70228123 (Modern Lightning Protection)

Course Name: Modern Lightning Protection

Course Number: 70228123

Program: Graduate program

Type: Required

Credits: 2

Term Offered: Spring

Prerequisite(s): High Voltage Engineering

Instructor(s): Shuiming Chen

Textbook(s):

Shuiming Chen. Modern lightning Proteection (teaching materials), 2008.

Reference(s):

Tibor Horvath. Understanding Lightning and Lightning Protection. John Wiley & sons, Ltd, 2006

IEC 62305 serial standards

IEEE C62 serial standards: Trilogy

Weibo Zhang, Jinliang He and Yuming Gao. Overvoltages in Power System and its Insulation Coordination, Tsinghua University Press, 2002. (in Chinese)

Hao Yu. Technological Basis of Modern Lightning Protection. Tsinghua University Press, 2005

Course Description:

The course is about modern lightning protection, which is fit for modern electronic world. The integrated technology including divert, earthing, bonding, shield, and SPD, et al. Linking with some practical engineering projects, introduce the application.

Course Objectives and Outcomes:

Numbers in brackets are linked to department educational outcomes.

1.Students should master lightning discharge processes, lightning protection techniques of electric and electronic system. [1, 3]  

2.Students could understand the design of lightning protection of some engineering systems. [5, 6, 10, 11]

Course Topics:

1.Cloud, cyclone and front;

2.Electric charges in clouds;

3.Discharge processes in air;

4.Development of lightning flash;

5.Physics of the lightning discharge;

6.Induced voltage;

7.Dynamic forces due to lightning;

8.Heat effects on metal objects;

9.Lightning attachment;

10.Collection spaces of structures;

11.Residual risk of lightning protection;

12.Air termination system;

13.Down conductors and metal objects;

14.Earthing of lightning protection system;

15.Lightning electromagnetic impulse;

16.Graded surge protection;

17.Surge protection devices;

18.Internal lightning protection zones;

19.Protection of power and electronic devices;

20.Lightning measurement and localization;

Experiment(s): Engineering Design, which is the entitled as projects as follows, it is for understanding and utilizing modern lightning technology to solve engineering problems.

Project(s) (select one of the three):

Lightning Protection of Campus Food and Drink Balance System

Design the lightning protection of food and drink balance system over the campus.   Understand and utilize modern lightning technology to solve engineering problems.

Lightning Protection of Petrifaction Factory

Understand and utilize modern lightning technology to solve engineering problems.

Lightning Protection of Computer Room

Understand and utilize modern lightning technology to solve engineering problems.

 

Course Assessment:

  Homework measures, 30 points.

  Final professional training(Report, speech and explain), 70 points.