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Dec 15, 2011 | Post by: admin No Comments

MNPS Data Warehouse Called One of the Best

In a recent article, the Nashville City Paper highlighted the information technology system of Metro Nashville Public Schools and how invaluable it is in supporting teachers, students, and administrators. Metro Schools operates 140  schools serving 80,000 students. The IT system is fundamental to Metro Schools’ mandate for efficiency and improving

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Dec 12, 2011 | Post by: admin No Comments

Big Machine Getting Bigger

Final construction is taking place at the expanded digs for Big Machine, one of Nashville’s hottest record labels. Big Machine was Billboard’s Top Country Album Imprint of 2009, the award given to the highest-selling record label group on Music Row. The Big Machine Label Group’s current artist roster includes Taylor

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Dec 12, 2011 | Post by: admin No Comments

When Lightning Strikes: Part 1

Lightning seems mysterious. Awesome in power and seemingly random in its execution, lightning strikes cause $4-5 billion in damage each year, according to NOAA.  But the mystery of lightning can be understood, and the risk of damage can be managed, when science and engineering are applied to the problem. Puckett Engineering

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May 14, 2011 | Post by: admin No Comments

Lightning Protection Presentation

Mike Puckett did a presentation on Lightning Protection at a meeting of the IEEE Central TN Section and the Music City Power Quality Group. Mike discussed the purpose of lightning protection, physics of lightning, how lightning damages equipment, protecting equipment from lightning damage, and personal safety. PDF Presentation.

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