lightning surge

lightning surge

[′līt·niŋ ‚sərj]
(electricity)
A transient disturbance in an electric circuit due to lightning.
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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.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Lightning Surge Arrestor For 132 Kv Substation .
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.
Additionally, a Heidler source of 4 kV peek voltage was implemented to represent a standard lightning surge 1,2/50 [micro]s.
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.
The team at AAS Technology has built the VBP2412DC-50 balun with integrated lightning surge protection as well as static electricity protection.
A lightning surge (see Figure 2) is struck on phase B of the overhead line and the resulting overvoltages are investigated at the junction of overhead line and cable and at the far end of the cable (near the transformer).
Right at the earth terminal where the 200-kA lightning surge connects to the sea water, the terminal voltage for a resistance (R) of 0.
Most FAA Advisory Circulars dealing with airfield lighting equipment specify that the equipment must be protected against a lightning surge of anywhere between 3,000 and 20,000 Amps for a duration of 8/20 microseconds.
So I ran to my mother and demanded that we get lightning surge protectors as fast as humanly possible.
As seen in figure one, a lightning surge has a significantly larger amount of energy (magnitude) compared to any artificially generated surge.