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Lightning

  • Lightning: Principles, Instruments and Applicationsby Hans Dieter Betz

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 239.00

    Current understanding of lightning phenomena Experimental observations and theoretical explanations of lightning Importance of lightning in meteorology and atmospheric science The reader gets a comprehensive view about lightning effects, even on very complex topics which are not yet fully understood and remain subject to further research... 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...

  • The Lightning Flashby Vernon Cooray

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1753; 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...

  • 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...

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

    Springer 2006; US$ 359.00

    Sprites are arguably the most dramatic discovery in solar-terrestrial physics. Shortly after the first ground based video recordings of sprites, observations on board the Space Shuttle detected sprites and elves occurring all around the world. These reports led to sprite observations in North America, South America, Australia, Japan, and Europe. more...

  • Lightningby Vladimir A. Rakov; Martin A. Uman

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 144.00

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

  • Ball Lightningby Mark Stenhoff

    Springer US 2006; US$ 209.00

    Formerly the scientific Director of the Ball Lightning Division of the Tornado and Storm Research Organisation (TORRO), Mark Stenhoff has been investigating ball lightning for more than two decades. After publishing a ball lightning report in Nature in 1976 that received worldwide publicity, Stenhoff rapidly accumulated over 200 first-hand accounts... more...

  • 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...

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