Technical Articles

About the Author- Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
240 vs. 208 volts – Do Motors Care? – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
How Often Can a Motor Be Started? – Richard L. Nailen, P. E
The Motor Enclosure – Choose it Carefully – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
What “Explosion-Proof” Means – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
How Long Should a Motor Last? – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
Watch Your (Motor) Language! – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
How Motors Behave on “Low Voltage” – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
Lubrication & Motor Efficiency – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
Keeping It Running? – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
The Most Important Part of Any Motor – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
Who Sets Motor Standards? – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
Do “Power Factor Controllers” Save Energy? – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
Don’t Compare Power Factor with Efficiency – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
Putting on the Brakes – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
Bigger Can Be Better – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
“Soft Starting” vs. “Adjustable Speed” – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
Will “Soft Starting” Save Money? – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
Why Use Space Heaters? – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
Temperature Rise and Class of Insulation System
Electric Motor Troubleshooting Tips – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
What Are “Unusual Service Conditions”? – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
Don’t Lose Your Balance – Richard L. Nailen, P. E.
The Application of Wireless Sensor Networks for Condition Monitoring in Three-Phase Induction Motors – Xin Xue
Induction Motor Multi-Fault Analysis Based on Intrinsic Mode Functions in Hilbert-Huang Transform – Xin Xue
Feasibility of Wireless Sensors for Health Monitoring in Small Induction Motors – Xin Xue
Multi-Fault Analysis in Induction Motors Using Multi-Sensor Features – Xin Xue
Energy Scavenging for Wireless Sensor Networks – Xin Xue
Sensor Fusion for Machine Condition Monitoring – Xin Xue
Case Study about Brithinee Electric
Department of Energy Publications
Local Electric Power History
Motor Resources
Motor Decisions Matter Energy Efficiency Usage Fact Sheet
Nailen Honored for Exceptional Achievement
Get The Insulation That Can Take The Heat
Wireless Motor Sensors Developed at University of California, Riverside
Industry Collaboration – Wireless Monitoring Research Seeks Cheap Leap in Industry Efficiency
Cost Reduction Strategies
Power Quality Devices
Managing Your Motors