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This book is a comprehensive companion guide that applies practical application interpretations to the academic approach of the standards in order to achieve a consistent approach to its use and application in the field. It offers a unique level of expertise and insight into the standards and how best to work to their requirements and recommendations, provided by the author, a practicing and experienced engineer who was a member of the committee which drew up the standard. The book includes topics such as risk assessment; damage due to lightning and overvoltages; protection measures; design for structural protection; requirements for structures with risk of explosion; and inspection, testing, maintenance and records, plus many more. It also includes terms and definitions, FAQs and handy tables, diagrams and graphs to assist in assessments and calculations. It can be used by clients, architects, consultants, building and other contractors and practitioners specializing in the design, installation, testing and maintenance of systems of protection against lightning, in order to make the best use of the standards. Content: Front Matter • Introduction • Table of Contents • 1. Basic Considerations 2. Risk Assessment • 3. Protection Measures • 4. Basic Criteria for Protection of Structures 5. Design of Structural Protection 6. Joints, Bonding and Connections 7. Requirements for Structures with Risk of Explosion, in Addition to Standard Requirements • 8. Protection Measures - Touch and Step Voltages • 9. Components and Materials 10. Design of Protection for Electrical and Electronic Systems within a Structure 11. Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of LPS and LPMS
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