Accession Number : ADA019152
Title : Atmospheric Electricity Protection for Electric and Electronic Systems - Recommended Practices.
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,
Corporate Author : FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION OKLAHOMA CITY OKLA AERONAUTICAL CENTER
Personal Author(s) : Davis,J. A.
Report Date : DEC 1975
Pagination or Media Count : 22
Abstract : Lightning strikes to aircraft produce transient currents on skin surfaces and occasionally induce transient currents in the electrical and electronic systems' wiring. Atmospheric electricity also includes static discharge which can affect the safety of an aircraft by degrading the electrical/electronic systems' performance at a time when atmospheric conditions are severe and these systems are most needed for instrument flight procedures. The paper presents recommended practices for the evaluation of system protection from the effects of atmospheric electricity.
Descriptors : *Lightning arresters, *Suppressors, *Aviation safety, Transients, Protection, Atmospheric electricity, Avionics, Electrical equipment, Electronic equipment, Aircraft
Subject Categories : Aircraft
Electrical and Electronic Equipment
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE