ground resistance

ground resistance

[′grau̇nd ri‚zis·təns]
(electricity)
Opposition of the earth to the flow of current through it; its value depends on the nature and moisture content of the soil, on the material, composition, and nature of connections to the earth, and on the electrolytic action present.
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The sources and inputs also enable the device to be employed for numerous other tests, such as simple relay tests, micro-resistance measurements, and the ground resistance measurements of small grounding systems.
Albrighton & District Historical Society contacted Wolverhampton Archaeology Group (WAG) and after studying the photographic evidence they attempted to uncover this fascinating past using ground resistance equipment.
The fulfillment of this condition is investigated by calculating the voltage on the case of a transformer connected to the GD of the SS, with different specific ground resistance and lightning pulse parameters.
In addition to these tests, many hipot testers provide accurate low-resistance measurements and low-resistance/high-current outputs to test ground resistance and ground bond integrity.
This will weaken the ground resistance against the remaining IS militants on the southern side of the border.
Oyet claimed pro-government forces have been mistreating civilians in the area as they faced ground resistance from the SPLA-IO forces, thus turning their anger on innocent civilians after they were defeated.
In this case, a part of the total ground fault current will flow through the station ground resistance [R'.sub.s].
This information is fed into a complex software application that calculates the theoretical ground resistance required to mitigate the predicted AC voltage as well as estimating the residual AC voltage that would be present following installation of an AC mitigation system.
Ground resistance came out as a result of what happened and not previously planned, he said, adding that the Houthi and Saleh coup resulted in this popular uprising.
Case 2: fixed low voltage grounding resistance and variable lightning strike point: A 25 [ohm] ground resistance was fixed (Ministerio de Minas y Energia, Republica de Colombia, 2008).
The ground resistance, the ground potential rise, touches and step voltages are the basic design quantities of the grounding grids.
Subsequent coverage includes ground resistance, general hazards, induced voltage due to electric and magnetic fields, de-energized and live-line work, arc flash, and atmospheric discharge, among other topics.