myElectrical Tools

Software Tools

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.


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...

Closed Doors

"I can live with doubt and uncertainty and not knowing. I think it is much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers that might be wrong...

Understanding Motor Duty Rating

One of the comments on my Motor Starting Series was asking for something on duty cycles. Here it is. As a purchaser of a motor, you have responsibility...

Microsoft OneNote

A couple of months ago I came Microsoft's OneNote and downloaded the 60 day free trail. Since then I have been using it regularly and now have a full license...

Windows Live Writer and myElectrical

When making adding a Note to our site we have a great online WYSIWYG editor and things are pretty simple.  However, if you prefer you can write, manage...

Battery Cars A to Z

Battery powered cars are a hot topic and widely debated. The pros, cons, issues and time frames can be talked about endlessly. An article by the Telegraph...

Power Factor

Power factor is the ratio between the real power (P in kW) and apparent power (S in kVA) drawn by an electrical load. The reactive power (Q in kVAr)...

What are you reading!

Reading is a bit of a hobby of mine and I"ve done a few off-topic posts in the past on this. Rather than continue doing the occasional post I thought ...

Lead us, Warleader

Delum, who had watched all in silence, his face empty of expression, now spoke in turn. ' "Lead us, Warleader, into glory."' Reading is something I do...

Robotics - Home Innovations

We have a sister note to this (Robots - Interesting Video), in which I have posted some videos of interesting robots developed by commercial corporations...

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