This book supplements the comprehensive coverage of high voltage engineering with solved examples followed by a set of problems. It blends the areas of physics, engineering analysis and applications of high voltage engineering into a unified package suitable to the reader seeking physical and engineering understanding of this field.
1. Sources of Surge Voltage 2. Inducing and Induced Effects of Lightning Surges 3. Lightning Surge Analysis by Magnetic Moment 4. Release of Ions Due to Inducing Fields by Lightning Discharges 5. Interaction of Gaseous Continua with Lightning 6. Lightning Surges on Towers 7. Corona Effects 8. Frequency Spectrum of Surge Impedances Due to Lightning 9. Testing Equipment and Lightning Flash Counters 10. Principle of Protection from H. V. Surges 11. Energy Extraction and Storage from Lightning 12. Effects of Electromagnetic Fields on Health