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How to Include Soil Thermal Instability in Underground Cable Ampacity Calculations

The heat produced by underground cables can cause the soil surrounding the cables to dry.  This drying causes a change in the soil’s thermal properties, which may ultimately lead to cable overheating.   This phenomenon is known as soil thermal instability.  A method was suggested...

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