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myElectrical Tools

We have tools to help. Our tools range from assisting with basic calculations to IEE compliant cable sizing. Feel free to browse and try.

myElectrical - paid tools

myElectrical Load Estimation Spreadsheet
- estimating building total connected load and maximum demand

Technology News

Regularly check our 'News' page to keep up to date with the latest happenings in technology and engineering. To save you time, we have put together an aggregate of some of the best and most popular items on the Internet.

Third Party Tools

At myElectrical we have put together a series of free software tools to assist our users in carrying out their work.  These tools are listed on the right.

Other companies produce their own software tools (some free, some you need to pay for).  Below is a list of some of the software we have found useful and maybe of benefit to our users.  


Note: third party tools are external to our site and we cannot guarantee they will remain valid or appropriate.   For any broken links, issues or other comments, please let us know and we will correct the problem.


How to Size Current Transformers

The correct sizing of current transformers is required to ensure satisfactory operation of measuring instruments and protection relays. Several methods...

UPS - Uninterruptible Power Supply

A UPS is an uninterruptible power supply.  It is a device which maintains a continuous supply of electrical power, even in the event of failure of the...

Material Properties

Everything physical in electrical engineering from insulations to conductors revolves around materials. Here we are listing common materials along with...

Smarter Electrical Distribution

The other day I came across an article in Technology Review on the development of a smart transformer. A professor at North Carolina State University is...

Cables for MV Power Distribution - Earthed versus Unearthed Systems

Power cables can basically be classified into earthed and unearthed cables, where earthed and unearthed refer to the application for which the cable is...

Railway Electrification Voltages

This post is quick introduction and overview to different railway electrification voltages used in answer to a question sent in via email. While there...

Sony Pocket eBook Reader

For the past few years I have reading eBooks on my HTC touch phone. On and off I have debated buying an eReader and recently purchased a Sony PRS-300 ...

Getting Started with Patents

If you have a great idea or invent something the last thing you want is someone to steal the idea. One of the things you can do is protect the intellectual...

110 or 230 Volts

I've been considering a blog on the 110 or 230 Volt issue for a while.  While browsing the Internet I came across a great summary by Borat over at  engineering...

Electromagnetic Fields - Exposure Limits

Exposure to time varying magnetic fields, from power frequencies to the gigahertz range can have harmful consequences.  A lot of research has been conducted...

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