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ISBN-13/EAN: 9780820602264
ISBN: 0820602264
Author: R.H. Golde
Chemical Publishing
Book - Hardback
Pub Date - 1975
236 Pages
Features
Contents -

Preface -

1 Historical survey -

2 The thunderstorm -
2.1. Global distribution of thunderstorms -
2.2. The thundercloud -
2.3. Point-discharge currents -

3. The lightning discharge -
3.1. Temporal development of flash to ground -
3.2. Strokes to tall structures -
3.3. Lightning currents and related parameters -
3.4. Frequency of lightning discharges -

4. The lightning conductor -
4.1. Mechanism of strike -
4.2. Striking distance -
4.3. Protective zone -
4.4. Radio-active lightning conductors -
4.5. Frequency of strikes to a structure -

5 Principles of protection -
5.1 Need for protection -
5.2. Design considerations -
5.3. Thermal considerations -
5.4. Mechanical considerations -
5.5. Electrical considerations -

6. Materials and dimensions -
6.1. Conductors for use above ground -
6.2. Conductors for use below ground -
6.3. Corrosion -

Lightning Protection -
7. Protective systems for domestic, industrial and public structures -
7.1. Air-termination network -
7.2. Down conductors -
7.3. Earth-termination network -
7.4. Earth electrodes -
7.5. Joints -
7.6. Metal components on and in buildings -
7.7. Sound and television aerials -
7.8. Electricity supply and telephone installations -
7.9. Structures with flammable roofs and farm buildings -

8. Protection of tall structures -
8.1. High-rise buildings -
8.2. Chimneys and cooling towers -
8.3. Churches and monuments -
8.4. Telecommunication structures -

9 Protection of danger structures -
9.1. General considerations -
9.2. Structures above ground -
9.3. Structures below ground -
9.4. Mining and blasting -
9.5. Aircraft -
9.6. Warning devices -

10. Protection of miscellaneous structures -
10.1. Temporary structures -
10.2. Mobile structures -
10.3. Agricultural objects -
10.4. Structures on rock -
10.5. Playing fields and public highways -
10.6. Trees -
10.7. Ships and boats -

11. Maintenance -
11.1. General considerations -
11.2. Test methods -
11.3. Inspection and records -

12. Protection of persons and animals -
12.1. Effects of lightning currents -
12.2. Protection in the open -
12.3. Protection indoors -
12.4. Lightning casualties and resuscitation -

13. Postscript -

Appendix - National Codes considered in text -

References -

Author Index -

Subject Index -

Contents -


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