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Advantages of Effective Communication Skills

Posted by Ver Pangonilo on April 25, 2018 under Life

Important Note: I was searching old unused files on my laptop when I saw this article which was dated about several months ago. I do not know the exact source of this article so if…

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Life Without Electricity

Posted by Ver Pangonilo on April 15, 2018 under Life

Imagine a day in the life of a modern man without a mobile or cell phone, moreso without electricity? Let us start from the dawn of a new day. The modern man wakes up from…

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Young Graduates – Machines or People

Posted by Ver Pangonilo on March 18, 2018 under General

It is graduation time again. Young graduates will be entering the real world. From the theoretical environment of the classroom into the chaotic world of career development. I have once heard from a mentor, it…

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PEC – Is Voltage Drop Calculation Required?

Posted by Ver Pangonilo on March 3, 2018 under Design, PEC

There are provisions in the Philippine Electrical Code stating the maximum voltage drop for branch circuits and feeders. Philippine Electrical Code Part 1/Chapter 2. Wiring and Protection/Article 2.10 – Branch Circuits FPN No. 4: Conductors…

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OFW Reintegration Program

Posted by Ver Pangonilo on February 13, 2018 under Economy, Life

Secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment, Silvestre Bello III, interviewed in one of the Metro Manila radio station this morning, was asked about OFW reintegration. He replied that the program was in placed….

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MVA Method

At this times where supercomputers could fit into a mobile phone and utility softwares are always available to do particular tasks, most Electrical Engineers tend to forget how to implement hand calculations, have already forgotten…

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Short Circuit Study
What is a Short Circuit Study? A short circuit...
MVA Method Short Circuit Calculation
A Short Circuit Study is an important tool in...
MVA Method Load Flow Calculation
In previous tutorials for the MVA method, we have...
MVA Method for 3-Winding Transformer
In previous tutorials, the examples provided were mostly for...
Complex MVA Method – Part 3
In Part 2, we have seen how to combine...
Complex MVA Method – Part 1
The normal MVA method, despite its simplicity, provides only...
Complex MVA Method – Part 2
After presenting the equations that we will be using...
Complex MVA Method – Part 4
In Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of...
Short-circuit apparent power of the system
When doing power systems study, it always the predicament...
Combining KVAs
KVAs in series. The total KVAs in series (KVAtotal)...

Cable Selection

Cable Selection – Single Phase Earth Conductor Sizes Fault Loop Impedance High Voltage Cable Selection – Underground

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Cable Selection – Single Phase
Note: This will be the first of a series...
Fault Loop Impedance
Note: This is the second part of a series...
Cables Selection for Motors
When selecting a suitable cable size for a motor,...
High Voltage Underground Cable Selection
Unlike the other Cable Selection tutorials which deals with...
Earthing Conductor Sizes
The following table lists the recommended minimum sizes of...
Arc Flash Hazards
It's not too long ago that arc flash hazards...
IEEE 1584 Arc Flash Calculations
IEEE 1584 provides empirical formulas for determining arcing fault...
Time-Current Curves Using Excel – Part 1
In these articles, I have discussed the methodology on...
Time-Current Curves
Discrimination & coordination using Time-Current Curves TC Curves Part...
Time-Current Curve Part 2 – Discrimination
In Part 1, I have discussed the basics of...
Voltage Drop Calculation
This article provides a guideline on the selection of...

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Ver Pangonilo

Ver Pangonilo, PEE RPEQ

A Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ), Professional Electrical Engineer (PEE – Philippines) and certified hazardous areas electrical designer with more than 20 years experience in concept definition, front-end engineering (FEED), HV & LV detail design, 3D model reviews, work share, construction and commissioning of Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Area electrical installations in water pipeline and pumping facilities, offshore platforms, FPSO, oil & gas process plants and pipelines including related facilities; experience in instrumentation and control, hazardous area classification for explosive gas and combustible dust atmospheres including intrinsically safe calculations and Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS).
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