An Introduction to Lightning by Vernon Cooray

By Vernon Cooray

This e-book approximately lightning summarizes the essence of physics and results of lightning in a non-technical demeanour and gives an up to date description of the phenomenon of lightning in uncomplicated language. beginning with the myths regarding lightning, the reader is brought to the mechanism of lightning flashes and their interactions with people, human-made platforms and Earth’s atmosphere. lots of the to be had books on lightning are written for the specialists within the box and there's a want for a publication that introduces the undergraduate and starting submit graduate scholars to the topic of lightning and prepares them for extra complicated books intended for the specialists. This introductory ebook, that's in accordance with a sequence of lectures given to undergraduate and postgraduate scholars in electric engineering, is meant to fill this want. adapted to the desires of collage scholars who plan to check electric engineering, meteorology, environmental or uncomplicated physics, it's also a precious reference source for laymen who're attracted to figuring out extra in this phenomenon.

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