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ZZ Happened : Keep the harmonics tuneful : monitoring the quality of power supplies

Seminar

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Joint talk with local CIBSE branch looking at the ways of measuring and improving the quality of power supplies. Free car-parking; see 'Additional information' for specific details.

Date and Time

26 September 2017 - 19:30-21:30

Location

High Wycombe, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the UK - Thames&Chiltern:Bucks local network. Contact Andrew Dodd : 07801 459471 or andrew.dodd@theiet.org for more information.


About this event

David Bradley of Socomec explores a series of case studies and a rationale for energy efficiency, explaining Power Quality Monitoring.
This talk will cover causes, effects and how alterations to improve energy efficiency can introduce power quality problems and possibly, site investigation by electricity suppliers.
* Harmonics – LED Lighting, Switch Mode Power Supplies, VSDs
* Crest Factor – Tripping of breakers
* Electrical Events – Surges, Sags, Transients, Flicker etc.
* Power Factor – Lead & Lag
* Skin Effect – Heating of cables
* Imbalance – Inefficiency of motors
With its wide range of continuously evolving products, solutions and services, Socomec are recognised experts in the cutting-edge technologies used for ensuring the highest availability of the electrical power supply to critical facilities and buildings,

Socomec is a family-owned Industrial Group specialising in uninterruptible power supplies, control and safety of low voltage electrical energy systems for the industrial and services sector.

Programme

  • Doors open 7 pm
  • Light refreshments

  • Talk starts 7.30 pm
  • Talk finishes by 9.30 pm

Reasons to attend

This talk will cover causes, effects and how alterations to improve energy efficiency can introduce power quality problems and possibly, site investigation by electricity suppliers.

Topics covered will include:
  • Harmonics – LED Lighting, Switch Mode Power Supplies, VSDs
  • Crest Factor – Tripping of breakers
  • Electrical Events – Surges, Sags, Transients, Flicker etc.
  • Power Factor – Lead & Lag
  • Skin Effect – Heating of cables
  • Imbalance – Inefficiency of motors

Continuing Professional Development

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This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme.

Additional information

  • Doors open at 7 pm with light refreshments available until the talk starts at 7.30 pm

  • Free car parking adjacent to building; opposite Alexandra Park.  Please use Car Park D off Queen Alexandra Road; postcode for Satnav is HP11 2JZ.  (Please do not use car park C which is opposite the hospital.)
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/cxel2zn4fa90wrt/High_Wycombe_Campus_map%20-%20marked%20up.pdf?dl=0

  • Car park D is opposite blocks of apartments approximately 200m up the road from the roundabouts at the bottom of Marlow Hill.  The LEFT HAND entrance barrier is usually raised from 6.45 pm onwards. If it is not raised, use the pillar-mounted intercom to contact the security office.  The adjacent barrier rises automatically on exit.

    Once parked, please then walk to the Owen Harris Building situated at the down-hill side of the car park, alongside Queen Alexandra Road.

Registration information

Registration is recommended but not essential

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