Underground transmission and distribution of electrical energy

Author(s): Charles E. Phelps
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 February 1907
Volume: 26
Page(s): 183 - 188
ISSN (Paper): 0097-2444
DOI: 10.1109/PAIEE.1907.6742208



The faults in underground cables naturally classify themselves as follows: 1. Defects in the cable itself. 2. Injury received during installation. 3. Faulty workmanship. 4. Mechanical injury. 5. Electrolytic action. 6. Certain external injuries, the cause of which may not be conclusively established.