Lightning protection for electric systems.

  • 313 Pages
  • 2.28 MB
  • English
McGraw-Hill , New York
SeriesWestinghouse-McGraw-Hill engineering books for industry
The Physical Object
Pagination313 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17792819M

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The contents of the book, distributed over 23 chapters, covers all aspects of lightning protection including lightning parameters of engineering interest, the evaluation of the risk imposed by lightning strikes, the art of installing lightning protection systems on various structures, basic principles and procedures necessary to protect 5/5(4).

Surge protection for energy systems. Very large surge voltages are caused mainly by lightning strikes on or close to energy systems. Even from several hundred metres away, lightning currents can also cause impermissible surge voltages in conductor loops, through either capacitive, inductive or galvanic coupling.

Protection of wind turbine rotor blades against lightning is described in IEC –24 8: all lightning protection systems must follow these regulations. All wind turbines need to have a lightning protection system (LPS).

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The lightning protection level (LPL) is generally recommended to be LPL1, which is the highest level of protection. A lightning strike (classified as an act of God. This job is assigned to electrical protection systems.

It encompasses apparatus protection and system protection. .would you help to download totally power system in single e i search lot of websites for some practical terms about power systems. Lightning protection systems have evolved over the years, from the simple Franklin Rod, followed by the Faraday cage method, to the modern, non-conventional lightning protection systems.

A number of products are available in the market to ensure reliable protection of facilities against direct lightning. Protect your people, processes and facility from lightning strikes.

Lightning accounts for more than $1 billion annually in structural damage to buildings in the United States alone, according to Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.

Reliable protection of industrial and commercial operations and personnel demands a systematic and comprehensive approach to minimizing threats caused by strikes, and. However, methods for lightning special protection cannot be found in the code books, i.e.; Mational Electrical Code (NEC).

In less than 20 years, cellular mobile towers have proliferated on every continent, and are perfect lightning targets.

To a lesser extent, AM, FM, and TV towers have also sprouted, sometimes sharing with cell systems. The heat generated as this electric current flows through flammable materials is the hazard which lightning protection systems attempt to mitigate by providing a Lightning protection for electric systems.

book path for the lightning circuit. No lightning protection system can be relied upon to "contain" or "control" lightning completely (nor thus far, to prevent lightning. lightning protection systems and how they affect the system design.

Historical Vignette Lightning protection systems have been in use in one fashion or another for over two hundred and fifty years, well before electricity was harnessed as a usable form of power. In the past one.

complete lightning protection system that can withstand the tremendous power of a lightning strike. Depending on the type, a strike can exceedAmperes, over one gigavolt (one common bonded to the building electrical system in accordance with Article,andof the NEC.

This installation guide covers definitions.

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Apply all the steps for Lightning Protection System Design Process, Perform the Risk Assessment Study, Size Air Termination System Components, Apply methods for the Best Positioning of Air Terminals, Determine the Number Of Down Conductors, Design earth termination system, Write specifications for the designed LPS.

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Lightning systems offers the widest range of high-quality. • Lightning does not have to directly strike a facility to do real damage. • Protection currently in place may be fine for normal surges caused by load switching and utility transients, but will not be effective against lightning.

They may even put system equipment at greater risk by providing a pathway through sensitive equipment. For more details on how lightning protection systems work, see Lightning Protection from Pacific Electric and Gas Company, and Electrical System Grounding and Lightning Protection, Engineering Technical LetterDepartment of the Air Force, HQ USAF.

Chapters 8 through 17 focus on protection of electrical and avionic systems against indirect effects and form the basis for our course, Lightning Protection of Avionics.

As with all aspects of electromagnetic interference and control, the prevention of damage and interference from lightning becomes more and more critical as aircraft evolve.

Designing a lightning protection system [3 MB] Lightning protection system [ MB] External lightning protection [17 MB] Internal lightning protection [ MB] Protection of electrical and electronic systems against LEMP [ MB] Selection, installation and assembly of surge protective devices (SPDs) [ MB] White papers: Surge.

This book will allow you to gain practical skills and know-how in grounding, bonding, lightning & surge protection. Few topics generate as much controversy and argument as that of grounding and the associated topics of surge protection, shielding and lightning protection of electrical and electronic systems.

This on-the-job reference offers complete coverage of all technical aspects of electrical earthing and bonding with the commentary and guidance you need to interpret and apply the earthing & bonding requirements of the 17th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations (BS w/ Amendment No.

)—the electrical code used throughout the United Kingdom and the IEC world. Different energy sources - Electrical Energy, Lightning, Static Electricity, RF Energy In any discussion of the grounding of electrical systems, particularly as it applies to power systems, there also needs to be a consideration of how the grounding system relates to overcurrent protection.

free online electrical engineering courses, books, software, spreadsheets, design guides, cad details, standards and codes Course Lightning Introduction to Lightning Protection System Design ~ Electrical Knowhow. The Case of Lightning Protection Solutions for Electric Power Facilities.

Each year a multitude of electric power facilities are knocked off-line due to lightning. electric power companies should not only install lightning protection systems but implement a full and extensive lightning risk mitigation plan, which begins with assessment.

Earthing and lightning protection Providing a total solution Structural lightning protection From Furse air termination systems including air rods and strike plates to capture lightning strikes, through to our comprehensive range of down conductors and lightning protection components which channel lightning energy safely.

The lightning protection of common buildings (common structures), including their installations and content as well as persons. The European Union (EU) accepted the IEC standard series and transferred it into the European EN standard series. The standard series is mandatory for all members of the EU.

The lightning current is the primary source of damages and malfunctions. A lightning protection system neither attracts, repels or prevents a lightning strike. The lightning protection system simply provides a safe path for the lightning current to follow – allowing the harmful current to be guided safely into the ground and away from your home.

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Soares' "Book on Grounding and Bonding" is an excellent general reference on grounding and has a chapter on grounding of electronic systems. Electrical system protection: The NEC also provides requirements for electrical protection to limit the damage to equipment and wiring.

This is also safety-related as it minimizes the potential of a fire.

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However, methods for lightning protection cannot be found in the code books, i.e.; National Electrical Code (NEC) or the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC). Per the scopes of these two well known codes, lightning is not covered whatsoever, yet they are relied upon for practically all general construction in the United States.

Although every lightning strike is different, damage to the antenna, electrical system, rear windshield, and tires is common. The heat from a lightning strike is sufficient to partially melt the antenna of a vehicle and can cause what seems like a small explosion.

Note 2: See NFPAStandard for the Installation of Lightning Protection Systems for grounding and bonding of lightning protection systems. (2) Equipment Grounding. Metal parts of electrical equipment are grounded to reduce arcing within the buildings/structures from induced voltage from indirect lightning strikes.

}Figure –7. Title: Lightning Protection Manual for Rural Electric Systems Vol Issue 5 of NRECA research project: Author: Dee E. Parrish: Contributors: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.

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The function of the electric power distribution system in a building or an installation site is to receive power at one or more supply points and to deliver.