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ground electrode

[′grau̇nd i¦lek‚trōd]
(electricity)
A conductor buried in the ground, used to maintain conductors connected to it at ground potential and dissipate current conducted to it into the earth, or to provide a return path for electric current in a direct-current power transmission system. Also known as earth electrode; grounding electrode.

ground electrode

An electrical conductor (or group of conductors) in intimate contact with the ground; used to provide an effective electrical connection with the ground.
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Figure 8 shows the current density magnitude in three cross sections longitudinal to the tooth and perpendicular to the ground electrode.
By changing the potentials applied on the CNTs and the ground electrode, the depth of the curved electric field profile can be varied.
Signal conditioning board presented on Figure 4 includes the following: reference driver for virtual ground electrode, instrumentation amplifier for quality signal acquisition, analog high pass filter and digital low pass filter for noise filtering, power amplifier and voltage scaler to adjust input for the ADC.
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The system basically consists of air terminals deployed at appropriate points on the structure to intercept the lightning current, ground or earth electrodes to dissipate the lightning current into the earth and down conductors to carry the lightning current from the air terminals to the ground electrodes.
Here's how to make the spark plug tester: * Use a needle nose pliers to bend the spark plug's ground electrode backward, away from the spark plug's body.
For safety, a ground electrode was placed in between the stimulating and recording electrode.
Welding of overlapping,nodal joints and ground electrode using dc arc welding set with low hydrogen dc electrodes(no.
During both median and ulnar sensory conduction recordings, ground electrode was placed between recording and stimulating electrodes.
The electrode sizing module: Determines the minimum required ground electrode (conductor and/or rod) size in accordance with the IEEE Standard 80-2000.
A high-voltage electrode was successively inserted into each hole with the ground electrode inside the pipe.
These plugs also utilize the Champion brand's thin-wire center electrode, V-trimmed ground electrode and exclusive Heat-Active[TM] alloy, which quickly reaches and maintains stable operating temperature under varying engine loads.