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October 12, 2021
Protection of Solar Panel From Lightning Strikes

Introduction: Lightning is one of the most destructive phenomenon of nature. It can cause damage to humans, structures, electrical and electronics equipment. Currently due to global warming the entire world is moving towards Renewable Energy, and Solar Panels are at high risk due to possibility of destruction by lightning strikes due to its elevation and […]

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October 7, 2021
Down conductor system for Lightning Protection

Introduction: The main and most effective measure for protection of structures against physical damage due to lightning is considered to be the lightning protection system (LPS). An external Lightning Protection System ( https://www.cikit.in/overall-lightning-protection-system/ ) is intended to 1) Intercept a lightning flash to a structure. (Air terminal system) 2) Conduct the lightning current safely towards the […]

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October 6, 2021
Risk Management of Lightning Protection System

Introduction: Lightning strike is a natural phenomenon of sudden discharge of charges from highly concentrated cloud or any objects. Lightning cannot be avoided but the damages can be reduced by proper preventive measures. IS/IEC 62305 part 2 explains about the damages due to lightning strikes, sources of such damages, Losses due to lightning and the […]

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October 6, 2021
Factors Influencing Risk components

Introduction: IS/IEC 62305 part 2 explains about the damage due to lightning strikes, source of such damages, Losses due to lightning and corresponding risks. One of the major parameters that determine the level of protection is Number of Thunderstorm days in a year at the location. This value varies for different places and apart from […]

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October 6, 2021
Lightning Protection System Design as per IEC 62305

Introduction: Lightning strike is a natural phenomenon of sudden discharge of charges from highly concentrated cloud or any objects. Lightning cannot be avoided but the damages can be reduced by proper preventive measures. The complete protection includes properly designed and executed external and internal lightning protection system. In this article we have explained about Lightning […]

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January 30, 2021
Lightning Protection System Design - Rolling Sphere Method (IEC62305)

There are no methods or devices capable of modifying the natural weather phenomena to the extent that they can  prevent lightning discharges. But the effect of lightning strikes can be reduced by well designed and executed Lightning Protection System (LPS). IS/IEC62305 explains about the design procedures for Lightning Protection System. The lighting protection system provides […]

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January 15, 2021
Lightning Protection System Design - Protection Angle Method (IEC62305)

The main and most effective measure for protection of structures against physical damage is considered to be the Lightning  Protection System (LPS).  An external Lightning Protection System is intended to provide a dedicated path to the lightning strikes and thereby protecting the building/structures from damages. IEC62305 specifies about three placement methods for designing the air […]

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January 3, 2021
Lightning Protection System Design - Mesh Method (IEC62305)

Introduction: There are no methods or devices capable of modifying the natural weather phenomena to the extent that they can  prevent lightning discharges. But the effect of lightning strikes can be reduced by well designed and executed Lightning Protection System (LPS). IS/IEC62305 explains about the design procedures for Lightning Protection System. The lighting protection system […]

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December 27, 2020
Surge Protection Devices

The main and most effective measure for protection of structures against physical damage is considered to be the lightning protection system (LPS). IEC 62305 explains about the Internal and External Lightning Protection System (LPS). The electronic devices and drives shall be protected from the lightning and switching surges using the appropriate surge protection devices. Surge […]

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November 10, 2020
Overall Lightning Protection System - IEC62305

The main and most effective measure for protection of structures against physical damage is considered to be the Lightning Protection System (LPS). IEC62305 explains about the need for an Overall Lightning Protection System to protect human life, physical damages and damages of electrical and electronic systems from lightning. Table of content Introduction Lightning Protection System […]

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