IoT Solutions for Hospitals

IOT Solutions for Hospitals   Aditi S. Patade – Hetvi P. Gandhi – Nidhi Sharma Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, D. Y. Patil University, Navi Mumbai, India Hospitals are challenging workplace with different levels of safety and hazards. This paper gives a brief idea about solutions designed to solve the problems faced in hospitals with the… Read more

Optimum energy scheduling of emergency generators in a large hospital

A new approach of optimum energy scheduling of emergency generators using linear programing in a large hospital   Yuji Mizuno & Nobumasa Matsui Medical Engineering, Nagasaki Institute of Applied Science Yoshito Tanaka Director Institute for Innovative Science and Technology Fujio Kurokawa Graduate School of Engineering, Nagasaki University   The purpose of this paper is to… Read more

FERC: Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standard NOPR | Comments Due June 24th

RE: Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standard CIP-012-1 – Cyber Security https://www.ferc.gov/whats-new/comm-meet/2019/041819/E-5.pdf SUMMARY: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) proposes to approve Reliability Standard CIP-012-1 (Cyber Security – Communications between Control Centers). The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), the Commission-certified Electric Reliability Organization, submitted the proposed Reliability Standard for Commission approval in response to a Commission directive. In addition, the… Read more

Campus shuttle: Design of a college campus parking and transportation system

Campus shuttle: Design of a college campus parking and transportation system J. Elliott Volgenau School of Engineering, Dept. of Systems Engineering and Operations Research, USA H. Jayachandran  Volgenau School of Engineering, Dept. of Systems Engineering and Operations Research, USA P. Kumar  Volgenau School of Engineering, Dept. of Systems Engineering and Operations Research, USA K. Metzer  Volgenau… Read more

Regenerative Elevator Drive & Energy Saving Benefits

There are at least two proposals for changes to the International Energy Conservation Code regarding elevator regenerative power. International Energy Conservation Code | Electrical Power In evaluating a position on these proposals, it is helpful to review current research related to safety and sustainability costs and benefits.   Listed below is a partial bibliography: Ω Actual… Read more

Enhancing Reliability of Power Systems through IIoT

2019-PSPC-0245 Enhancing Reliability of Power Systems through IIoT Ashok Prajapati ashokkp@ieee.org Robert Arno rarno@northpointdefense.com Neal Dowling dowling@mtechnology.net William Moylan w.j.moylan@ieee.org   Abstract.  This article presents an idea of achieving reliability through Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) for industrial power systems. It proposes hybrid approach for predictive and corrective maintenance. It discusses the self-corrective maintenance (SCM) paradigm as hybrid approach for industrial power systems… Read more

Electrical Safety of Academic Laboratories

Electrical Safety of Academic Laboratories | 2019-PSEC-0204 Presented at the 55th IEEE Industrial Applications Society I&CPS Technical Conference | Calgary, Alberta Canada | May 6-9, 2019 Ω Rodolfo Araneo, University of Rome “La Sapienza” | rodolfo.araneo@ieee.org Payman Dehghanian, George Washington University | payman@gwu.edu Massimo Mitolo, Irvine Valley College | mitolo@ieee.org   Abstract. Academic laboratories should be a safe environment in which one can… Read more