The complete article written by Steve Coleman and Aleen Mohammed (PeGuru admin) is published in the Electrical Construction & Maintenance magazine. Read this article on ECMweb at:
If you are conducting an arc flash study, you are probably using one of the many software packages that can perform the analysis for you – at the click of a button. However, as convenient as they seem, there are several pitfalls that can cause erroneous results if you are unaware of the underlying premises behind many of the calculations. This article will discuss five such pitfalls that can ruin the arc flash study. These mistakes are quite easy to commit and can be mitigated early by identifying them in the scope of work.
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