Introduction to Mission Critical Facilities Operations (CD-ROM)Peter Curtis (author)
CD-ROM Published: 01/06/2000
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Both end users and electric utilities are becoming increasingly concerned with respect to power quality problems and reliability of critical operations. These concerns are intensified with regard to utility deregulation, year 2000 issues and natural disasters. As a Real Estate Property Manager, Facilities Engineer, Plant Engineer, Chief Engineer or Project Manager technology your responsibilities are changing everyday. With the advent of e-commerce there is an increasing demand for buildings to operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In this class you will learn how to provide and ensure that clean reliable power for your data centre hardware as well as other sensitive critical equipment is always available. You will also learn the administrative and boardroom roles as they relate to reliability and downtime. An Electrical Emphasis of Mission Critical Facilities Engineering discusses power quality problems such as: surges, sags, spikes, brownouts, blackouts, lightning, static, electrical noise, harmonics and a host of dependable solutions. The student is also provided an overview of Standby Power Systems, UPS systems and associated power conditioning devices. The Real Estate Property Manager, Facilities Engineer, Plant Engineer, Chief Engineer and Project Manager will be prepared to understand and manage the risks related to operating a building that is just beginning or has been operating 24 hours per day, seven days a week.
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