Installation in Wet Areas


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Installation in Wet Areas
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GENERAL Typical examples of wet areas are baths, showers, sinks, kitchen, spa, sauna, swimming pools, etc. The presence of moisture reduces the body resistance and therefore increases the probability of electric shock. The chapter on Earthing Systems Principles and Components deals with electric shock. Water is a bad conductor of electricity and any live conductor in contact with water will therefore, bring the water to the same potential. If a body comes in contact anywhere with this water or moisture then current will flow through the body resul…
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Hemant Joshi: Residential, Commercial and Industrial Electrical Systems: Network and Installation, Volume 2. Installation in Wet Areas, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2008), AccessEngineering Export