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The Engineers Ireland Electrical division is for engineers with an interest in electricity, electronics, and electromagnetics.

The division has links with other professional associations and organisations such as the Conseil International des Grand Reseaux Electriques (CIGRÉ) and NSAI’s Electro-technical committee under the direction of the CRU.

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Electronic skin patches could restore lost sensation and detect disease

Picture this: you’ve experienced no physical sensation beyond your wrists for years, then a doctor drapes a thin, flexible membrane over your hand and, like magic, you can feel the trickle of water through your fingers again.

Here's why DC is used in most trains over AC

AC or DC? Which one is best for electric traction motor trains?

Lightweight, bendy, cheaper – the promise of organic solar panels

Today’s silicon solar panels are an industry standard, but these rigid, heavy blocks may be shunted aside by plastic rivals – lightweight, flexible solar panels that could be printed and stuck onto buildings or placed in windows or cars, turning light into electricity in locations inaccessible to their heavier cousins.

Transparent electronic books and human-looking robots: the new field of ‘organic electronics’

Electronics made from carbon rather than silicon could lead to a new generation of medical devices, sensors and perhaps even robots, according to Professor Andreas Hirsch, chair of organic chemistry at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg in Germany.

How Nikola Tesla's visions of our world came to be reality

The Serbian-American inventor and futurist Nikola Tesla is one of the most revered figures in engineering. His imaginative genius and inventive mind led to dozens of breakthroughs in the production, transmission, and application of electricity.

Overview of new 'National Rules for Electrical Installations' – Irish Standard: IS 10101:2020'

After more than 12 years in use, the National Rules for Electrical Installations ET101:2008 have been replaced with the new NSAI publication IS 10101:2020, writes Brendan Dervan.


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