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Modern lightning conductors an illustrated supplement to the Report of the Lightning research committee of 1905 by Killingworth Hedges

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Published by C. Lockwood & son in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lightning-conductors. [from old catalog]

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Edition Notes

ContributionsLightning research committee, London. [from old catalog]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTH9058 .H4
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p.l., vi, [2], 119 p.
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23800891M
LC Control Number06019721

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An illustrated supplement, compiled by K. Hedges and entitled Modern Lightning Conductors (), contains particulars of the independent reports of the German committee, the Dutch Academy of Science, and the Royal Joseph university, Budapest. A description is also given of the author's modified Clerk Maxwell system, in which the metal work of. A lightning rod (US, AUS) or lightning conductor is a metal rod mounted on a structure and intended to protect the structure from a lightning strike. If lightning hits the structure, it will preferentially strike the rod and be conducted to ground through a wire, instead of passing through the structure, where it could start a fire or cause electrocution. Full text of "Modern lightning conductors: an illustrated supplement to the Report of the Lightning research committee of " See other formats. Modern lightning conductors: an illustrated supplement to the Report of the Lightning research committee of by Hedges, Killingworth. [from old catalog]; Lightning research committee, London. [from old catalog]Pages:

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