ground fault


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ground fault

n.
An electrical fault in which current completes the circuit by improper grounding, posing a shock hazard.
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What is missing from your story is the part about the electrician coming to your home and testing the garage outlets to confirm that they are truly equipped with ground fault protection.
4 show both the [T.sup.2.sub.new] statistic and the [Q.sub.new] statistic for detection of single-phase to ground fault based on the PCA model in [13].
As shown in Figure 6, at 350 s, the branch 26_38 has a single-phase ground fault, and the MME value suddenly increases and exceeds the threshold.
Bailey et al., "Grounding and ground fault protection of multiple generator installations on medium-voltage industrial and commercial systems, part 2: grounding methods," in Conference Record of the 2002 IEEE Industry Applications Conference.
To determine if there was a single line to ground fault (SLG) in the micro-grid, a 2 ohm fault was created at time t = 0.4sin one of the feeders.
The structures of the data for phase A to ground fault in the center (6.5 Km) and at the receiving end of the line are placed in a decreasing order.
When the submicrogrid DC bus voltage changes because of an asymmetric ground fault in the distribution network, super capacitor absorbs energy to maintain it.
Kohonen network is used to improve the accuracy of distance relay for single-line to ground fault on one circuit of double-circuit lines [21]; faults on circuit 2 line have not been considered.
A molded in-line fuse helps to protect photovoltaic systems from ground fault current damage.
TACOM issued Safety of Use Message (SOUM) 00-016 in 2000 that stated all Army steam cleaners and commercial cleaners and pressure washers must be used with ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protection.

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