By Vernon Cooray
This ebook approximately lightning summarizes the essence of physics and results of lightning in a non-technical demeanour and offers an up to date description of the phenomenon of lightning in uncomplicated language. beginning with the myths on the topic of lightning, the reader is brought to the mechanism of lightning flashes and their interactions with people, human-made structures and Earth’s setting. many of the to be had books on lightning are written for the specialists within the box and there's a desire for a publication that introduces the undergraduate and starting put up graduate scholars to the topic of lightning and prepares them for extra complicated books intended for the specialists. This introductory publication, that is in response to a sequence of lectures given to undergraduate and postgraduate scholars in electric engineering, is meant to fill this want. adapted to the desires of college scholars who plan to check electric engineering, meteorology, environmental or uncomplicated physics, it's also a invaluable reference source for laymen who're drawn to understanding extra in this phenomenon.
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An Introduction to Lightning by Vernon Cooray