Power Frequency Electric Fields: Dosimetry

  • John S. T. Looms
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 49)


The concept of “dose”, when applied to the electric fields which are associated with high-voltage transmission apparatus, is artificial and potentially misleading.


Electric Field Intensity Overhead Line Thermal Dose Metabolic Output High Voltage Line 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • John S. T. Looms
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  1. 1.Central Electricity Research LaboratoriesLeatherhead, SurreyEngland

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