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A full house at the November 16, 2010, meeting of the ISA Los Angeles Section heard an excellent presentation by Bob Burnell, P.E., on Arc Flash.

Arc Flash Hazards and Analysis

Note - Location Changed

This month's presentation is an abbreviated version of an 8-hour training class on Arc Flash by Bob Burnell, PE, of General Electric.

Date & Time
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
5:30 Social
6:00 Buffet Dinner - All You Can Eat
6:30 Announcements
6:40-8:00 Program

No cost for ISA members, students and those who join at the meeting. Non-members $10.

New Location:
Sizzler Restaurant
10315 Lakewood Boulevard
Downey, CA 90241
Online Map & Directions

To RSVP please contact Charles Huang at .

Presentation Summary. Arc Flash hazard analysis will be demonstrated using one of several typical software packages that can be used to model a site's power distribution and create Arc Flash labels. The lecture includes videos that are riveting. IEEE 1584 defines the metrics around Arc Flash events. Also, NFPA, the organization which has standardized safety around arc-flash, will be referenced numerous times.

About the Speaker. Bob Burnell, PE, is a Professional Engineer with General Electric whose present role is that of a specification engineer and a certified trainer on Arc Flash and Electrical Safety working from the Brea, California office. Bob started out his career as in industrial electrician working in automation, power generation and the petrochemical industry. After ten years in the field, he returned to school and obtained a BSEE from Cal Poly Pomona in 1998. He was active with the ISA student section at Cal Poly as well as the professional section following graduation. Following a brief tenure with Frito Lay, he joined GE Engineering Services in 1999. Recent activity includes involvement with GE's new product introduction of Arc-Vault along with performing arc-flash studies and safety training.

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Section Events, 2009-2011

- 2009 -
Sept 15 - Edison Tour
Sept 23 - Multimeter Training Course, Part 1
Sept 30 - Multimeter Training Course, Part 2
Oct 6-8 - ISA Expo Houston
Oct 20 - Control Valves Program
Nov 17 - Wireless Program
Dec 12 - Christmas Cruise

- 2010 -
Jan 19 - PE License Update
Feb 18 - Instrumentation 2010™ Expo & Training
Mar 15 - Virtual Instrumentation
Apr 20 - Data Communication & PLC Training
May 18 - Analyzer Program
June 8 - Deadline for ISALA Scholarship Application Deadline
June 11 - Automation Treasure!™ Expo & Training, Las Vegas
June 15 - Pressure Relief Valves
Sept 11 - PE Review Course, Class 1 of 6 (Continues through Oct 23)
Sept 17 - ISALA Golf Tournament
Sept 21 - Motor Controls
Sept 29 - Multimeter Safety Class 1 of 2
Oct 6 - Multimeter Operation Class 2 of 2
Oct 19 - Control Valve Program and Facility Tour
Nov 16 - Arc Flash Hazards and Analysis
Dec 4 - Christmas Party at Knott's Berry Farm Hotel

- 2011 -
Jan 18 - TBA
Feb 15 - TBA
Mar 3 - Instrumentation 2011™ Expo & Training Expo & Training
April - BBQ at Santa Anita Racetrack (Date TBA)
Apr 8 - ISALA Golf Tournament
May 17 - TBA
June 21 - TBA

Updated Nov 16, 2010

March 15 2017