Failures in Electrical Systems, Equipments and Materials - Eng. Manuel Bolotinha


Electrical systems, equipments and materials are subject to failures that can cause the total destruction of equipments and severe power outages. For this reason it is important to know the main causes of those failures, their consequences and the procedures and tests to be performed in order to find the reasons why equipment or its materials failed.

In this talk the speaker, based on his experience, refers most common causes of failures of electrical systems, equipments and materials, as well as the most appropriate measures to avoid those failures.

Wide application international standards are addressed in the talk, as well as national or European standards (EN) which must also be considered whenever required by the Owner or national regulations.