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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.


Voltage Levels to IEC 60038

The standard aims to consolidate AC and traction voltages within the industry and defines the following bands: band 1 - A.C. systems 100 V to 1...

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 ...

IEC 61439 Verification Methods

The (relatively new) switchgear and control gear standard, IEC 61439 'Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies' has three methods which can be...

Cost Performance and Time

Often us engineers get so bogged down in equations, using software, producing drawings and writing specifications that this becomes the sole focus.   ...

Skin Tapping Input

Tapping your forearm or hand with a finger could soon be the way you interact with gadgets. A new technology created by Microsoft and Carnegie Mellon ...

Electromechanical Relays

Electromechanical relays have been the traditional backbone of electrical protection systems.  While over recent years these have been replaced by microprocessor...

Medium Voltage Switchgear Room Design Guide

Many medium voltage (MV) indoor switchgear rooms  exist worldwide. The complexity of these rooms varies considerably depending on location, function and...

Introduction to Current Transformers

Current transformers (CTs) are used to convert high level currents to a smaller more reasonable level for use as inputs to protection relays and metering...

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...

Autonomous Vehicle Challenge

Two driverless and solar power vans have departed from Italy on their way to China via the silk road. During the 13,000 kM trip the vans will drive themselves...

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