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Introductory Lightning Protection Design per NFPA 780

Thomas Mason, P.E.

This two-hour course discusses the underlying principles of lightning, lightning damage to structures and equipment and conventional Franklin lighting protection. The design concepts will be demonstrated for industrial, commercial and institutional buildings. Drawings, photographs and a sample specification illustrate the concepts. The reference list shows sources for conventional Franklin components and sophisticated proprietary active systems.

This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.

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