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Mining Product: Guide for the Construction of Driven-Rod Ground Beds

Original creation date: January 1978

Image of publication Guide for the Construction of Driven-Rod Ground Beds

This report describes a method for designing and constructing ground beds that has been developed under the sponsorship of the Bureau of Mines. The procedures for designing and constructing a driven-rod ground bed with a resistance of 5 ohms or less are given. Some of the theory of soil resistivity and fall-of-potential resistance measurements is included. Results of a bed constructed at the Bureau of Mines mine car roadway are presented.

Authors: RL King, HW Hill, RR Bafana, WL Cooley

Information Circular - January 1978

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NIOSHTIC2 Number: 10001161

Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 8767, 1978 Jan; :1-26