Table of contents for The art and science of lightning protection / Martin A. Uman.
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Preface; 1. What is lightning?; 2. Lightning damage; 3. General methods for lightning protection: Faraday cages, topological shields; and more practical approaches: cone of protection and rolling sphere methods; 4. Structure protection: air terminals and down conductors; 5. Structure protection: grounding; 6. Surge protection for electronics in low-voltage electrical systems; 7. Humans and animals; 8. Lightning warning; 9. Airships, airplanes, and launch vehicles; 10. Ships and boats; 11. Trees; 12. Overhead and underground power and communication lines; 13. Lightning elimination; 14. So, what do we know and what don't we know about lightning protection?; References; Index.
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