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Document ID (ISN)34814
CIS number 81-29
ISSN - Serial title ETZ-Archiv
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jacobsen J., Buntenkötter S.
Title Dangerous zones of industrial alternative current
Original title Gefährdungsbereiche energietechnischer Wechselströme [in German]
Bibliographic information 1979, No.9, p.275-281. Illus. 15 ref.
Abstract Experimental studies are reported on the fibrillation hazard of sinusoidal currents with phase control and burst firing, above all in the vulnerable phases of the cardiac cycle in the ECG, and the relation between the hazard threshold and effective duration of the passage of current is determined. The possibilities of extrapolating experimental results to humans are discussed: measurement of the effects of the current on the heart, current strength limit. Diagrams and values to be included in IEC document No.479 are proposed: mean hazard threshold, safety limit, release current limit. Ranges of action of the current and accident classes are described.
Descriptors (primary) electricity; fibrillation; alternating current
Descriptors (secondary) report; electrical safety; classification; animal experiments; threshold currents; hazard evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Electricity
Cardiovascular diseases