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Document ID (ISN)51102
CIS number 89-260
ISSN - Serial title 0170-1711 - E T Z
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Biegelmeier G.
Title Fault voltages, contact voltages and grounding
Original title Fehlerspannungen, BerŘhrungsspannungen und Potentialausgleich [in German]
Bibliographic information 1988, Vol.109, No.10, p.460-464. Illus. 8 ref.
Abstract The terms fault voltage, contact voltage and maximum possible contact voltage are defined. The relationships between them are explained. The doubtful protection against fault voltage provided by present grounding methods is illustrated by examples.
Descriptors (primary) electricity; earth faults; fault voltage protection; contact voltage protection
Descriptors (secondary) safety engineering; earthing; electrical safety; fault voltage
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Electricity