ELEN7018 Earthing and Lightning Protection
Programs offering course:
MSc Eng (Power)
School running course: Electrical & Information Engineering
Course Brief and Outline:
Year of Study: 5
- Lightning physics and the point of strike. Theory and practice of external lightning protection. Theory and practice of internal lightning protection. Earth electrode systems and characteristics. Philosophy of site-wide earthing. Evaluation of direct and indirect strikes. Project planning for existing and new systems. SPD’s – choice and characteristics, installation practice.