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Fundamentals of IEC 61850 2020 – Intensive 3-day Training Programme for Electrical Engineers new to IEC 61850

IEC 61850 is far more than a communication protocol – it is an engineering philosophy and a common language for all those working with digital substation technology. As the use of IEC 61850 becomes business-as-usual for substation automation, it is essential for the technicians, design specialists, and specification engineers involved to have a solid grounding …

Understanding the complex operations of keeping the lights on with Mani Vadari

Mani Vadari, who released Electric System Operations: Evolving to the Modern Grid, Second Edition, gave us a behind-the-scenes look at today’s electric grid: To the layperson, electricity may seem ubiquitous and simple; flip the switch and voilà, you have light! But what happens behind the scenes is anything but simple. Today’s electric grid is increasingly …

Upcoming Event in February Focuses on European Utilities Telecom Networks Needs for Better Security, Reliability and Visibility

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, January 29, 2020 Upcoming Event in February Focuses on European Utilities Telecom Networks Needs for Better Security, Reliability and Visibility Utility Telecoms 2020 | 25 – 27 February 2020, Amsterdam | 100+ leading utility telecom professionals will convene in Amsterdam to transform utility telecom departments and drive the migration to …

The Chicken and the Egg. Telecommunications and Electricity in Smart Grids with Alberto Sendin

Artech author Alberto Sendin gave us insight with regard to telecommunications and electricity in Smart Grids, read on for more: There is probably no controversy on this matter when it comes to reviewing historical aspects of the early days of Electricity and Telecommunications. There are some that have even argued that Telecommunications were a ‘spin-off’ …

Author spotlight: Alberto Sendin is raising the profile of the telecoms department at Utility Telecoms 2020

We are delighted to support our author Alberto Sendin at the 3rd annual Utility Telecoms 2020 event, which takes place in Amsterdam between 25 – 27 February 2020. This techno-commercial meeting is designed specifically to address the information needs of utility telecom professionals. Telecommunications Project Manager Alberto Sendin, author of  ‘Telecommunication Networks for the Smart Grid’ will be speaking …

The Book and Beyond with Iván Vidal

The book “Multimedia Networking Technologies, Protocols, and Architectures” aims at providing telecommunications specialists, and professionals working with multimedia services, an in-depth and up-to-date coverage of the different technologies involved in the delivery of this type of services. The book has been written to also serve as a useful learning resource for advanced undergraduate and graduate …

“Things I should have put in the book” with Brian Watson

Author Brian Watson’s book, Non-Line-of-Sight-Radar, wrote a comprehensive volume, but there’s always more to talk about. Read on for his thoughts on radar, how he wrote the book, and his writing process: Radar: Big data is being incorporated into a variety of fields to improve performance including medicine, physics, and smart systems. Radar is no …

The Extraction Process with Günter Kompa

December author Günter Kompa let us know what prompted him to write his new book, Parameter Extraction and Complex Nonlinear Transistor Models: Since the eighties, parameter extraction of microwave transistors was the permanent key topic in my research group at Kassel University. Initially we dealt with packaged devices comprising the wire-bonded die in a metal or …