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Next Meeting, Tuesday, July 25, Engineering Ethics

James Wesley Smith, PE, of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers, will provide us a program on Engineering Ethics. The presentation will be focused on engineering ethics but it will also address some of the latest statute and rule changes as well as the most recent issues regarding the Board and agency operations that affect the licensing community. Also to be presented are enforcement issues and some recent sanctions that the Board has taken against non-licensed and licensed engineers. The meeting is open for all and the P.E.'s attending will be given a certificate to meet the one hour of ethics training required annually by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers. For more information please see the announcement.

Roy Matthews Receives IEEE Award

Roy Matthews (left) receives an IEEE Appreciation Award on May 23, from Vice Chapter Chair Mike Noth, for service as Central Texas Power Society Chapter Chair for 2005-2006. We all appreciate Roy's hard work and dedication coordinating the PES Chapter's successful activities.

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


July, 2006, Power Factor and Power Factor Correction
Michael Hillhouse presentation (24.2 Mb PowerPoint File)

February, 2006, Uninterruptible Power Supplies,
Chuck Berry presentation
(2.4 Mb PowerPoint File)

January, 2006, Katolight Generator Sets and Applications
Mike Dauffenbach presentation (9.9 Mb PowerPoint File)

October, 2005, Stored Diesel Fuel Maintenance Standards
Greg Hagopian presentation (0.5 Mb PowerPoint File)

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)

Analog Newsletter

Some attendees of our meetings have not been receiving their electronic copy of the IEEE Central Texas Section Newsletter, The Analog. If you are an IEEE member, your subscription is automatic to your profile on record at IEEE. IF you are not a member, you may subscribe. Details are provided at the Analog Webpage.

Be advised that there is NOT a lot of traffic on this list intentionally.  The list manager tries to keep it below 3 emails a month - The Analog, the mid-month reminder, and maybe an emergency announcement, but we prefer 2 emails a month.

San Antonio and Austin Have New PES Chapters

Congratulations to the engineers in Austin and San Antonio for establishing new IEEE PES chapters. The chapter leaders are looking forward to working with each other under Central Texas Section and the Power Engineering Society.

The Austin Chapter officers are:

President: Ron Brown
Vice President: Mike Noth
Secretary: Rheuben Hair
Treasurer: Stacy Smith
Webmaster: Don Drumtra

The San Antonio Chapter officers are:

Chairman, Annie Levesque, P.E.
Vice Chairman: Scott Walowsky
Secretary/Treasurer: Steven Mouser

Updated 2006 July 19 by Don Drumtra

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