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Principles of Electrical Safety.

By: Sutherland, Peter E.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: IEEE Press series on power engineering: Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2014Description: 1 online resource (795 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118886397; 1118886399.Subject(s): Electrical engineering -- Safety measures | Electricity -- Safety measures | Electric apparatus and appliances -- Safety measures | Electric apparatus and appliances -- Safety measures | Electrical engineering -- Safety measures | Electricity -- Safety measures | Electric apparatus and appliances -- Safety measures | Electrical engineering -- Safety measures | Electricity -- Safety measuresGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Principles of Electrical Safety.DDC classification: 621.3028 | 621.30289 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Cover; Series; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Mathematics Used in Electromagnetism; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Numbers; 1.3 Mathematical Operations with Vectors; 1.4 Calculus with Vectors-The Gradient; 1.5 Divergence, Curl, and Stokes' Theorem; 1.6 Maxwell's Equations; Chapter 2: Electrical Safety Aspects of the Resistance Property of Materials; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Hazards Caused by Electrical Resistance; 2.3 Resistance and Conductance; 2.4 Example-Trunk of a Human Body; 2.5 Example-Limb of a Human Body; 2.6 Power and Energy Flow; 2.7 Sheet Resistivity.
2.8 Example-Square of Dry Skin2.9 Spreading Resistance; 2.10 Example-Circle of Dry Skin; 2.11 Particle Conductivity; 2.12 Examples-Potassium, Sodium, and Chlorine Ions; 2.13 Cable Resistance; Chapter 3: Capacitance Phenomena; 3.1 Fundamentals of Capacitance; 3.2 Capacitance and Permittivity; 3.3 Capacitance in Electrical Circuits; 3.4 Capacitance of Body Parts; 3.5 Electrical Hazards of Capacitance; 3.6 Capacitance of Cables; Chapter 4: Inductance Phenomena; 4.1 Inductance in Electrical Theory; 4.2 Inductance of Wires; 4.3 Example-Inductance of a Conductor.
4.4 Example-Inductance of Trunk and Limb4.5 Inductors or Reactors; 4.6 Skin Effect; 4.7 Cable Inductance; 4.8 Surge Impedance; 4.9 Bus Bar Impedance Calculations; Chapter 5: Circuit Model of the Human Body; 5.1 Calculation of Electrical Shock Using the Circuit Model of the Body; 5.2 Frequency Response of the Human Body; Chapter 6: Effect of Current on the Human Body; 6.1 Introduction to Electrical Shock; 6.2 Human and Animal Sensitivities to Electric Current; 6.3 Human Body Impedance; 6.4 Effects of Various Exposure Conditions; 6.5 Current Paths Through the Body.
6.6 Human Response to Electrical Shock Varies with Exposure Conditions, Current Magnitude, and Duration6.7 Medical Imaging and Simulations; Chapter 7: Fundamentals of Ground Grid Design; 7.1 Introduction to Ground Grid Design; 7.2 Summary of Ground Grid Design Procedures; 7.3 Example Design from IEEE Standard 80; Chapter 8: Safety Aspects of Ground Grid Operation and Maintenance; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Effects of High Fault Currents; 8.3 Damage or Failure of Grounding Equipment; 8.4 Recommendations; Chapter 9: Grounding of Distribution Systems; 9.1 Stray Currents in Distribution Systems.
9.2 Three-Phase Multigrounded Neutral Distribution Line9.3 Secondary Systems: 120/240V Single Phase; 9.4 Remediation of Stray-Current Problems; 9.5 Grounding and Overvoltages in Distribution Systems; 9.6 High-Resistance Grounding of Distribution Systems; Chapter 10: Arc Flash Hazard Analysis; 10.1 Introduction to Arc Flash Hazards; 10.2 Factors Affecting the Severity of Arc Flash Hazards; 10.3 Example Arc Flash Calculations; 10.4 Remediation of Arc Flash Hazards; 10.5 Coordination of Low-Voltage Breaker Instantaneous Trips for Arc Flash Hazard Reduction.
Summary: Principles of Electrical Safety discusses current issues in electrical safety, which are accompanied by series' of practical applications that can be used by practicing professionals, graduate students, and researchers. Provides extensive introductions to important topics in electrical safety. Comprehensive overview of inductance, resistance, and capacitance as applied to the human body. Serves as a preparatory guide for today's practicing engineers.
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Cover; Series; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Mathematics Used in Electromagnetism; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Numbers; 1.3 Mathematical Operations with Vectors; 1.4 Calculus with Vectors-The Gradient; 1.5 Divergence, Curl, and Stokes' Theorem; 1.6 Maxwell's Equations; Chapter 2: Electrical Safety Aspects of the Resistance Property of Materials; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Hazards Caused by Electrical Resistance; 2.3 Resistance and Conductance; 2.4 Example-Trunk of a Human Body; 2.5 Example-Limb of a Human Body; 2.6 Power and Energy Flow; 2.7 Sheet Resistivity.

2.8 Example-Square of Dry Skin2.9 Spreading Resistance; 2.10 Example-Circle of Dry Skin; 2.11 Particle Conductivity; 2.12 Examples-Potassium, Sodium, and Chlorine Ions; 2.13 Cable Resistance; Chapter 3: Capacitance Phenomena; 3.1 Fundamentals of Capacitance; 3.2 Capacitance and Permittivity; 3.3 Capacitance in Electrical Circuits; 3.4 Capacitance of Body Parts; 3.5 Electrical Hazards of Capacitance; 3.6 Capacitance of Cables; Chapter 4: Inductance Phenomena; 4.1 Inductance in Electrical Theory; 4.2 Inductance of Wires; 4.3 Example-Inductance of a Conductor.

4.4 Example-Inductance of Trunk and Limb4.5 Inductors or Reactors; 4.6 Skin Effect; 4.7 Cable Inductance; 4.8 Surge Impedance; 4.9 Bus Bar Impedance Calculations; Chapter 5: Circuit Model of the Human Body; 5.1 Calculation of Electrical Shock Using the Circuit Model of the Body; 5.2 Frequency Response of the Human Body; Chapter 6: Effect of Current on the Human Body; 6.1 Introduction to Electrical Shock; 6.2 Human and Animal Sensitivities to Electric Current; 6.3 Human Body Impedance; 6.4 Effects of Various Exposure Conditions; 6.5 Current Paths Through the Body.

6.6 Human Response to Electrical Shock Varies with Exposure Conditions, Current Magnitude, and Duration6.7 Medical Imaging and Simulations; Chapter 7: Fundamentals of Ground Grid Design; 7.1 Introduction to Ground Grid Design; 7.2 Summary of Ground Grid Design Procedures; 7.3 Example Design from IEEE Standard 80; Chapter 8: Safety Aspects of Ground Grid Operation and Maintenance; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Effects of High Fault Currents; 8.3 Damage or Failure of Grounding Equipment; 8.4 Recommendations; Chapter 9: Grounding of Distribution Systems; 9.1 Stray Currents in Distribution Systems.

9.2 Three-Phase Multigrounded Neutral Distribution Line9.3 Secondary Systems: 120/240V Single Phase; 9.4 Remediation of Stray-Current Problems; 9.5 Grounding and Overvoltages in Distribution Systems; 9.6 High-Resistance Grounding of Distribution Systems; Chapter 10: Arc Flash Hazard Analysis; 10.1 Introduction to Arc Flash Hazards; 10.2 Factors Affecting the Severity of Arc Flash Hazards; 10.3 Example Arc Flash Calculations; 10.4 Remediation of Arc Flash Hazards; 10.5 Coordination of Low-Voltage Breaker Instantaneous Trips for Arc Flash Hazard Reduction.

10.6 Low-Voltage Transformer Secondary Arc Flash Protection using Fuses.

Principles of Electrical Safety discusses current issues in electrical safety, which are accompanied by series' of practical applications that can be used by practicing professionals, graduate students, and researchers. Provides extensive introductions to important topics in electrical safety. Comprehensive overview of inductance, resistance, and capacitance as applied to the human body. Serves as a preparatory guide for today's practicing engineers.

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