Accession Number : ADA114016

Title :   Atmospheric Electricity Hazards Analytical Model Development and Application. Volume II. Simulation of the Lightning/Aircraft Interaction Event.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Aug 79-Jun 81,

Corporate Author : ELECTRO MAGNETIC APPLICATIONS INC DENVER CO

Personal Author(s) : Robb,John D

PDF Url : ADA114016

Report Date : Jun 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 59

Abstract : In this report, a review of currently used lightning test techniques for aircraft is given. The requirements for lightning simulation are given and discussed. Finally, a new approach for simulating the lightning/aircraft interaction is presented, and is based on nuclear electromagnetic pulse (NEMP) technology. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Lightning, *Test facilities, Electromagnetic pulse simulators, Experimental design, Atmosphere models, Military aircraft, Coupling(Interaction), Electric fields, Atmospheric electricity, Electric discharges, Hazards, Inflight, Avionics, Microelectronics, Composite materials, Vulnerability, Mathematical prediction

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE