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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.

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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.


Introduction to Lighting

When looking at the design of a lighting scheme it is useful to have an understanding on the nature of light itself and some of the basic theory associated...

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...

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...

Paths of Flight

GE have put together a time-lapse video shown flight take-off and landings at some airports. An interesting view:

8 Motor parts and common faults

Straight forward list of some common motor faults.  If I have missed any other common faults, please take a bit of time to add them in as a comment below...

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla was born exactly at midnight on July 10, 1856 in the tiny village of Smiljan, Lika in Croatia. In his late teens, Tesla left the village to...

Periodic Electrical Installation Inspection – How Often?

How often installations are inspected is up to the owner of the installation, provided such durations do not exceed any regulatory maximums in force. ...

Harmonised Cable Codes and Colours

Within Europe the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) has standardised the both the designation and colour of cables.   ...

Laplace Transform

Laplace transforms and their inverse are a mathematical technique which allows us to solve differential equations, by primarily using algebraic methods...

Understanding LV Circuit Breaker Fault Ratings

I think this post is going to be helpful to several of our readers. While the IEC low voltage circuit breaker Standard [IEC 60947-2, Low voltage switchgear...

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