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Long term performance of soil and backfill systems



The loading of aging underground cable systems is both increasing and becoming more stochastic. A major impact to conductor temperature rise is due to the installed environment. Soil and backfill conditions are thus critical to the integrity of a cable system. WG B1.41 has investigated the long term degradation mechanisms and their mitigation. A Users Guide provides straightforward assessment methods.


File Size: 3,8 MB

Pages NB: 166

Study Committee:  B1 ?

WG (TF): WG B1.41

Year: 2017

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