• IEC 61024-1:1990

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    PROTECTION OF STRUCTURES AGAINST LIGHTNING - GENERAL PRINCIPLES

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    Superseded date:  17-01-2006

    Language(s):  English - French

    Published date:  15-04-1990

    Publisher:  International Electrotechnical Committee

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    Contents
    Foreword
    Preface
    Introduction
    Clause
    1. General
        1.1 Scope and object
        1.2 Terms and definitions
        1.3 Reinforced concrete structures
    2. External lightning protection system (LPS)
        2.1 Air termination systems
        2.2 Down-conductor systems
        2.3 Earth termination systems
        2.4 Clamping and joints
        2.5 Materials and dimensions
    3. Internal lightning protection system
        3.1 Equipotential bonding
        3.2 Proximity of installations to LPS
        3.3 Safeguard against life hazard
    4. Design, maintenance and inspection of LPS
        4.1 Design
        4.2 Maintenance and inspection
    Tables
    Figures

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This standard is applicable to the design and installation of Lightning Protection Systems (LPS) for common structures up to 60 m high.

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    Committee TC 81
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher International Electrotechnical Committee
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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    I.S. EN 61822:2009 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS FOR LIGHTING AND BEACONING OF AERODROMES - CONSTANT CURRENT REGULATORS
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    EN 61000-4-25 : 2002 AMD 1 2012 ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) - PART 4-25: TESTING AND MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES - HEMP IMMUNITY TEST METHODS FOR EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEMS (IEC 61000-4-25:2001/A1:2012)
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    EN 12976-1:2017 THERMAL SOLAR SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS - FACTORY MADE SYSTEMS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    DIN V VDE V 0800-2-548 : 1999 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS OF BUILDINGS - PART 5: SELECTION AND ERECTION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - SECTION 548: EARTHING ARRANGEMENTS AND EQUIPOTENTIAL BONDING FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INSTALLATIONS
    DIN EN 13135-1:2004-05 CRANES - EQUIPMENT - PART 1: ELECTROTECHNICAL EQUIPMENT
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    HD 384.5.51 : 200S2 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION OF BUILDINGS - PART 5: SELECTION AND ERECTION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - CHAPTER 51: COMMON RULES
    EN 61241-14 : 2004 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR USE IN THE PRESENCE OF COMBUSTIBLE DUST - PART 14: SELECTION AND INSTALLATION
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