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Guide for the construction of driven-rod ground beds.
King-RL; Hill-HW Jr.; Bafana-RR; Cooley-WL
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 8767, 1978 Jan; :1-26
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.
Electrical-conductivity; Electrical-fields; Electrical-resistance; Electrical-safety
IH; Information Circular
NTIS Accession No.
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 8767
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