Heather Pugliese

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This article serves as a primer for dc circuit breakers and presents a basic overview of dc power and dc applications in contrast with alternating current (ac) systems. This article also serves as a primer on the design of dc circuit breakers, with a focus on interruption. The lack of a zero crossing requires that the circuit breaker designs look beyond the(More)
The growing need for electrical efficiency improvements, renewable resource integration, and safe, reliable power solutions have caused industries from nuclear to datacenters to reconsider DC (Direct Current) power throughout their facilities. Not only is there a growing trend towards DC power usage, but also as facilities get larger, there is a need for(More)
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