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New IEEE mobile application for global power and energy industry provides easy access to standards terms and definitions not found in any other single source

Shuang Yu, IEEE-SA Marketing Manager
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PISCATAWAY, N.J., USA, 18 January 2012 – IEEE, the world's largest professional association advancing technology for humanity, today announced that the new IEEE Standards Power & Energy Dictionary application, a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind dictionary of terms and definitions for professional experts and students in the power industry, is accessible by Apple mobile devices.

The IEEE Standards Power & Energy Dictionary application, compatible with iPhone®, iPod touch® and iPad® is available in iTunes®. external link It requires iOS 3.0 or later.

Users of the IEEE Standards Power & Energy Dictionary application will gain an in-depth understanding and appreciation for the breadth of coverage of IEEE power and energy standards terms and definitions—not found in any other single source.

Created by the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA), the comprehensive IEEE Standards Power & Energy Dictionary application provides quick and easy access to more than 3,500 terms and definitions with complete source citations. Users can perform searches by keyword, standard number or alphabetically, and the search function automatically identifies terms as the user starts typing in the search field.

The dictionary encompasses numerous power and energy technology areas including: Batteries, Electric Machinery, Energy Storage, Industrial & Commercial Facilities, Insulated Conductors, Insulation Coordination, Marine Transportation, Petroleum & Chemical, Power Dielectrics, Insulation and Safety, Power Electronics, Power Generation, Power Systems Communication, Power Transmission and Distribution, Protective Relaying, Substation, Surge-Protective Devices, Switchgear, and Transformers.

The introduction of the IEEE Standards Power & Energy Dictionary Application, external link which is optimized for smartphones and tablet computers and available to anyone working in the power and energy industry globally, marks another milestone in the IEEE-SA’s commitment to expand its reach into the mobile arena, following the introduction of the National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®) Mobile Standard external link in 2010, and the IEEE Standards Wireless Dictionary Application external link in 2011.

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