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Small, light and efficient transformer

first_imgTRANSFORMER: ABB has developed a traction transformer that uses power electronics to reduce size and weight while increasing energy efficiency.The Power Electronic Traction Transformer is based on multi-level converter topology that uses IGBT power semiconductors and medium-frequency transformers to replace the conventional transformer and inverter combination. The medium-frequency transformer also reduces noise levels. The pilot application of PETT is a 4500 kg unit with a nominal rating of 1·2 MW and short-term peak of 1·8 MW which has been fitted to a 15 kV 16·7 Hz Swiss Federal Railways Ee933 shunting locomotive used at Genève Cornavin station.‘The innovative use of power semiconductors in a core component such as traction transformers opens up new opportunities for rail markets around the world, and should be extendable across a range of other applications,’ according to Markus Heimbach, head of the Transformers business within ABB’s Power Products division. ‘In addition to its weight and size advantages, the new PETT helps improve efficiency and reduces noise levels.’last_img read more


UWF Loads Up Roster with Three More Transfers

first_imgAshton MarshallDS/Libero5-4SophomoreGainesville, Fla.Santa Fe HS / Santa Fe CC 2016-17 (Monroe College): NJCAA Second Team All-American in 2017… NJCAA All-Academic Third Team and team Rookie of the Year in 2016… Monroe MVP in 2017… Hit .242 with 176 total kills in 2016, before hitting .308 with 1.66 kills per set, .51 digs per set and .70 blocks per set in 2017… Led Monroe College to District P Championships and Region XV/XX Championships in both 2016 and 2017… Helped team earn top 15 national rankings in 2016 and 2017.Prep: Played with Orlando Tampa Volleyball Academy… Named the Most Versatile Player for Boone HS in 2015… Three-time 8A District Champion (2013-15)… Class 8A Regional Quarterfinalist in 2013 and a Regional Semifinalist in 2014.Why I Chose UWF: “The reason I chose UWF is because I wanted to attend a program where I could excel both academically and athletically, and I believe that will be possible at UWF. I had the opportunity to meet and work with both the coach and assistant coach as well as meet a few of the team members and felt I would fit in perfectly. I feel that being a part of the UWF team I will be able to succeed individually as well as be a successful team member.” The trio joins five incoming freshmen and Pensacola State College transfer Zadie Engelberger on the 2018 team. Ebony PowersRS/OH5-10SeniorJacksonville, Fla.Bartram Trail HS / Georgia College and State University “We are so excited about rounding out our 2018 roster with Ashton, Ebony and Marissa,” Wolter said. “These three have incredibly advanced skill sets, high level college championship experience and they all fit the philosophy of our program.  They will provide our team depth which will allow us to have really competitive practices.” #ARGOS#Print Friendly Version PENSACOLA, Fla. – University of West Florida volleyball coach Melissa Wolter has announced the signing of three transfers during the April signing period, Marissa Hackett from Monroe College, Ashton Marshall from Santa Fe College, and Ebony Powers from Georgia College. 2016-17 (Santa Fe CC): Totaled 529 digs as a freshman in 2016, good for a 4.60 digs per set average… Added 18 service aces and 49 assists… Second team all-conference, and team recorded runner-up finishes in the All-Mid-Florida Conference and the NJCAA State Tournaments… Team finished fourth in the NJCAA National Championship… Played with current Argonaut Nadine Williams in 2016.Prep: Played club volleyball with Gainesville Juniors since she was 11 years old… Runner-up at USAV Nationals, 5-time USAV qualifying team, First Team All-Area, two-time AAU National Champion… Father, Eric, is co-director of Gainesville Juniors Volleyball and has qualified seven teams to USAV Nationals… Four-year SGA, Beta and FCA member, Top 15% in academics, SGA student body secretary, SGA student body treasurer at Santa Fe HS.Why I Chose UWF: “I chose UWF because of the elementary education program. Another big factor that lead me to UWF is how the coaches really wanted to get to know me and my family. I saw how successful the program has been and I can’t wait to be a part of this team.” Marissa Hackett Middle Hitter6-1JuniorOrlando, Fla.Boone HS / Monroe College 2015-17 (Georgia College): Averaged 3.06 kills and 0.45 blocks per set as a junior in 2017… Had 15 matches with double-digit kills, including a 20-kill match against Francis Marion on November 18… Averaged 3.2 points per set as a sophomore, while hitting .201… Put down 168 total kills for 2.27 per set as a freshman in 2015 and hit .216 on 514 total attacks.Prep: Played with the Jacksonville Juniors Volleyball Association 17N1 Adis team under Coach Adis Imamovic… Played on same club team as current Argonauts Caleigh Morrison and Nadine Williams… Graduated from Bartram Trail High School in St. John’s, Fla.… Lettered in volleyball under the leadership of Audrey Holtz.Why I Chose UWF: “The academics are excellent and offer great opportunities. The staff and people on campus were very welcoming, and it felt like home.” UWF went 30-7 last fall and captured its tenth Gulf South Conference regular-season title and seventh league postseason championship. The Argonauts qualified for the NCAA Tournament for the 12th-consecutive year and advanced to the regional title match for the fourth time in program history.last_img read more


Men’s Hoops Hosts Fort Stewart in Exhibition Sunday at 3 pm

first_imgLIVE VIDEO PENSACOLA, Fla. – The UWF men’s basketball team will play host to Fort Stewart in an exhibition game on Sunday at 3 p[.m. at the UWF Field House.Head coach Jeff Burkhamer’s team was chosen fifth in what appears to be a very wide-open race in the Gulf South Conference.UWF welcomes back reigning GSC Freshman of the Year Jon Brown who averaged 14.6 points and 5.3 rebounds while shooting 44 percent from the floor. They also added eight newcomers to the roster this year, along with redshirt post players Conor Flanagan and Chinedu Okonkwo. A year after winning the GSC Tournament and making the program’s first NCAA Tournament in 2017-18, the Argos were hit hard by injuries and finished 2018-19 with a 12-16 record and 8-12 in league action.The regular-season begins with the GSC-SIAC Challenge on Friday in Valdosta, Ga. against Albany State at 3 p.m. Eastern Time. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more


Super Sub! Samuel Chukwueze’s Electric Performance Turns Tide for Villarreal in Real Betis Rout

first_imgSamuel Chukwueze’s introduction turned the tide for Villarreal in their 5-1 victory over Real Betis on Friday. For 56 minutes, the Nigeria Super Eagles winger watched from the bench as the visitors kept the game at 1-1. Chukwueze came on in the second half and justified his nomination for Europe’s Golden Boy Award with a superlative performance that opened the flood gate of goals for the home side. The opposing defenders could not keep up with Chukwueze’s blistering runs and conceded three goals in quick succession before the year old added to the tally to make it 5-1 in the end. The youngster has been one of the standout revelations in world football in the 2019/20 season and was nominated on Thursday for the Europe Golden Boy award.  Relatedlast_img read more