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Articles by Timothy Coyle, P.E.

Current Affairs: Rate Options Rate Attention

March 31, 2003
Know how utilities may set your minimum bill, and what your choices are for managing the total load.
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Current Affairs: Follow The Money

January 24, 2003
Designs get more efficient when you understand your client's electrical bill.
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Current Affairs: Suppressing The Surge

November 29, 2002
TVSS protects low-voltage systems...when it is given the chance.
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Current Affairs: Electrical Room Reality

September 27, 2002
Avoid oversizing: consider actual equipment demands along with manufacturer info.
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Current Affairs: Keeping Your Cool

July 30, 2002
Hvac for electrical equipment spaces.
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Calculation Sheet

July 2, 2002
An example of a simple design calculation using Tim Coyle's methodology.
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Current Affairs: Leave a Clear Paper Trail

May 31, 2002
What is (or, should be) in an engineering calculation?
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Current Affairs: The Plugged-In Vocabulary

April 11, 2002
Here are some powerful terms to remember.
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Current Affairs: Acceptance Testing

March 31, 2002
Prevent unexpected failures through "electrical integrity testing."
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Current Affairs: Capitalizing On DC Fundamentals

February 19, 2002
Use the basic forces of dc power, and watch the phantom menace of voltage drop.
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