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The Design Guide is not...

  • created as a substitute for educational background and experience
  • meant to replace the large number of detailed literature available on power system design
  • a substitute for the services of a licensed design professional

Design Guide Section Listing
  1. Power Systems Design - Introduction & Basic Principles
  2. Electric Power Fundamentals
  3. Load Planning - Basic Principles
  4. System Voltage Considerations - Basic Principles
  5. System Arrangements
  6. Electrical System Grounding
  7. Electrical System Protection
  8. AC Motors, Motor Control & Motor Protection


Design Guide Supplements

Power System Selective Coordination: 600V and Below
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  1. Power Distribution Equipment Types
  2. Emergency & Standby Power Systems
  3. Power Quality Considerations
  4. Arc Flash Hazard Considerations
  5. Utility Interface Considerations
  6. Electrical Energy Management
  7. Project Coordination
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