Total System Efficiency - February 2010
The article "Total System Efficiency" appeared in the February 2010 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.
Much of the industrial energy being consumed by systems is wasted through inefficiency. For this article, a system will be defined as the following components working together: electrical input power, variable frequency drives, induction motors, gearboxes and transmission elements (chains, belts, etc.).
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