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corrente di guasto a terra

English translation: ground fault current

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Italian term or phrase:corrente di guasto a terra
English translation:ground fault current
Entered by: James (Jim) Davis
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20:19 Dec 5, 2010
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Tech/Engineering - Energy / Power Generation
Italian term or phrase: corrente di guasto a terra
Hello, I understand this as any electric fault being grounded to avoid shocks but don't know if there is a specific term for it in English - breakdown default grounding current? Thanks
volgil
Local time: 10:19
ground fault current
Explanation:
or "earth" instead of ground.
http://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&rlz=&=&q="groun...

Google explains the concept of fault
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fault_(power_engineering)
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James (Jim) Davis
Seychelles
Local time: 13:19
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5 +4ground fault current
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ground fault current


Explanation:
or "earth" instead of ground.
http://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&rlz=&=&q="groun...

Google explains the concept of fault
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fault_(power_engineering)

James (Jim) Davis
Seychelles
Local time: 13:19
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 236
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Paul O'Brien: yeah. or earth.
1 min

agree  meirs: Yes
2 mins

agree  Mara Ballarini
29 mins

agree  Maria Luisa Dell'Orto
49 mins
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Dec 19, 2010 - Changes made by James (Jim) Davis:
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