Investigation the Strength of Magnetic Fields Emitted From Home Electrical Devices

Mohammed, Ahmed Hasan; Hasan, Ghanim Thiab; Ismaeel, Jamal
July 2014
Australian Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences;Jul2014, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p290
Academic Journal
The huge advance in electrical technology in the last decades cause an increasing in the number of electrical devices in our homes which cause an increasing in the presence of electric and magnetic fields that led to a negative health effects due to exposure to such fields . The aim of this research is to investigate the strength of magnetic fields emitted by some home electrical devices .Measurements were conducted by using the EMF TESTER (EMF 827). Results obtained shows that the practical measurements are consistent with the mathematical calculations. Comparison of these results with the standard guideline limits recommended by the International Commission on Non- Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) shows that they lay within the acceptable limits and that means there is no health risk from exposure to these fields if the exposure is for a short and discontinues periods .


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