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Meeting ArchiveApril Meeting:
Thursday April 29, 2004
Meeting Schedule
 
Lightning Protection
Jacob K. Struck will give a talk on lightning protection; its history, regulations, and technology.

ABOUT THE TALK
Lightning is a phenomenon that impacts our lives not only in the realm of personal safety, but also the safety and reliability of technology. Mr. Struck will speak on the science of lightning and the history, present technology and emerging technology of lightning protection. The presentation will address the following topics:
  • History of Lightning Protection
  • Existing Lightning Regulations
  • Lightning Strike Dynamics
  • Conventional Lightning Protection
  • Unconventional Lightning Protection (Voodoo Science)
  • Emerging Protection Methods and Technology
  • Some Simple Precautions against Lightning Injury & Damage
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Mr. Jacob K. Struck is the leader of the Lightning Technology Team at Picatinny Arsenal. He is a world renowned expert in the science of protecting munitions from lightning strikes. He was born in Paterson NJ and graduated with his EE degree from NJIT. Mr. Struck has received numerous awards from the US government for his work.

ABOUT THE CONSULTANTS NETWORK
Founded in 1992, the IEEE Consultants Network of Northern NJ encourages and promotes the use of independent technical consultants by business and industry.

Time:Place:Info:
Thursday April 29, 7:30pm
Non-members welcome!
Aeroflex / KDI-Integrated Products
(note: entrance for the meeting is at the rear of the building)
60 South Jefferson Ave.
Whippany, N.J.

Contact: 973-728-4500, robert@rdwalker.com


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