ground potential

ground potential

[′grau̇nd pə‚ten·chəl]
(electricity)
Zero potential with respect to the ground or earth.
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instead of ground potential, very small voltage will be drop across the output.
We maintain our cautious outlook for Venezuela's oil and gas sector d espite vast below- ground potential and ambitious production plans by state-owned PD VSA .
Finally, most importantly--there is no need to find the point of ground potential at the measurement electrode or the potential for counting zero error boundaries representing a time-consuming process.
These devices must conform to the demanding environment conditions found in these locations such as: Electric & Magnetic Fields, Electrostatic Discharge, Conducted High Frequency Electrical Transients, High Energy Power Surges and Ground Potential Rise during ground faults.
To overcome the prevailing water crises proper use of water in agricultural sector is necessary by tapping the ground potential and better management which aims at decreasing the conveyance losses and promoting improved agronomic practices on the farm.
The ground resistance, the ground potential rise, touches and step voltages are the basic design quantities of the grounding grids.
Beginning with a discussion of electrical power system fundamentals, the work covers topics such as ground potential rise and zone of influence, critical telecommunications circuits in high voltage locations, high voltage protection equipment, level III equipment installation and testing, and personnel safety with high voltage protection equipment.
In most standard instruments, inputs are referenced to one common ground potential, making it very difficult to meet higher demands on accuracy.
The package leverages a ground potential exposed pad to provide significant thermal optimization, reducing temperatures by more than 30%.
They may be getting some equipment from elsewhere but they will still have a very limited ground potential.
In many applications it is necessary to protect devices or components, or separate differences in ground potential and therefore protect the parts of electric circuit.
Isolation protects against dangerous electrical transients and eliminates ground loops, responsible for data errors due to ground potential differences.