Lightning: Physics and Effects

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Cambridge University Press, 2006 - 687 pages
This is the first book to cover essentially all aspects of lightning, including lightning physics, lightning protection, and the interaction of lightning with a variety of objects and systems as well as with the environment. Accessible to the technical non-expert, it is addressed to anyone interested in lightning and its effects. This will include physicists, engineers working in the power, communications, computer, and aviation industries, meteorologists, atmospheric chemists, foresters, ecologists, physicians, and architects. Highly illustrated and containing an extensive bibliography, this book can also be used as a graduate text.

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Vladimir A. Rakov is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Florida. He was previously Director of the Lightning Research Laboratory at Tomsk Polytechnical University, Russia.

Martin A. Uman was the co-founder and President of Lightning Location and Protection, Inc. (LLP) and is now a professor and Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Florida.

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