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  • The Lightning Dischargeby Martin A. Uman

    Elsevier Science 1987; US$ 72.95

    From the Preface: In the 18 years since my technical monograph Lightning (McGraw-Hill, 1969; Dover, 1984) was first published, there have been significant advances in our understanding of lightning, but, until now, there has been no new monograph on the subject. A number of edited collections of papers and conference proceedings relating to lightning... more...

  • Lightning Electromagneticsby Vernon Cooray

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2012; US$ 207.00

    The goal of this book is to provide the theory, mathematics and computational tools that are necessary to model each and every one of the processes associated with lightning discharges. This is essential information for a newcomer to the subject as well as for experienced scientists working in this field. Indeed, it is only through exercising various... more...

  • Lightningby Vladimir A. Rakov; Martin A. Uman

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 148.00

    A highly illustrated book covering all aspects of lightning, including lightning physics and protection. more...

  • "Sprites, Elves and Intense Lightning Discharges"by Martin Füllekrug; Eugene A. Mareev; Michael J Rycroft

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 359.00

    Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on "Sprites, Elves and Intense Lightning Discharges", Corte, Corsica, France, 24-31 July 2004 more...

  • Out of the Blueby John Friedman

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    The odds of being hit by lightning each year are only about 1 in 750,000 in the U.S. And yet this rare phenomenon has inspired both fear and fascination for thousands of years. In this groundbreaking, brilliantly researched book, journalist John S. Friedman probes lightning?s scientific, spiritual, and cultural roots. Blending vibrant history with... more...

  • The Lightning Flashby Vernon Cooray

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2003; US$ 140.00

    This unique book provides the reader with a thorough background in almost every aspect of lightning and its impact on electrical and electronic equipment. The contents range from basic discharge processes in air through transient electromagnetic field generation and interaction with overhead lines and underground cables, to lightning protection and... more...

  • Ball Lightningby Mark Stenhoff

    Springer US 2006; US$ 249.00

    Down comes a deluge of sonorous hail, Or prone-descending rain. Wide-rent, the clouds Pour a whole flood, and yet, its flame unquenched, Th?unconquerable lightning struggles through. Ragged and fierce, or in red whirling balls, And fires the mountains with redoubled rage. Black from the stroke, above, the smould?ring pine Stands a sad shattered trunk;... more...

  • Lightning: Principles, Instruments and Applicationsby Hans Dieter Betz; Ulrich Schumann; Pierre Laroche

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 279.00

    In the present volume the most important current questions on lightning are described and analyzed under many experimental and theoretical aspects. The level of questions discussed is high, but the contents should be understandable for non-experts. more...

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