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ELEN7018 Earthing and Lightning Protection

Programs offering course: 
MEng (Power)
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.