81-2012 IEEE Guide for Measuring Earth Resistivity, Ground Impedance, and Earth Surface Potentials of a Grounding System

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Organization: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 28 December 2012
Status: active
Page(s): 1 - 86
ICS Code (Fuses and other overcurrent protection devices): 29.120.50
ISBN (Online): 978-0-7381-8028-1
DOI: 10.1109/IEEESTD.2012.6392181

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Practical test methods and techniques are presented for measuring the electrical characteristics of grounding systems. Topics addressed include safety considerations, measuring earth resistivity, measuring the power system frequency resistance or impedance of the ground system to remote earth, measuring the transient or surge impedance of the ground system to remote earth, measuring step and touch voltages, verifying the integrity of the grounding system, reviewing common methods for performing ground testing, reviewing instrumentation characteristics and limitations, and reviewing various factors that can distort test measurements.

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Practical test methods and techniques are presented for measuring the electrical characteristics of grounding systems. Topics addressed include safety considerations, measuring earth resistivity, measuring the power system frequency resistance or impedance of the ground system to remote earth, measuring the transient or surge impedance of the ground system to remote earth, measuring step and touch voltages, verifying the integrity of the grounding system, reviewing common methods for performing ground testing, reviewing instrumentation characteristics and limitations, and reviewing various factors that can distort test measurements.

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P81/D12, Aug 2012 - IEEE Guide for Measuring Earth Resistivity, Ground Impedance, and Earth Surface Potentials of a Grounding System
December 28, 2012 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Practical test methods and techniques are presented for measuring the electrical characteristics of grounding systems. Topics addressed include safety considerations, measuring earth resistivity, measuring the power system frequency resistance or impedance of the ground system to remote earth, measu...

81-2012 - IEEE Guide for Measuring Earth Resistivity, Ground Impedance, and Earth Surface Potentials of a Grounding System
December 28, 2012 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Practical test methods and techniques are presented for measuring the electrical characteristics of grounding systems. Topics addressed include safety considerations, measuring earth resistivity, measuring the power system frequency resistance or impedance of the ground system to remote earth, measu...

81-2012 - IEEE Guide for Measuring Earth Resistivity, Ground Impedance, and Earth Surface Potentials of a Grounding System - Redline
December 28, 2012 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Practical test methods and techniques are presented for measuring the electrical characteristics of grounding systems. Topics addressed include safety considerations, measuring earth resistivity, measuring the power system frequency resistance or impedance of the ground system to remote earth, measu...

P81/D10, Mar 2012 - IEEE Draft Guide for Measuring Earth Resistivity, Ground Impedance, and Earth Surface Potentials of a Grounding System
June 29, 2012 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Practical test methods and techniques are presented for measuring the electrical characteristics of grounding systems. Topics addressed include safety considerations; measuring earth resistivity; measuring the power system frequency resistance or impedance of the ground system to remote earth; measu...

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November 8, 2004 - Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers

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March 11, 1983 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

The present state of the technique of measuring ground resistance and impedance, earth resistivity, and potential gradients from currents in the earth, and the prediction of the magnitude of ground resistance and potential gradients from scale-model tests are described and discussed. Factors influen...

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March 23, 1962 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

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