voltage gradient

voltage gradient

[′vōl·tij ‚grād·ē·ənt]
(electricity)
The voltage per unit length along a resistor or other conductive path.
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An industry first, Advanced Contact Voltage Testing permits the "spread" mapping of an electrical voltage gradient.
Four indirect inspection techniques were used during the test program, including Pipeline Current Mapper (PCM), Alternating Current Voltage Gradient (ACVG), Direct Current Voltage Gradient (DCVG), and Close Interval Survey (CIS).
With direct current voltage gradient (DCVG) equipment can be make an inspection concerning the integrity of cathode protection grounded.
Step voltages--there is a dangerous voltage gradient between the feet of a person standing on earth The earthing grid can be used to dissipate fault currents to remote earth and reduce the voltage gradients in the earth.
It is reported that the electrical stress caused by the voltage gradient in the material, the thermal stress caused by a combination of losses generated in the motor and the ambient, as well as the environmental stress caused by oxidation will lead to degradation of polymeric insulation (10).
Figure 1 illustrates the thermal gradient and generated voltage gradient on this model geometry at 20.
BAC has surveyed many thousands of kilometres of pipelines around the world carrying out full audits of cathodic protection systems and close interval potential surveys, Pearson surveys, current attenuation surveys and DC voltage gradient surveys.
The fast raising pulse spreads along the coil and creates a voltage gradient along the turns.
Trend towards growth of VAC and arc voltage gradient was noted in case of increase of the plasma air-pulverized coal mixture consumption and pressure in the reactor chamber.
3) This transmural voltage gradient is manifested as a prominent J- or Osborn wave on the surface electrocardiogram.
A slight voltage gradient normally exists between the two hands or would have been produced by magnets moving in water; this would have attracted some dions from the atmosphere or the experimenter's hands into the water.