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Evaluation of Extremely Low Frequency Magnetic Fields emission Level from High Voltage Transmission Lines

고압 송전선로에서 극저주파 자기장 영향평가 적용에 관한 연구

  • Jung, Joon Sig (Department of Public Health, Hanyang University) ;
  • Choi, Sung Ho (Department of Computer and Communication Engineering, Chungbuk National University) ;
  • Jeon, Hyung Jin (Korea Environment Institute) ;
  • Kim, Yoon Shin (Department of Public Health, Hanyang University) ;
  • Hong, Seung Cheol (Department of Occupational Health & Safety Engineering, Inje University)
  • 정준식 (한양대학교 보건학과) ;
  • 최성호 (충북대학교 정보통신공학과) ;
  • 전형진 (한국환경정책평가연구원) ;
  • 김윤신 (한양대학교 보건학과) ;
  • 홍승철 (인제대학교 보건안전공학과)
  • Received : 2014.08.04
  • Accepted : 2014.09.30
  • Published : 2014.10.31

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigated the ELF-MF emission level of various environments such as 258 facilities near located to high voltage transmission lines and 120 high voltage transmission lines, 17 underground cable lines. In addition, ELF-MF reduction rate according to separation distance was calculated by using simulations. An appropriate separation distance showing below 4mG was at least 70m. In the case of the appropriate separation distance for 120 high voltage transmission lines, 154kV required 20m of separation distance and 345kV required 60m of separation distance. The simulation results showed that the appropriate separation distance showing below 4mG was 40m and 60m for overhead 154kV and 345kV respectively. To adjust the worst conditions considering the aspects of environmental impact assessment study and the electric power currents that will increase in the future, the appropriate minimum separation distance for HVTL is judged to be above 70m in this study. Thus, there is a need to establish the greenbelt or buffer zone within 70m so as to create an environment in which the receptors are not exposed and thereby eliminate the risk factors of ELF-MF against humans.

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