Lightning: Physics and Effects Lightning: Physics and Effects , Vladimir A. Rakov and Martin A. Uman Cambridge U. Press, New York, 2003. $200.00 (687 pp.). ISBN 0-521-58327-6

Yuri P. Raizer
2004 Physics today  
Lightning Physics and Effects Lightning: Physics and Effects is the first book that covers essentially all aspects of lightning, including lightning physics, lightning protection, and the interaction of lightning with a variety of objects and systems as well as with the environment. It is written in a style that will be accessible to the technical non-expert and is addressed to anyone interested in lightning and its effects. This will include physicists, engineers working in the power industry
more » ... the power industry and in the communications, computer, and aviation industries, meteorologists, atmospheric chemists, foresters, ecologists, physicians working in the area of electrical trauma, and architects. This comprehensive reference volume contains over 300 illustrations, 70 tables containing quantitative information, and over 6000 references and bibliography entries.
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