Sr. no .

Description Symbol Value
1 Standard applicable IS 3043
2 Average Soil Resistivity ohm m 3000
3 Composition of treated earth pit Percetage salt As per standard design
4 Treated earth pit Resistivity p 2
5 Length of Pipe L 300
6 Diameter of Pipe d 4
7
Resistance of Treated Earth Pit R=
(100p/2πL) X loge (4x L /d)
R 0.605
8
Resistivity of two numbers of earth pits
connected
0.30
Unit Remarks
ohm-mtr
Fig 10 of IS 3043 & Megger
Handbook
cm
cm
ohm Cl.no. 9.2.2 of IS 3043
ohm