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Electrical Switchgear and Controlgear

The functioning of an air-conditioning and refrigeration plant is vitally dependent on a proper electrical installation and its correct design. While this work is normally entrusted to an experienced electrical engineer, the HVACR or ACR engineer should be sufficiently familiar with the basic switchgear and control gear specified and installed. In this article the author, an electrical engineer by profession, explains some important and basic information to the ACR engineer about switchgear and control gear, Subsequent issues will endeavor to further demystify the electrical and electronics that form an important part of an ACR installation today.

Venkat Iyer
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