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Lightning a Fundamental of Atmospheric Electricity

Usikalu, M.R. Lightning a Fundamental of Atmospheric Electricity. Lightning a Fundamental of Atmospheric Electricity .

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Abstract

This paper discussed briefly the basic connection between lightning phenomena and atmospheric electricity. Characteristics pertaining to lightning discharges were reviewed in order to elucidate some elementary mystics that are still associated with lightning events in some parts of the world and that lightning strike when and where it will. Various lightning protection principles were discussed. The essence of lightning protection device is to prevent lightning strikes from taking place over or around an installation or structure.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Physics
Depositing User: Dr. Mojisola Usikalu
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2015 11:33
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2015 11:33
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/4696

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