Archived Papers

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PCIC Archived Papers Database

2007

PCIC 2007-1 “An Update to the Spreadsheet Electrical Reliability Model” – Supporting shareware described in the paper

Brief Word Document describing these files

2007 Spreadsheet Model (7.7 MB)

2007 Spreadsheet Model of the Gold Book Network

2007 Spreadsheet Model of the proposed Alternate Network

2007 Spreadsheet Model Operating Manual

2002

PCIC 2002-03, “BRAZIL MOVES FROM DIVISIONS TO ZONES”, Estellito Rangel Jr.

2000

PCIC 2000-2, “IMPROVEMENTS IN MODELING AND EVALUATION OF ELECTRICAL POWER SYSTEM RELIABILITY”, John Propst, Dan Doan – Supporting shareware described in the paper:

Reliability Model (model2000-2pcic.zip)

Model Operating Manual (opmanpcic.pdf)

Electrical System Evaluation Spreadsheet (SystemEval_20000210.xls)

Rome IAS/PCIC Paper 63.4, ” EVALUATING AGING ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEMS”, John Propst, Terry Griffin –Supporting documentation described in the paper.

Appendix B “Application Guide for the condition Assessment of Aged MV Switchgear”

1998

PCIC 98-2, NEW AREA CLASSIFICATION GUIDELINES, Dave Bishop, David Jagger, John Propst

PCIC-98-12, THE OUTLOOK FOR GLOBAL UNITY FOR HAZARDOUS AREA EQUIPMENT, Paul S. Babiarz, Gerhard Schwarz, Dr.-Ing. Hans Wehinger

PCIC – 98 – 24, COST EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES FOR INDUSTRIAL ELECTRIC POWER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, Kenneth E. Nicholson, Richard L. Doughty, Frank D. Pulaski, Luan Mane, Gregory Miranda

1997

PCIC 97-5, COMPARATIVE REVIEW OF NEC VERSUS IEC CONCEPTS AND PRACTICES, Robert Alexander, Joseph Kuczka, Joop Spiekermann

PCIC 97-13, CABLE OR CONDUIT- WHO USES IT AND WHY? Paul S. Babiarz, W. Bradley Delans, Robert Hughes

PCIC 97-35, TESTING UPDATE ON PROTECTIVE CLOTHING & EQUIPMENT FOR ELECTRIC ARC EXPOSURE, Richard Doughty, Thomas Neal, Terrence Dear, Allen Bingham

1994

PCIC 94-3, Calculating Electrical Risk and Reliability, John Propst

1987

Pressures Developed by Arcs, Ralph H. Lee, Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 1A-23, No 4, July/August 1987

1982

The Other Electrical Hazard: Electric Arc Blast Burns, Ralph H. Lee, IPSD 81-55, IA-18, No. 3, May/June 1982 (Contributed by Craig Wellman, DuPont)

1970

The Use of Concrete-Enclosed Reinforcing Rods as Grounding Electrodes, Eugene Fagan and Ralph Lee, IGA-6, No 4, July/August 1970 (Contributed by Craig Wellman, DuPont)