Analysis and monitoring of electrical grounding grid encapsulated with concrete: case study using simulation in finite element method

Thiago Martins Pereira, Rodrigo Alves Lima, Viviane Margarida Gomes, Wesley Pacheco Calixto, Aylton José Alves


This work study the influence of concrete, plaster, clay and others buried structures in grounding systems. Comparison of soil characteristics between dry and rainy seasons on different grounding systems. The study includes comparison of six different grounding system on dry season and wet season. Simulations in finite element method was performed for tree layer stratified soil and the electrostatic equipotential surfaces were mapped into the region of interest.


Grounding Systems, finite elements method

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