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April 2021 Electrical Apparatus


Electrical Apparatus is the monthly magazine and virtual community for electromechanical professionals who design, specify, use, sell, operate, maintain and repair electrical equipment.

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In the April 2021 EA!

Plant Life
12 The future of old power plants
Older coal and nuclear plants are shuttering, much to the dismay of the local businesses that depend on them. What replaces them, however, is worth watching.
By Selena Cotte, EA Managing Editor
Facility Management
14 Time for a motor survey
With the pandemic winding down, now is the time to make sure the motors on your production line are ready for increased manufacturing output
By John Malinowski, EA Special Correspondent
Fast Forward
22 Working like a dog
A canine robot from Boston Dynamics is swelling the ranks of a growing global pack of industrial robots
By Charlie Barks, EA Associate Editor
Green Energy
24 FedExpectations
The world’s largest cargo airline has made the carbon commitment
By Charlie Barks, EA Associate Editor
29 Advancements in energy technology
An update on the latest developments in a variety of energy sectors, from oil & gas to solar power to batteries
By Selena Cotte, EA Managing Editor; Kevin Jones, EA Senior Editor; Charlie Barks, EA Associate Editor, and Sue L. Follett, EA Contributing Writer
Motors & Generators
35 ‘Is this the motor I ordered?’
When commissioning a new motor, all those involved need to be sure they’re speaking the same language
With trilingual summary
By Richard L. Nailen, EA Engineering Editor
More Than Accounting
42 New performance metrics
An overreliance on EBITDA can lead management to overlook other financial objectives. Here are some additional tools.
By William H. Wiersema, CPA, EA Contributing Editor

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