Earthing


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Earthing
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Earthing System The term "grounding" is used in Canada, U.S.A, and the term "earthing" is used in most of the rest of the english-speaking world. They are both used synonymously. The whole of the World is considered a vast conductor at reference (zero) potential. Electricity is always trying to get to the earth. Purpose of earthing to protect life and property, and provide a safe path for the dissipation of fault currents, lightning strikes, static discharges, EMI and RFI signals and interference. One of the key factors in any electrical protection scheme is earthing. If any acceptable measure of safety is…
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Amarjit Singh Pabla: Electric Power Distribution, Sixth edition. Earthing, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011), AccessEngineering Export