Engineering Articles

Here is the collection of expert Insight articles that deal with engineering. This covers all engineering disciplines such as mechanical, electrical, nuclear, civil and chemical.

circuitanalysis

The What and Why of Circuit Analysis Assumptions

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Probably everyone reading this article already has an education…
ohmslaw

Why Ohm’s Law Is Not a Law

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At first I wanted this title to say “Ohm’s law is not a Law.” …
acpoweranalysisp3

AC Power Analysis: Cyber Resilience

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 Power system security is much too big a topic for…
acpoweranalysisp2

AC Power Analysis: Network Analysis

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 Let me use the terms “power grid” and “network”…
acpoweranalysisp1

AC Power Analysis: System Basics

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 Instantaneous PowerThe formula for power is:…
tcp_ip

Administering TCP/IP In Automation or Measurement Networks

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The 1990s saw the widespread adoption of network technology on…
Ethernettime

Time Synchronization Across Switched Ethernet

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Now and then you come across measurement problems that are tightly…
modulation

Modulation vs. Beating Confusion

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A long time ago I read a paper in the IEEEProceedings recounting…
lightswitch

What Happens When You Flip the Light Switch?

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Few people know what happens when a customer does something like…
gas compression

Reversible Vs Irreversible Gas Compression and Expansion Work

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Introduction In learning Thermodynamics, one of the difficult…