November/December Meeting

Due to seasonal conflicts we will NOT have a meeting this month. We are working on some great subjects for 2018. Hope to see you in January!

November 16th, 2017

October Meeting

Protecting Power System Infrastructures from Arc Flash and Voltage Instability by addressing them at the source.

DATE: Thursday, October 26, 2017
PLACE : University of Cincinnati (see below for directions)
TIME : 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Social Time
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Dinner
7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. – Presentation
COST: Free

ABOUT THE MEETING:
Participants will have a complete understanding of how to eliminate damage from transients, Arc flash and what has to be done to eliminate them from causing problems in any application.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Daniel Princinsky of Applied Energy, LLC
Bio:
• Master of Science Business and Marketing Minor in Electrical Engineering Technology
• 1975-1980 Sales engineer at Honeywell Inc.
• 1981-1986 Sales Manager, Matson Manufacturing promoted to General Manager
• 1987-1990 Delta Fluid. Sales of Modicon PLC’s, Itran Vision Systems, Motion Controls and Man Machine Interfaces.
• In 1990 Dan started Power Factor, a manufacturers’ representative firm for Controlled Power Co. and Powerware UPS.
• Started Applied Energy LLC in 2002 in order to manufacture power quality products developed by Applied Energy LLC.
• Applied Energy LLC
Achievements:
• 1975 Sold the first ever Building Automation System for energy conservation to the
• Hospital Market.
• 1976 One Hundred percent closing rate with a fortune 500 Corporation
• 2003 Frost & Sullivan Technology innovation Award for new and
• Innovative Surge Suppression System
• 2004-2005 Listed the National Registers “Who’s Who” in Executives and Professionals.
• 2005-2006 Listed in Madison’s International Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals
• 2006 Listed by the International Biographical Centre in Cambridge, England as:
• “One of the leading Engineers of the World” In Power Engineering
• 2007 Listed in Global Publications (formerly The National Register)
• “Who’s Who” In Successful Professionals and Business
• 2017 Applied Energy LLC now has 3 patents with a forth pending.
MENU SELECTIONS:
Buffet Menu: Pizza will be served at no charge- Pre-registration is required for dinner at this meeting.

LOCATION: University of Cincinnati- 60W Charlton (Formerly Sender Hall). Park at the Corry Garage and go 2 buildings north. (on map park at P5 and walk past Sheakley to Charlton) http://grfx.cstv.com/schools/cinn/graphics/auto/FootballParkingMap.jpg

RESERVATIONS: http://www.ieeecincinnati.org/meetings/. Please click on the appropriate link and complete the reservation. (Note: Meeting list on webpage is slow to load on some browsers)
Reservations close at midnight on October 25th, 2017.

DINNER RESERVATION CANCELLATION POLICY
An email to Reservations@ieeecincinnati.org prior to the close of reservations is required to properly cancel your reservation.
All Reservations must be made by midnight, October 25th, 2017

PE CREDITS: Depending on the subject matter, attendance at IEEE Cincinnati Section Meetings now qualifies the attendee for Professional Development Hours towards renewal of Professional Engineers Licenses. Required documentation will be available following the meeting if qualified! The Section Meetings also provide a great opportunity to network with fellow engineers in the area.

October 11th, 2017

September Section Meeting

Power Transformer Testing – Factory and Field
DATE: Thursday, September 28, 2017
PLACE : Raffel’s – 10160 Reading Road (see below for directions)
TIME : 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Social Time
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Dinner
7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. – Presentation
COST: $10- $15, See information in Reservations

ABOUT THE MEETING:
Synopsis of testing performed at the Factory before a power transformer is shipped; the testing performed in the Field during commissioning of a NEW power transformer and the subsequent maintenance testing performed throughout the life of the power transformer.
Emphasis on:
• Winding Resistance and impact of Temperature Correction
• Power Factor at line frequency and what can be learned from Variable Frequency
• Power Factor and Temperature Correction – what’s the status?
• DFR – what is this? And how can it help diagnose a transformer?
• Using IEEE C57. 12.00, 12.90 and 12.152 as guidelines and Test Equipment industry info.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
John P. Herron, P.E.
BSEE Temple University, Professional Engineer, State of Pennsylvania, IEEE Life Member, Member IEEE PES Transformers Committee, Active Member on Working Groups
C57.12.90 Standard Test Code and C57.152 Field Test Guide,
C57.12.00 and Dielectric and Impulse guides.
Over 25 years experience in Application Engineering for High Voltage Test and Measurement Equipment. Formerly for Tettex Instruments, Haefely and HIGHVOLT.
Presently Sales Engineer with Raytech USA.
MENU SELECTIONS:
Buffet Menu: Baked Tilapia with with Lemon Pepper Sauce, Grilled Lemon Chicken, Rice Pilaf, Vegetable Medley, Applesauce, Tossed Salad, Dinner Rolls & Butter
Tea and soft drinks are included. Alcoholic beverages are available for purchase.

LOCATION: Raffel’s is located at 10160 Reading Road, south of Glendale-Milford Road on the east side of Reading. Take I-75 to the Glendale-Milford Rd. Exit, go east on Glendale-Milford Road approximately ¾ of a mile to Reading Rd. and turn right on Reading.

RESERVATIONS: http://www.ieeecincinnati.org/meetings/. Please click on the appropriate link and complete the reservation. (Note: Meeting list on webpage is slow to load on some browsers. If an error occurs, try to refresh the page)
Reservations close at midnight on Sunday September 24th, 2017.

DINNER RESERVATION CANCELLATION POLICY
An email to Reservations@ieeecincinnati.org prior to the close of reservations is required to properly cancel your reservation.
All Reservations must be made by midnight, Sunday September 24th, 2017

WALK-INS (those without reservations): You are welcome to attend this meeting and/or enjoy the dinner even if you did not register in advance. Walk-ins pay a higher $15 dinner fee. Raffel’s determines our cost based on the number of plates used; if you choose to have dinner, please pay the fee if you eat even if you arrive late or didn’t pre-register.

PE CREDITS: Depending on the subject matter, attendance at IEEE Cincinnati Section Meetings now qualifies the attendee for Professional Development Hours towards renewal of Professional Engineers Licenses. Required documentation will be available following the meeting if qualified! The Section Meetings also provide a great opportunity to network with fellow engineers in the area.

September 6th, 2017

9th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition (ECCE 2017)

The Greater Cincinnati IEEE Section is happy to invite you to two IEEE events that will be collocated in Cincinnati, October 1 to October 5. The 9th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition (ECCE 2017), sponsored by the IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) and the IEEE Industrial Applications Society (IAS), will take place at the Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati. IEEE IAS will also hold its 52nd Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency.

ECCE is the foremost IEEE conference in the field of electrical and electromechanical energy conversion. ECCE 2017 will feature both industry-driven and application-oriented technical sessions, as well as industry expositions and seminars. It will provide engineers, researchers, and professionals a perfect blend of state of the art, technical prowess and commercial opportunities in one attractive location. Furthermore, this year’s conference pays extra attention to the topic of Aircraft Electrification, with several talks given by GE Aviation. More details can be found in the How 2 Power’s July Newsletter.

Conference Sites
Duke Energy Convention Center
525 Elm St
Cincinnati, OH, USA

Hyatt Regency Cincinnati
151 West 5th Street
Cincinnati, OH, USA

Conference Websites
http://ias.ieee.org/2017annualmeeting.html

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August 24th, 2017

May 2017 Section Meeting

Amazon Alexa and the new world of Voice UI

DATE: Thursday, May 25, 2017  
PLACE : Raffel’s – 10160 Reading Road (see below for directions)
TIME : 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Social Time
  6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Dinner
  7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. – Presentation
COST: $10- $15, See information in Reservations

ABOUT THE MEETING:

Human interaction with the internet is moving beyond keyboards and computers. Mr. David Stacy from Amazon Web Services will describe and demonstrate how Amazon is using its Echo products and Alexa assistant to implement speech recognition and response in commercial and consumer spaces. He will describe the backend hardware and software technologies such as Lex and Polly that support these capabilities, and share Amazon’s vision of future technologies and applications.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER:

David Stacy is a senior consultant with Amazon Web Services, specializing in DevOps, IoT and cloud migrations. Although David grew up in Michigan, he has been a longtime member of the Cincinnati IT community working at places like Digineer, Seapine Software, GE, and startups Roadtrippers.com and Cordata.  David lives with his family in Maineville, OH.

MENU SELECTIONS:

Buffet Menu:  Homemade Potato & Chicken Noodle Soups, Salad & Baked Potato Bar, Toppings: Shredded Cheddar, Chopped Bacon, Sliced Hardboiled Eggs, Sauteed Mushrooms & Garlic, Diced Broccoli & Diced Turkey, Cottage Cheese, Breadsticks

LOCATION:  Raffel’s is located at 10160 Reading Road, south of Glendale-Milford Road on the east side of Reading. Take I-75 to the Glendale-Milford Rd. Exit, go east on Glendale-Milford Road approximately ¾ of a mile to Reading Rd. and turn right on Reading.

RESERVATIONS:http://www.ieeecincinnati.org/meetings/. Please click on the appropriate link and complete the reservation.  (Note: Meeting list on webpage is slow to load on some browsers)

Reservations close at midnight on Sunday May 21, 2017. DINNER RESERVATION CANCELLATION POLICY An email to Reservations@ieeecincinnati.org prior to the close of reservations is required to properly cancel your reservation.

All Reservations must be made by midnight, Sunday May 21, 2017

WALK-INS (those without reservations): You are welcome to attend this meeting and/or enjoy the dinner even if you did not register in advance. Walk-ins pay a higher $15 dinner fee. Raffel’s determines our cost based on the number of plates used; if you choose to have dinner, please pay the fee if you eat even if you arrive late or didn’t pre-register.

PE CREDITS: Depending on the subject matter, attendance at IEEE Cincinnati Section Meetings now qualifies the attendee for Professional Development Hours towards renewal of Professional Engineers Licenses. Required documentation will be available following the meeting if qualified!  The Section Meetings also provide a great opportunity to network with fellow engineers in the area.

May 8th, 2017

APRIL 2017 MEETING

University of Cincinnati and Miami University Senior Project Presentations

DATE:     Thursday, April 27, 2017

PLACE :  Raffel’s – 10160 Reading Road (see below for directions)
TIME :    5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Social Time
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Dinner
7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. – Presentation
COST:      $10- $15, See information in Reservations

ABOUT THE MEETING:

University of Cincinnati and Miami University Senior Project Presentations

Each year the engineering students at the University of Cincinnati and Miami University complete thir senior projects.  We are amazed at the talent and creativity of these students as they present their projects to us. These presentations are typically an interesting mix of hardware and software, solving problems, improving efficiencies, and creating new opportunities.

The two Miami presentations are:

Solar Powered Irrigation System

Miami University’s Institute for Food has farm land dedicated to research in (more…)

April 7th, 2017

MARCH MEETING

Electronic Parts Counterfeiting: What Is It, How Bad Is It- and Why Should We Care?

DATE: Thursday, March 23, 2017
PLACE : Raffel’s – 10160 Reading Road (see below for directions)
TIME : 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Social Time
  6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Dinner
  7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. – Presentation
COST: $10- $15, See information in Reservations

ABOUT THE MEETING:

Counterfeit parts frequently create the potential for product malfunction, leading to personal injury and even death — a situation that has created unnecessary danger (more…)

March 10th, 2017

Smart Metering Presentation from February Meeting

Smart Metering by Mike Simms

February 27th, 2017

FEBRUARY SECTION MEETING

A UTILITY PERSPECTIVE ON SMART METERING SYSTEMS

DATE: Thursday, February 23, 2017
PLACE : Duke Energy Envision Center (see below for directions)
TIME : 5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – Dinner & Social Time
  6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. – Presentation
  7:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. – Tour
COST: Free, See information in Reservations

SEATING IS LIMITED FOR THIS EVENT-

Priority is given to IEEE Members

ABOUT THE MEETING:

Smart metering has become (more…)

February 2nd, 2017

JANUARY SECTION MEETING

CINCINNATI STREETCAR’S POWER-

Design Criteria to Implementation

DATE: Thursday, January 26, 2017 

PLACE : Raffel’s – 10160 Reading Road (see below for directions)
TIME : 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. –  Social Time 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. –  Dinner 7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. –  Presentation

COST:  $10- $15, See information in Reservations

ABOUT THE MEETING: 

The Cincinnati Streetcar traverses 3.6 track miles of (more…)

January 10th, 2017

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