• I. V. Nizhevskyi National Technical University "Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute", Ukraine
  • V. I. Nizhevskyi National Technical University "Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute", Ukraine




grounding device, grounding resistance, full-scale measurements, technique, three-electrode installation, zero potential point, system of equations


Purpose. The measurements of the resistance of grounding devices for various purposes using a three-electrode installation under real conditions are considered. Methodology. On the basis of the use of a three-electrode installation, a technique for full-scale measurements of the resistance of a grounding device of any design in an arbitrary soil structure is presented. Results. Based on the measurement results, a system of sixth-order equations is solved which allows to determine the own and mutual resistances in a three-electrode installation with a sufficiently high accuracy. Originality. It is not necessary to find a point of zero potential. Practical value. The proposed technique allows to perform measurements in conditions of dense urban and industrial development.


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How to Cite

Nizhevskyi, I. V., & Nizhevskyi, V. I. (2018). A TECHNIQUE OF FULL-SCALE MEASUREMENTS OF THE RESISTANCE OF THE GROUNDING DEVICE. Electrical Engineering & Electromechanics, (3), 68–71. https://doi.org/10.20998/2074-272X.2018.3.09



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