AI In Manufacturing (Joint meeting with ISA Will-Dupage)

Online Meeting - via Eventbrite IL

The January 2021 meeting will be a virtual event, presented jointly with the Will-DuPage section of the Instrument Society of America (ISA). Registration details for IEEE members will follow. https://isawilldupage.org/event/january-2021-technical-meeting/

Free

Specification & Reliability Factors of Low Voltage Motors

Virtual Event - Details forwarded after registration. IL

Robert L. Amstutz Jr., P.E., Technical Director, GE Industrial Motors will present the following: Discuss differences between NEMA MG1, IEEE 841, and GE product features. Lifting Lugs Application considerations Motor Failure analysis and prevention Bearing Failures Winding Failures Summary of IEEE 841 standard and GE product feature against that standard.

Free

Industrial Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) Installation and Application Issues (Rescheduled)

Virtual Event - Details forwarded after registration. IL

Topic:  This webinar will present a detailed overview of common industrial VFD installation and application issues as well as additional considerations for advanced issues of harmonics, filtering, and energy efficiency.  The full agenda for the presentation is: Common VFD Installation and Application Issues VFD applications (pumps, fans, minimum/ over speeding, torque implications, motor RTD’s) Installation... Read more

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Industrial Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) Installation and Application Issues (Part 2 of 2)

Virtual Event - Details forwarded after registration. IL

This webinar will present a detailed overview of common industrial VFD installation and application issues as well as additional considerations for advanced issues of harmonics, filtering, and energy efficiency.  This presentation is part 2 of 2.  The full agenda for this presentation is: Motor Speed vs. Maximum Load / Cooling Use of Motor RTDs Overspeed... Read more

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Industrial Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) Installation and Application Issues (Part 3)

Virtual Event - Details forwarded after registration. IL

You must register ahead of the event to receive the virtual meeting link. Registration is provided through the vTools through the link below. The day of the meeting, an email will provide you with the link to attend. Topic: This webinar will present a detailed overview of common industrial VFD installation and application issues as... Read more

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Saturday Seminar – 3 Topics

Virtual Event - Details forwarded after registration. IL

Please join us on Saturday November 13, 2021 at 8AM for the annual Saturday Seminar hosted by the IEEE IAS/IES Chicago Joint Chapter.  Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we will be meeting virtually. We hope to return to in-person Saturday seminars in 2022. Registration for this event is required, and is provided free of... Read more

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Grounding System Design

Virtual Event - Details forwarded after registration. IL

The presentation provides information on the types of grounding systems, associated benefits and disadvantages, the transition to resistively grounded systems, and the sizing of neutral grounding resistors for typical applications. This includes system charging current, resistor let-through current, duty cycle, and associated information in relation to NEC and CSA requirements for impedance grounding systems. Lastly,... Read more

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The Benefits of Polymeric Armored Cables, and Their Applications

Virtual Event - Details forwarded after registration. IL

This presentation will focus On The Benefits Of Polymeric Armored Cables, And Their Applications. Medium and high voltage polymeric armored cables are much different than low voltage polymeric armored cables. Therefore, the presentation is split into two parts to go over each type individually. The key benefits of medium and high voltage polymeric armored cables... Read more

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Creating Lightning-Resilient Facilities

Virtual Event - Details forwarded after registration. IL

The risk of lightning strikes on people, structures, and businesses is increasing. Two major factors are driving this trend: bigger cities and global climate change. In the US alone, total lightning-related damage and disruption currently cost $8 to $10 billion annually, rising at nearly 20% per year. Yet for risk mitigation and damage avoidance, cost-effective... Read more

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2022-2023 Chapter Board Meeting

Virtual Event - Details forwarded after registration. IL

Board meeting to discuss plans for 2023 and select officers. Volunteers welcome. Contact the board if you would like to attend.