Ground Systems
Soil & earth electrode resistance information & software

Measurement of Soil Resistivity & Calculation of Earth Electrode Resistance

Author: R.J.Edwards G4FGQ © 15th February 1998
  1. Simple Methods of Measuring Resistance Between Electrodes
  2. Typical Soil Characteristics of Various Terrains
  3. Resistivities of Various Materials
  4. Calculate Soil Resistivity When Resistance of One Rod is Known
  5. The 4-Rod (Wenner) Method of Measuring Soil Resistivity
  6. The 3-Rod Method of Measuring Soil Resistivity
  7. Resistance of Buried Plates and Surface Mats
  8. Resistance of 1 Rod and Arrays of 2, 3, 4 Rods in Parallel
  9. Resistance of a System of Shallow-Buried Radial Wires
  10. Notes on Behaviour of Earth Electrodes at Radio Frequencies

Run this Program from the Web or Download and Run it from Your Computer
This program is self-contained and ready to use. It does not require installation. Click this link EarthRes then click Open to run from the web or Save to save the program to your hard drive. If you save it to your hard drive, double-click the file name from Windows Explorer (Right-click Start then left-click Explore to start Windows Explorer) and it will run.

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