371.827 Lightning Protection and Lightning Physics
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2018W, VO, 1.5h, 2.25EC

Properties

  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 2.25
  • Type: VO Lecture

Aim of course

Fundamental understanding of the physics of lightning in order to understand the principles of lightning protection. Lecture will provide a review of the actual lightning protection standards for buildings and special objects, such as HV substations, photovoltaic installations, and wind turbines 

Subject of course

Ligthning discharge, measurement techniques and instrumentation, ALDIS (Austrian Lightning and Information System), lightning parameters, lightning protection systems (LPS), Rolling sphere method, standards, practical problems

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Wed11:00 - 13:0003.10.2018 - 23.01.2019EI 6 Eckert HS Lightning Protection and Lightning Physics
Lightning Protection and Lightning Physics - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Wed03.10.201811:00 - 13:00EI 6 Eckert HS Lightning Protection and Lightning Physics
Wed10.10.201811:00 - 13:00EI 6 Eckert HS Lightning Protection and Lightning Physics
Wed24.10.201811:00 - 13:00EI 6 Eckert HS Lightning Protection and Lightning Physics
Wed31.10.201811:00 - 13:00EI 6 Eckert HS Lightning Protection and Lightning Physics
Wed07.11.201811:00 - 13:00EI 6 Eckert HS Lightning Protection and Lightning Physics
Wed14.11.201811:00 - 13:00EI 6 Eckert HS Lightning Protection and Lightning Physics
Wed21.11.201811:00 - 13:00EI 6 Eckert HS Lightning Protection and Lightning Physics
Wed28.11.201811:00 - 13:00EI 6 Eckert HS Lightning Protection and Lightning Physics
Wed05.12.201811:00 - 13:00EI 6 Eckert HS Lightning Protection and Lightning Physics
Wed12.12.201811:00 - 13:00EI 6 Eckert HS Lightning Protection and Lightning Physics
Wed19.12.201811:00 - 13:00EI 6 Eckert HS Lightning Protection and Lightning Physics
Wed09.01.201911:00 - 13:00EI 6 Eckert HS Lightning Protection and Lightning Physics
Wed16.01.201911:00 - 13:00EI 6 Eckert HS Lightning Protection and Lightning Physics
Wed23.01.201911:00 - 13:00EI 6 Eckert HS Lightning Protection and Lightning Physics

Examination modalities

Prüfungsstoff: das aktuelle Skriptum

Schriftliche Prüfungstermine lt. TISS Eintrag.

Bei Bedarf in Sonderfällen auch nach Vereinbarung. Anmeldung per E-Mail an diendorfer@ea.tuwien.ac.at oder telefonisch unter 0664-5231551.

Course registration

Not necessary

Curricula

Literature

Lecture notes are available as PDF in the TISS system.

M.A.Uman: The Lightning Discharge

V.A. Rakow and M.A. Uman: Lightning (Physics and Effects), Cambridge University Press, 2003

Kern und Wettingfeld: Blitzschutzsysteme 1 (VDE Verlag, Band 44)

Cooray Vernon: An Introduction to Lightning, Springer 2015

V.A. Rakov: Fundamentals of Lightning, Cambridge University Press, 2016

Previous knowledge

Principles of electrical engineering

Language

German