Electrical and biological effects of transmission lines a review

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Energy, Bonneville Power Administration in Portland, Or .

Written in English

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  • Electromagnetism -- Physiological effect.,
  • Electric lines -- Health aspects.

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Statementprepared by the Biological Studies Task Team ; Jack M. Lee, Jr. ... [et al.].
ContributionsLee, Jack M., United States. Bonneville Power Administration. Biological Studies Task Team.
LC ClassificationsQP82.2.E43 E44 1985
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Paginationiii, 84 p. :
Number of Pages84
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Open LibraryOL2344227M
LC Control Number86601580

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The electrical effects of power transmission lines and the effects that such lines may have on man and his environment are described.

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into the study transmission lines having voltage and current along the line in terms of 1D traveling waves. The transmission line is a two-port circuit used to connect a generator or transmitter signal to a receiving load over a distance. In simple terms power transfer takes place.

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Power lines carry high-voltage electric current from one place to another. When current flows through a wire, two fields are created around it: an electric field and a magnetic field. These are the two components of the electromagnetic field.

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of indirect effects of power lines, further adding to the concern about power lines and mammalian health. Corona ions generated by the electric fields of power lines may increase the concentrations and deposition of particles and other environmental pollutants (F ews et al., ; Henshaw, ).

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Nervous System. The effects of radiation on nervous tissues have been a subject of active investigation since changes in animal behavior and nerve electrical properties were first reported in the Soviet Union during the s and s.

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Electric power lines commonly observed in typical neighborhoods are not transmission lines as described above, but are lower-voltage distribution lines. The magnetic fields immediately under distribution lines are generally of the order of µ T (5 mG), although in some densely populated areas, fields as high as µT (50 mG) have been.

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