• SN EN 62305-1 : 2006

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    Published date:  12-01-2013

    Publisher:  Swiss Standards

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    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Lightning current parameters
    5 Damage due to lightning
      5.1 Damage to a structure
      5.2 Damage to a service
      5.3 Types of loss
    6 Need and economic convenience for lightning
      6.1 Need for lightning protection
      6.2 Economic convenience of lightning protection
    7 Protection measures
      7.1 Protection measures to reduce injury of living
          beings due to touch and step voltages
      7.2 Protection measures to reduce physical damage
      7.3 Protection measures to reduce failure of electrical
          and electronic systems
      7.4 Protection measures selection
    8 Basic criteria for protection of structures and services
      8.1 Lightning protection levels (LPL)
      8.2 Lightning protection zones (LPZ)
      8.3 Protection of structures
      8.4 Protection of services
    Annex A (informative) Parameters of lightning current
      A.1 Lightning flashes to earth
      A.2 Lightning current parameters
      A.3 Fixing the maximum lightning current parameters for LPL I
      A.4 Fixing the minimum lightning current parameters
    Annex B (informative) Time functions of the lightning
                          current for analysis purposes
    Annex C (informative) Simulation of the lightning current
                          for test purposes
      C.1 General
      C.2 Simulation of the specific energy of the first short
          stroke and the charge of the long stroke
      C.3 Simulation of the front current steepness of the short
    Annex D (informative) Test parameters simulating the effects
                          of lightning on LPS components
      D.1 General
      D.2 Current parameters relevant to the point of strike
      D.3 Current sharing
      D.4 Effects of lightning current causing possible damage
      D.5 LPS components, relevant problems and test parameters
      D.6 Surge protective device (SPD)
      D.7 Summary of the test parameters to be adopted in testing
          LPS components
    Annex E (informative) Surges due to lightning at different
                          installation points
      E.1 Surges due to flashes to the structure (source of damage S1)
      E.2 Surges relevant to services connected to the structure
      E.3 Surges due to induction effects (Source of damage S1 or S2)
      E.4 General information relating to SPDs

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    Gives the general principles to be followed in the protection against lightning of: - structures including their installations and contents as well as persons, - services connected to a structure.

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    Publisher Swiss Standards
    Status Current
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