People Matter – Jim Diskin

People Matter - Jim Diskin Jim Diskin is the lead modeler for EME and has been with the organization since 1992.  He graduated from Gateway Technical Institute in 1991 and his interview with Andy Spisak has become a classic of EME folklore.  The story goes that Jim came in for an interview with Andy Spisak [...]

By |2018-12-13T18:46:19+00:00December 19th, 2017|2017Q4|

Leadership Matters – Our 35th Year in Review

Our 35th Year in Review As you are probably aware 2017 marked EME’s 35th year of continuous operation.  It has been another exciting one and I wanted to take this opportunity to thank our loyal and growing number of customers for continuing to select us to support you in resolving your most interesting engineering challenges. [...]

By |2018-12-13T18:46:37+00:00December 19th, 2017|2017Q4|

The Quarterly Engineering Problem – An Actual Case

A PAM motor driven ID fan was unable to operate at high speed due to elevated vibration .  The problem had persisted for over a decade, and a variety of causes for the problem had been offered by other consulting organizations, including; insufficient foundation mass, soft footing under the foundation and resonance of the [...]

By |2018-11-28T21:05:08+00:00December 19th, 2017|2017Q4|

Welcoming our newest addition!

Welcoming our newest addition! Throughout 2017 we have been touting the fact that we are celebrating our 35 years of engineering excellence.  What you may or may not know is that for 30 plus of those years, EME like many engineering consulting organizations, operated out of leased office space – all that changed dramatically [...]

By |2018-12-13T18:47:05+00:00December 19th, 2017|2017Q4|

Generator Matters – Does Partial Discharge mean the end is near?!?

Does Partial Discharge mean the end is near!?! In this article, we examine a generator which was experiencing significant Partial Discharge (PD) and the results of testing performed to understand the expected effects on the winding life. A 150 MWe generator had experienced a tripling of the PD value on the “B” phase, over [...]

By |2018-12-13T18:47:39+00:00November 13th, 2017|2017Q4|
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