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January 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 January 2021 EA!

Fast Forward
8 Smarter construction with robots
The construction business is notoriously slow to adopt technology, but new start-ups and inventions have builders considering the advantages of automation
By Selena Cotte, EA Managing Editor
Business Management
19 Hiring through a pandemic
Trying to find the right fit for your shop is difficult enough under ‘normal’ circumstances. Add in a restrictive and uncertain pandemic, and it’s even tougher.
By Selena Cotte, EA Managing Editor
Motor Performance
23 Form wound versus random wound: Is there a choice?
Selecting one over the other will inevitably involve some trade-offs
With trilingual summary
By Richard L. Nailen, EA Engineering Editor
Index of Articles
29 Annual five-year index of articles
Feature articles that have appeared in EA over the past half-decade
By the Electrical Apparatus staff
More Than Accounting
35 Success in the Year of Covid-19
Flexibility and planning are key to surviving in tough times and flourishing in good
By William H. Wiersema, CPA, EA Contributing Editor
Pump It Up
38 Intelligent pumps: What’s new in 2021
The latest in digital pump monitoring and control is poised to lift intelligent pumping to the next level
By Kevin Jones, EA Senior Editor
Electric Avenue
39 The trans-Pacific EV competition is heating up
Three Chinese manufacturers of electric vehicles recently reported a surge in product deliveries, but will the surge be felt outside of
By Kevin Jones, EA Senior Editor
Plant Life
41 On-the-job monitoring: are there no limits?
As R&D advances, data collection is more personal than ever
By Elizabeth Van Ness, EA Publisher

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