lightning surge

lightning surge

[′līt·niŋ ‚sərj]
(electricity)
A transient disturbance in an electric circuit due to lightning.
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"A lightning surge is captured through the arrester onto the ground which absorbs it,"it added.
A lightning surge is captured through the arrester in the ground which absorbs it.
'A lightning surge is captured by the array of arresters and the electrical charges are directed into the ground which absorbs it,' Monreal explained.
These requirements are intended to perform application tasks and equipment protect their staff from PEMI, mainly arising, in particular, due to switching on power in electric networks of power frequency (50/60) Hz, and the impact of the lightning surge currents [27].
Ramadi, 100 km (60 miles) west of Baghdad, was the first major success for Iraq's US-backed army since its collapse in the face of ISIS' lightning surge across the country's north and west in mid-2014.
Related to lightning surge propagation through overhead power lines, most of the studies are performed considering, the influence of the ground conductivities and resistances, not many are taking into consideration the influence of the towers impedances.
The HR41A Series is IP68 rated with advanced lightning surge protection (15 kV), and is suited to power applications in outdoor and other harsh environments.
The lightning surge by IS fighters in June led Iran to send weapons to Kurdish forces in northern Iraq and the Islamic republic has also sent military advisers across the border.
Zhao, "Computation of power line tower lightning surge impedance using the electromagnetic field method," Proceeding IEEE, EMC-Zurich, 124-127, 2006.
The team at AAS Technology has built the VBP2412DC-50 balun with integrated lightning surge protection as well as static electricity protection.