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Old 24-06-2005, 11:10   #1
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Lightning Information (links)

Some excellent on-line resources on ‘Lightning & Boats’ - Goto:

“Lightning And Sailboats” - by Ewen M Thomson, Univ. Fla. 1992. Sea Grant Publication
The best basic lightning primer for boaters
http://www.thomson.ece.ufl.edu/lightning/

“The Applicability of Lightning Elimination Devices to Substations and Power Lines” - by Abdul M. Mousa, BC Hydro, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Oct 1998.
Read this one if you believe lightning eliminators (static dissipaters) really work.
http://www.strikeshield.com/Lightnin...issipators.pdf

“Structural Lightning Safety” - NLSI
http://www.lightningsafety.com/nlsi_lhm.html

”Marine Grounding Systems” - by Stan Honey
http://www.sailmail.com/grounds.htm

“Understanding Lightning Protection” - by Bill Laudeman
http://www.boatus.com/seaworthy/swlightning.asp

“Boating And Lightning Protection” - by William J. Becker. Univ of Florida Extension
http://www.cdc.gov/nasd/docs/d000001...7/d000007.html

“Cone Of Protection From Lightning” - Boatsafe
http://www.boatsafe.com/nauticalknowhow/lightning.htm

“Lightning Protection 101" - by Sue & Larry (Sailnet)
http://www.sailnet.com/collections/a...leid=suelar139

From Bolt Lightning Protection:
“ABOUT LIGHTNING”
http://www.boltlightningprotection.c...htningchap.htm
“Elemental Faraday Cage” (FC/LPS)
http://www.boltlightningprotection.c...raday_Cage.htm

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