By Vernon Cooray
This e-book approximately lightning summarizes the essence of physics and results of lightning in a non-technical demeanour and offers an updated description of the phenomenon of lightning in basic 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 booklet that introduces the undergraduate and starting submit graduate scholars to the topic of lightning and prepares them for extra complicated books intended for the specialists. This introductory booklet, that's in accordance with a chain of lectures given to undergraduate and postgraduate scholars in electric engineering, is meant to fill this desire. adapted to the wishes of collage scholars who plan to review electric engineering, meteorology, environmental or simple physics, it's also a beneficial reference source for laymen who're attracted to figuring out extra in this phenomenon.
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