Partial Discharges in Transformers – Simplified

You might have come across while dealing with transformers with the word “Partial Discharge”. Sometimes people ask “have you carried out partial discharge test?”. So let us understand what partial discharge is about in simple words. What are Partial Discharges?  Electrical discharges in insulating media that only partially bridges the insulation between conductors are partial discharges. […]

Why an employee leaves a company

Yesterday (17.03.2018) when I was taking a session on the topic “Aligning with Company’s Vision”, an interesting point came for discussion. The point is why an employee leaves a company? The following are the reasons felt by the group.  1.       Nothing more to learn 2.       Salary 3.       Office Politics 4.       No more hierarchical levels to reach 5.       Family Commitments 6.       Socio-political […]

Scott Connected


What it is? A Scott connected transformer is a type of circuit device used to convert a three-phase supply (3-φ, 120-degree phase rotation) to a two-phase (2-φ, 90-degree phase rotation), or vice-versa. The Scott connection evenly distributes a balanced load between the phases of the source. How it all started? In the later part of 19th century, two phase […]