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    BS 7430 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PROTECTIVE EARTHING OF ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS

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    Superseded date:  31-12-2011

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    Published date:  24-11-2012

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Earthing principles
    5 HV/LV interface
    6 Low voltage installations
    7 Generators
    8 Special installations
    9 Earth electrode systems
    10 Inspection and testing of the earthing system
    Annexes
    Annex A (informative) - Guidance on typical
            HV/LV interfaces
    Annex B (informative) - Typical calculations for
            various types of earth electrodes for a
            small substation
    Bibliography

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    Comment Closes On
    Committee GEL/600
    Document Type Draft
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded

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