Thursday, November 22, 2007

IEM-IET Talk on Principle of Motor.

Prepared by Hardeep Singh Chahil
Blogged by Lee Mei Ping

IEM-IET Talk on Principle of Motor.

Synopsis of Talk:

DC motors have been known for their simplicity and ease of control especially in applications that are related to precision motion control. However, with the advent of digital signal processing technologies and power electronic converters, the use of dc motor drives has been replaced by ac-motor vector drives in many applications. Vector drives attempts to control an ac motor like a dc motor.

This talk will introduce the scalar drives and explain the basic principles/benefits of vector drives. Its aim is to provide some fundamental information for mechanical and electrical engineers who are involved in the operation and maintenance of vector drives.

Biodata of speaker:

Dr. Hew Wooi Ping obtained his BEng. (Electrical) and Master of Electrical Engineering from UTM. In 2000, he graduated with a PhD from University of Malaya. He has been working on vector drives since 1994. He has been teaching electrical machines and drives in the Electrical Engineering Department, University of Malaya since 1998. Currently, he is an Associate Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department.

Please find enclosed herewith a softcopy of the leaflet for the talk scheduled on 6th December 2007 at 7 - 9 pm, by Dr. Hew on Introduction to Vector Drives.

  • Leaflet

  • Monday, November 19, 2007

    ***Engineers' Night 2007***

    Prepared by Wong Chee Hong
    Blogged by Lee Mei Ping

    ***Engineers' Night 2007***

  • Sunday, November 18, 2007

    Young Professional Night 2007!

    Prepared by Ngeow
    Blogged by Lee Mei Ping

    Young Professional Night 2007!

    An exclusive night I shall say, where the Young Professionals Alliance (YPA) was launched. It was held on 17th November 2007, Saturday at 5.15pm. The venue of the event was at Si Khiong Star Car Showroom, 15 Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur.

    The wonderful event was launched by YB Dato Liow Tiong Lai, the Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports.

    Video shown below. Enjoy...

    Monday, November 12, 2007

    Lightning & Secondary Surge Protection Grounding & Bonding For Commercial & Industrial facilities.

    Lightning & Secondary Surge Protection Grounding & Bonding For Commercial & Industrial facilities.

    Date : 24th October 2007

    Time : 7.00 pm to 9.00 p.m

    Venue : IEM Conference Hall, 2nd Floor, Petaling Jaya

    Speaker :. Mr. Satha A. Maniam

    Total Participants : 81 pax

    Mr. Satha a well known individual in the field of lightning and surge protection as well as grounding and bonding, had everyone pinned to their seats with his enthusiastic talk. The evening was full with clouds of information and excitement as everyone cooperatively participated in the talk.

    The talk was a practical approach to the recommendation of the standards, which referenced to BS6651: 1999 with additional references to IEC62305. The talk also discussed on the difference of direct strike protection and secondary surge protection as well as the measures necessary to ensure equipment functionality.

    In addition, the talk was rejuvenated with many practical cases from actual scenarios with animation to enhance the understanding of the standards.

    IEM G&S -YES retreat!!!

    Prepared by Ng Siew Kian
    Blogged by Lee Mei Ping

    IEM G&S -YES retreat!!!

    Here is our IEM YES retreat at Port Dickson Beach….

    Yes, it is 8 & 9 September 2007 IEM YES retreat gathering. (There is a deal between us that who are using “IEM G&S” instead of “IEM YES”, have to pay RM1.00 as punishment, and Chau Fong is the first one who get punished since he is the first to give speech during our IEM YES KRA/KPI presentation. Haha.)

    Firstly, have to introduce our two new IEM YES volunteer from UM and Alstorm – Chi Hoe and Jin Kiat.

    After short self-introduction and IEM YES presentation, we prepare ourself for dinner. The food stall has quite nice food (But it might just because we all have waited too long for the food). The bad is some flies keep flying above our dishes when we are eating. Yucks *-*

    After dinner, guys go out to enjoy their Saturday night and girls stay in apartment watching television and zzzZZZ….

    The next morning, nasi lemak and then… 1, 2, 3, 4 one more time 1, 2, 3, 4. Let’s warm up.

    We first play volley ball in two teams. And then we play futsal. That is the first time I realize that how hard it can be playing futsal on sand. The final game is guy team VS (girl + 1 guy helper) team. Guess which team is the winner? Anyway, we all have our prize. One ice-cream. Yeah.

    Come to Port Dickson, how can we forget to swim? And we are not only swimming, but also jumping, throwing, yelling… There is a lot of fun this morning.

    Overall, I’m really having a good time. Hopefully more will join us next time. See ya.

    Wednesday, November 07, 2007

    Agong Scholarship

    Blogged by Lee Mei Ping

    Agong Scholarship

    On behalf of The Institution of Engineers Malaysia, Young Engineers Section ( YES ), we would like to congratulate one of our volunteer, Anwarudin Saidu Mohamed (Imperial College, London) who is one of our volunteer in the PD - Technical Skills.

    For you have met the challenge with determination, strength and total confidence!


    Tuesday, November 06, 2007

    Public Colloquium on "Public Toilet Design & Technology"

    Public Colloquium on "Public Toilet Design & Technology"

    Date :
    10 November 2007 (Saturday)

    Time :
    9.30 a.m. - 1.30 p.m. (Refreshment will be served at 8.30 a.m.)

    Venue :
    IEM Conferencef Hall and Penthouse, Bangunan Ingeniur, Petaling Jaya.

    Speakers :
    Ir. Fong Tian Yong, Ministry of Housing & Local Government

    Ir. Hooi Yoke Meng, Pengarah Jabatan Saliran & Pengurusan Sungei, DBKL

    Good toilet design has been recognised as the most important factors affecting the cleanliness as compare to maintenance & management, public awareness and enforcement. The recent technological advances worldwide have created more innovative technologies such as water saving toilet, dry toilet, biological treatment, Disabled Person friendly toilet and environmentally friendly toilet. The recent publication of Malaysian Standard on toilet design, toilet rating, maintenance & management will require higher level of professional input from architects and engineers. This colloquium will feature some of the overseas and local experiences on ensuring good toilet design.


    Attached please find the form for Public Colloquium on "Public Toilet Design & Technology"

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  • Moment of Glory...

    Blogged by Lee Mei Ping

    Moment of Glory...

    The goal is not to emerge as champion but to be an eye opener to everyone.
    It is definitely to build our own image as Young Engineers Section (YES!)

    "...The big question is whether you're going going to give a big hearty YES! to your adventure..."
    -Joseph Campbell

    Though we did not emerge as the champion, but somehow or rather we are proud to finish at the third placing.

    Friday, November 02, 2007

    Pretty woman

    Pretty woman

    Ever seen a bunch of engineers enjoying their supper?

    No, must have thought it was just a normal supper but it is not.

    Well, this is what happened when some pretty woman walking down the street!!!

    They just drool....