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Announcements and Events

Tuesday, September 27, Mike Noth on Lightning

Join us on Tuesday, September 27, 6 PM, for Michael (Mike) E. Noth's presentation on Lightning.

Mike is the Senior Electrical Engineer in the Facilities Department of Samsung. He has over 17 years experience in the Semiconductor industry. He received his BSEE from the University of Texas in Arlington and holds PE licenses in the states of Texas and Oregon. Mike is an active member of the Power Engineering and Industrial Applications Societies of IEEE. Mike has been blissfully married 25 years and has four sons.

Please RSVP to Stacy Smith via email or phone, 512-232-6103, and see the meeting announcement for additional details.

Wednesday-Friday, October 5-7 IEEE PES CIGRE Symposium, San Antonio

We are pleased to announce that the Power Engineering Society, International Council on Large Electric Systems, will now be held at the Hilton Palacio del Rio in San Antonio Texas on the originally scheduled dates, 5-7 October 2005.  This is an excellent, attractive venue on the famous Riverwalk.  Accompanying persons will be very pleased with the restaurants, shopping, and museums within  walking distance of the hotel. The several CIGRE Study Committees meeting in conjunction with the Symposium on the days preceding and following the Symposium also remain on the schedule as planned. For more detail and registration, please visit the event Website.

Thursday, October 13, Central Texas Lighting Exposition

The Texas Capital Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America is proud to present a tabletop exhibit of new lighting products to our regional design community. Consider this to be Central Texas' mini-Lightfair!! Products will include luminaries, lamps and control systems to say the least. This is a FREE event! The exhibit doors open at 3pm and appetizers begin at 6pm.

Door prize drawings throughout the event-must be present to win. Bring your co-workers, tell your friends.
See the announcement for a list of exhibitors and For more information please contact: Jennifer Jaques via email or phone, 512-353-3890.

Continuing Education
Certificates. You may pick up your CE certificates for IEEE meetings at the meeting.

Our grateful thanks to Tom Dittlinger

Many thanks to Tom Dittlinger, Rockwell Automation, for his outstanding presentation on Low Voltage Drives and associated techniques for reduction of harmonic generation with low pulse count conversions. The technical level of his presentation was perfect providing an excellent mix of theory and practice. We really appreciate Tom's taking the time to put together and present this program.

Presentation Slides

May, 2005, Critical Power Distribution System
Mike Filley presentation
(4.2 Mb PowerPoint File)

April, 2005, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems
Mark Hunter presentation (0.5 Mb PowerPoint File)

October, 2004, Bridge Collapse Monitoring System (5.5 Mb PDF File)
James Mercier presentation background (The article is on pages 28-35.)

February, 2004, Wind Power.
Jules Campbell presentation (5.9 Mb PDF File)
Walter Hornaday presentation (0.3 Mb PDF File)



Updated September 17 by Don Drumtra

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