Section Night

IEEE Section Night

January 19, 2021

The Battle of Emerging Technologies 

A.C. Versus D.C.

Bob Swayne, PE

Course Outline:

The National Electrical Code (NEC®), which is revised every three years, has included many new requirements to enhance the reliability and safety of Emergency Power Systems that provide egress lighting and maintain the operation of equipment essential for personnel safety within buildings. This course will describe the differences between Articles 700. 701 and 702 in the 1993 NEC® and in the 2020 NEC® and the significant cost implications that owner’s will be faced with when retrofitting their 35 year old buildings. 

Biography:

Bob retired in 2017 after an electrical engineering and consulting career for industrial and commercial facilities. He is a graduate of Drexel University with BS and MS in Electrical Power Engineering and a licensed Professional engineer in Pennsylvania. Bob served IEEE local and national societies including the Philadelphia Power & Energy – Industry Applications Joint Chapter, National Electrical Code panels, and IEEE standards committees. He was 2013 Delaware Valley IEEE Electrical Engineer of the Year and
now a Senior Life IEEE member.   


Talk Start at 7:00 pm

For Reservation – Go to: https://r2.ieee.org/philadelphia/

 

NOTE THAT COURSE GIVEN BY IEEE ARE APPROVED FOR A CONTACT COURSE PDH IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK.