safe Low-voltage Power

Twitter Interface – @EMergeAlliance – Promoting adoption of Safe Low-voltage DC Interior Power Distribution.

Highlights

Occupied Space: The first available EMerge Alliance Standard creates a 24-volt DC microgrid for use in commercial interiors, featuring safety and flexibility along with efficiency benefits. See Registered Products.

Data Centers: A 380-volt DC power standard focused on data center and telecommunication applications is under development. View Presentation.

EMerge Alliance 24 volt DC power system demo at Greenbuild 2009. Demo features ceiling grid, lighting, sensors and controls

Analog Devices – Process Control

In my early learning/building days 80s/90s, Chips and Hybrids of Analog Devices and Burr Brown were very expensive and their performance was unquestionable. They made building sensitive and precision instruments easy for an Instrumentation design engineer.

Process Control & Industrial Automation – Analog Devices

Another brand that was good/expensive for analog was Datel-GE. Another GE company called Intersil made the best chip-solutions with cmos. They not only worked well, they were also affordable and had low power consumption.

Programmable Logic Controllers - Analog Devices

Isolated 12 bit Voltage input, using AD8275, AD7920, ADR392 to measure +/-10v ranges. Includes Power Management solution.

Programmable Logic Controllers – Distributed Control Systems

Electrical Safety and Clean Power

This is an educative and important guide for Electrical Equipment Safety. This can be also applied partially to Power Electronics and Home Energy Systems. Electronic Equipment also have to be maintained by Calibrating them and protecting them from environmental parameters like dust, grime, direct sunlight, moisture, humidity, sea wind (brine), corrosive fumes and chemicals. They should not be even placed near machines like a big lathe, sub-sonic or low frequency vibrations.

Electrical Safety Testing Reference Guide

Electrical Safety is a Serious Issue Electrical Safety in the workplace is the most important job of an electrical worker. No matter how much training one has received or how much employers try to safeguard their workers, Electrical Safety is ultimately the responsibility of the electrical worker.

Electrical Safety Hazards Handbook

Power Studies, Arc-Flash Hazard Labeling, Data Gathering and Inspection, Engineering Services.

The steps to osha electrical safety

Electrical Design, Lighting and most important Earthing or Grounding. Good Reference Articles and Product Reviews.

Electrical Construction and Maintenancee Power Quality, National Electric Code, Construction, V/D/V, Ops, Equipment Rental Industry Resourc

Earthing or Grounding is something Audio Enthusiasts make a lot of fuss about. The Articles here about Balanced Power, Symmetrical Power Systems and Earthing throw light on ways to counter Audio Noise.

AC Power has the 50/60 Hz noise, now more AC noise can be picked up by poorly designed systems when so many gadgets around. These articles are also relevant for the instrumentation engineer. Dissonance is encountered when you build sensitive strain gauge based measurements or while measuring and transmitting micro-volts from a remote sensor to the dashboard/control panel.

Index of Technical Articles About Balanced Power

International leader in electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and power quality (PQ). EMC Filters, RFI Suppression Chokes, Feedthrough Components.

Schaffner – @SchaffnerEMC – EMC/EMI components, harmonic filters & magnetic components.

Schaffner – electromagnetic compatibility

EE Books of Hans Camenzind

Hans Camenzind book on Analog CMOS design is a good reference for students and covers Power Electronic concepts like Switching Regulators and Low Drop-Out Regulators. Designing Analog Chips by Hans Camenzind

The Delta-Sigma Converter A/D and Zero-Crossing Detectors on Mixed Design.

Communications circuits like Timers and Oscillators . Phase-Locked Loops and Filters too.

Designing Analog Chips by Hans Camenzind

Hans Camenzind was born and raised in Switzerland and moved to the U.S. after college. He received an MSEE from Northeastern University and an MBA from the University of Santa Clara. After several years doing research in the Boston area, he moved to the West Coast to join Signetics (now Philips) and later started his own company, Interdesign. After heading it for seven years he sold Interdesign to Plessey.

This is a Book every Electronic Enthusiast Wannabe needs. Like Basics and History Together to make it Appetizing. – Much Ado About Almost Nothing

wiSeries from Newport – Wireless Scanner Controller

Wireless monitoring and control system features meters and scanners compatible with a large and growing number of NEWPORT wireless sensors:

wiSeries from Newport – Wireless Scanner Controller

wiSeries from Newport - Wireless Scanner Controller

The new NEWPORT wiSeries wireless monitoring and control system provides local monitoring and control, along with remote Web-based monitoring of temperature from thermocouples, RTD’s, and semiconductor sensors

  • Wireless Inputs: Thermocouple and RTD Temperature
  • Easily Configure through your Web Browser
  • Ethernet and Embedded Web Server (standard)

Newport Electronics – Instrumentation

Industrial control and Networking – Freescale

Wired and wireless industrial communications protocols and human machine interface. Motorola Semiconductors became Freescale. You may recall that some rugged Mosfets, Bridges and Drivers were developed by Motorola Semiconductor.

The Factory Automation have the resources reference to integrate this expertise of high-reliability electronics into your process control systems.

Industrial control and Networking – Freescale

Battery-operated mobile robots

Battery-operated mobile robots, to high-performance processors that control leading factory robots and vision systems. Control and motion in service robots for dangerous, strenuous or repetitive tasks (handling warehouse inventory, assisting nurses, security,construction, mining, industrial cleaning, waste handling, firefighting, rescue)

Wolf Automation – Product Applications

Good application examples of automation and automation components for industrial and other areas.

Wolf Automation – Product Applications

Basic Automation Block can be a Control panel with many electrical components and wires/cables, Controllers, Actuators and Sensors. Actuators are like – AC variable frequency drives, Speed controls, Industrial Automation inverters, DC Drives, Servos, Solenoids, power supplies, and motors,

Wolf Automation – Industrial Automation Distributor

Electrical Control Panel Parts like – terminal blocks, circuit breakers, enclosures, switches, solid state relays, wiring duct, power distribution blocks. mercury relays and fuseblocks. Sensors and encoders like infrared sensors, photoelectric sensors, Thermocouples, Tacho Generators, Proximity Switches, RTD.etc.

Digital & Analog I/O Expansion Modules IDEC MicroSmart Pentra

 IDEC MicroSmart Pentra

For heightened precision and accuracy, you need analog controls, and IDEC can deliver. We offer a wide range of solutions, including 0-10V, 4-20mA, RTD, Thermocouple, Thermistor input modules and ± 10V output modules; there are 8 different modules to choose from, with 12-bit or 16-bit resolution.

To incorporate your sensors, switches, pushbuttons and other digital controls, IDEC offers an array of digital expansion modules with DC inputs, AC inputs, relay outputs and transistor outputs.