Twin Cities I&M January Chapter Meeting

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WHEN:

Thursday, January 18, 2018

3:45 – 6:00PM

 

WHERE:

Starkey Hearing Technologies

William F. Austin Education Center (see "WFA" on campus map)

6425 Flying Cloud Dr.

Eden Prairie, MN 55344 USA

Phone - 952-947-6231

 

ABOUT THE PRESENTATION:

Overview of Electrical Grounding Practices from Substation to Instrumentation

Overview of grounding requirements for various applications including substation, residential, industrial data centers and low voltage instrumentation. Including applicable sections of the National Electric Code (NFPA 70) and the Standard for Installation of Lightning Protection, (NFPA 780). Review includes safety requirements and measurement techniques to determine a "good ground".

Examples of electrical service grounding for residential buildings and commercial facilities including data centers.  Discussion of best practices for grounding related to control signals and instrumentation cabling. Shielding for ground loop and Electromagnetic Compliance (EMC) performance will be briefly discussed. 

 

ABOUT OUR SPEAKER:

Mr. Wayne Hochrein, MS PE - WEH and Associates LLC

Mr. Hochrein is an electrical engineer with more than 20 years of combined experience in control, instrumentation, panel design, power analysis, short circuit calculations and other requirements for industrial machines for US and European markets.  His experience also includes modification to facilities panel board schedules, grounding, ARC flash and conformance to the National Electric Code (NEC). He has significant hands-on experience in electrical wiring, coupled with degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison (BSEE) and a Masters in Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Platteville (MSE). He is a licensed professional engineer in Minnesota and Wisconsin.  He is also a licensed master electrician in the state of Minnesota and a Certified Electrical Safety Compliant Professional (CESCP) as well as a Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) from the American Society of Quality (ASQ).

ABOUT OUR HOST:

Starkey Hearing Technologies is much more than the hearing aids they produce. They are in the business of connecting people and changing lives. They believe being able to hear the world and the people around us is as essential to the human experience as breathing.

As a world leader in manufacturing and delivering advanced hearing solutions, their goal is to bring people together and make lives richer by empowering individuals to reach their full potential in life.

In 1967, William F. Austin founded the company with the simple premise, "Alone we can't do much. Together, we can change the world." They live that vision every day – and it's why with every Starkey Hearing Technologies' product purchased, they donate to Starkey Hearing Foundation to help more people in need around the world receive the gift of hearing. To date they have given over 1 million hearing aids to people around the world.

 

FOOD AND REFRESHMENTS:

Food and beverages will be provided. 

 

 



  Date and Time

  Location

  Contact

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  • Starkey Hearing Technologies
  • 6425 Flying Cloud Dr.
  • Eden Prairie, Minnesota
  • United States 55344
  • Building: William F. Austin Education Center
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  • Non-members also welcome! PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS MEETING IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND. Jeff Paulson (651) 582-4076 Jeff.paulson@ieee.org

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  Speakers

Mr. Hochrein

Topic:

Overview of Electrical Grounding Practices from Substation to Instrumentation

Overview of grounding requirements for various applications including substation, residential, industrial data centers and low voltage instrumentation. Including applicable sections of the National Electric Code (NFPA 70) and the Standard for Installation of Lightning Protection, (NFPA 780). Review includes safety requirements and measurement techniques to determine a "good ground".


Examples of electrical service grounding for residential buildings and commercial facilities including data centers.  Discussion of best practices for grounding related to control signals and instrumentation cabling. Shielding for ground loop and Electromagnetic Compliance (EMC) performance will be briefly discussed. 

Biography:

Mr. Wayne Hochrein, MS PE - WEH and Associates LLC

Mr. Hochrein is an electrical engineer with more than 20 years of combined experience in control, instrumentation, panel design, power analysis, short circuit calculations and other requirements for industrial machines for US and European markets.  His experience also includes modification to facilities panel board schedules, grounding, ARC flash and conformance to the National Electric Code (NEC). He has significant hands-on experience in electrical wiring, coupled with degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison (BSEE) and a Masters in Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Platteville (MSE). He is a licensed professional engineer in Minnesota and Wisconsin.  He is also a licensed master electrician in the state of Minnesota and a Certified Electrical Safety Compliant Professional (CESCP) as well as a Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) from the American Society of Quality (ASQ).





Agenda

AGENDA:

3:45 pm     Check-in/Food/Networking   

4:00 PM     I&M Business

4:15 PM     Presentation/Questions

6:00 PM     Adjourn