Technical writing tips – using symbols properly

Engineers like to substitute symbols for words.  For example, “V” for voltage, “I” for “current,” and “W” for power. Some of these symbols are commonly understood, especially by other electrical engineers reading your content. But sometimes they are confusing, either because they are not commonly used or understood by a specific audience or because they convolute the sentence that they are used in . . . . Continue reading “Technical writing tips – using symbols properly”

I&C Engineer – Instrumentation and Controls

npp control room

One segment of electrical engineering in the nuclear power industry that you may find intriguing as an electrical engineer is instrumentation and controls, or “I&C” as it’s known. Though largely electrical in nature, I&C is a combination of mechanical and electrical engineering . . . . Continue reading “I&C Engineer – Instrumentation and Controls”