Solutions for mitigating electric arc talk

The activity was a lecture delivered by a professional engineer from Eaton industries in Colombia. The lecture was about mitigating electric arc in industrial equipment according to IEC and ANSI standards in low and medium voltage equipment.
Some of the topics addressed were:

  • Standard comparison
  • Electric arc causes
  • Electric arc reduction
  • Protective devices alternatives and advantages
  • Applications in medium voltage cells

The activity was held at the University of the Andes in a classroom, accessible to previously inscribed people. Five people including students of the University of the Andes and the National University of Colombia attended the activity. The activity started at 3:00 P.M and finished at 4:00 P.M.


The activity was organized by the University of the Andes IAS student branch chapter and the Colombian IAS professional chapter.