One from menu A, one from menu B

Stanley Y. Merritt, Stuart D. Chaitkin

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3 Scopus citations


An overview is given on the specification wording needed to insure that the furnished equipment meets NEMA TP 1 and also is optimized in terms of cost effectiveness for the application. It is shown that savings in total owning cost due to selecting a loss ratio that gives maximum efficiency at 0.7 versus 0.5 PUL are a significant portion of the probable first cost. The vendor should be given sufficient information to allow it to quote the most effective design that is capable of delivering. The use of A and B factors is a straightforward method of communication between vendor and customer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)66-71
Number of pages6
JournalIEEE Industry Applications Magazine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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