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Is Smart Grid Avoiding Real Challenges?

In my opinion, there is too much hype about the Smart Grid without looking at the core problems from an engineering and business point of view. There is a constant flow of information, presentations, and discussions about the Smart Grid, but I wonder if this simply makes people feel good and avoids facing the real […]

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ISA Announces Energy Track at ISA Automation Week 2011

ISA announced today the sessions of its Energy Track at ISA Automation Week 2011: Technology and Solutions Event. The conference will take place in Mobile, Alabama, USA, 17-20 October 2011, at the Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center. The Energy Track offers a spectrum of presentations on recent advances in automation for buildings, industrial plants and […]

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Electrical Systems and Principles (TI15)

This course covers electrical principles and components used in industrial instrumentation, emphasizing safety. The material covered includes using schematic symbols,the National Electrical Code (NEC) and basic test equipment. This course serves as an excellent overview for those who have never had electrical training and as a refresher/update for those who have had electrical training (though […]

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Basic Electricity and Electronics for Control

Basic Electricity and Electronics for Control: Fundamentals and Applications, Third Edition by Lawrence (Larry) M. Thompson is a student-centered, class-tested book that enables anyone to gain a basic understanding of electricity and electronics as used in the modern world of measurement and control.

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