Grounding Grids for High-Voltage Stations [includes discussion]

FELLOW AIEE, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Ill.
Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers Part III Power Apparatus and Systems 01/1953; 72(2). DOI: 10.1109/AIEEPAS.1953.4498704


Grounding grids are used in high-voltage stations when rocky ground makes the use of driven ground rods impractical. The characteristics of grounding grids are investigated in this paper, and the results are applied to the basic design elements of this type of grounding system.

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