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Lightning protection in the Republic of Kenya

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1 Author(s)
Akello, R.J. ; Dept. of Electr. & Eectron. Eng., Nairobi Univ., Kenya

This paper outlines the history of lightning protection in The Republic of Kenya. It addresses itself to the proneness in terms of Mean Thunder Days (MTDs) and the Flash Density (Flashes per km2 per year), losses incurred in the period 1960-1980, protection of schools and residential buildings, protection of storage and transport facilities for petroleum products and of electrical and electronic equipment. Subtle aspects in the Kenyan Standard are referred to whenever necessary

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AFRICON, 1996., IEEE AFRICON 4th  (Volume:2 )

Date of Conference:

24-27 Sep 1996