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Electrical Power Cable Engineering, 3rd Edition by William A. Thue

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24

Glossary and Acronyms

James D. Medek

CONTENTS

24.1  Glossary

24.2  Acronyms

24.1  GLOSSARY

Note: This glossary contains many of the cable terms used throughout this book and is furnished as an aid to understand the text. The reader is encouraged to utilize the more complete definitions that may be found in the IEEE Standard Dictionary of Electrical and Electronics Terms, IEEE Standard 100-1996.

Abrasion Resistance: Ability to resist surface wear.

Accelerated Life Test: Subjecting a product to test conditions more severe than normal operating conditions, such as voltage and temperature, to accelerate aging and thus to afford some measure of probable life at normal conditions or some measure of the durability of the equipment when exposed ...

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