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fastening electrical equipment to earth

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This is due to the fact that the simulation did not take into account the presence of natural groundings (the foundations of equipment and cable lightning rods, the connection of the GD to the outer metal fence, etc.
51 by two cable lightning rods which in turn are connected to the metal supports of overhead lines with a voltage class of 35 kV and are natural additional groundings.
He offers yet another revision of the argument in "On Secular and Theistic Groundings of Human Rights.
9) Wolterstorff, "On Secular and Theistic Groundings of Human Rights," 182.
The largest number of groundings along the eastern coast of the Adriatic refers to smaller ships passing through the narrow passages between islands and between islands and the shore line.
In risk analysis of ship accidents, especially collisions, groundings (include grounding [impact with individual shoals and islands in the fairway], and strandings [impact with the coastline] (Kristiansen 2005)), in addition to statistical methods there are methods that are based on the calculation of the actual number of accidents from their potential number.
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY -- Defense officials and investigators looking into the grounding of a Chinese fishing boat on an atoll in Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park may not be dealing with an accident but an intrusion.
But the defense source said the investigators were not ready to make that conclusion or decide the nature of the vessel's grounding on the northern atoll of Tubbataha Reefs, a protected marine sanctuary in a remote area of the Sulu Sea.
As a result, they are subjected to a number of anthropogenic stressors, one of which is physical impact from vessel groundings and anchor damage.
Groundings are considered to be accidental loads and it is clear that the field of ship structures with respect for accidental loads could focus on highly varying topics.
The results for the fourth quarter of 2008 include a special charge of USD23m for aircraft groundings, facility write-offs and severance related to capacity reductions and a non-cash pension settlement of USD103m.
Other recent FAA groundings have involved smaller companies.
The threat of hazardous spills resulting from vessel collisions and groundings along California's central coast was greatly reduced Wednesday, as the United Nations' International Maritime Organization finalized a U.
The natural concentrated groundings, due to the large contact surface with the ground, equalize the potential in the GD nodes and, thereby, unload the horizontal artificial and natural groundings.
As a result of the groundings the carrier was forced to cancel 139 flights by Wednesday afternoon, according to Flightstats.