Latest Electrical safety Stories

2013-05-15 23:23:58

Lucintel´s analysis of power cable industry indicates strong growth through 2017. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 The global power cable industry is expected to witness robust growth and reach an estimated $79.3 billion in 2017. High investment made by private companies and government interest in the power sector is driving growth in the industry. Lucintel, a leading global management consulting and business research firm, has conducted a competitive analysis on the industry and...

2013-04-21 23:02:36

Solid State Transformer Market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of them being used in different products, applications, the components used to manufacture them and geographical analysis; forecasting revenue, and analyzing trends in the market. (PRWEB) April 21, 2013 According to the market research report “Solid State (Smart) Transformer Market — Global Forecast & Analysis (2012 — 2020) By Application (Smart Grid, Traction Locomotives,...

Latest Electrical safety Reference Libraries

2010-10-21 17:15:50

A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...

2007-05-21 06:18:54

The Electric eel, Electrophorus electricus, is a species of fish. It is capable of generating powerful electric shocks, which it uses for both hunting and self-defense. It is a top predator in its South American range. Despite its name it is not an eel at all but rather a knifefish. Taxonomy The species is so unusual that it has been reclassified several times. Originally it was given its own family Electrophoridae, and then placed to a genus of Gymnotidae alongside Gymnotus....

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Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.