Vesna Arnautovski Tosheva, Leonid Grcev

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This paper presents electromagnetic modeling of multiple driven grounding rods in homogeneous/two-layer soil. The mathematical model is formulated by mixed potential integral equation (MPIE) on the basis of Sommerfield integrals. Several configurations of multiple driven rods located in homogeneous or two-layer soil are analyzed. The authors are focused on the calculation of the current density along the rods in wide frequency range from 100Hz to 1MHz.


electromagnetic theory, grounding rod, high frequencies, homogeneous soil, two-layer soil

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