Lightning

Author: Martin A. Uman
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486150956
Release Date: 2012-05-24
Genre: Science

Revised, updated edition of classic work on the physics of lightning covers phenomena, terminology, measurement, photography, spectroscopy, thunder, and more, including reviews of recent research. 140 figures and tables.

The Lightning Discharge

Author: Martin A. Uman
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486151984
Release Date: 2012-08-21
Genre: Science

Absorbing monograph by expert sets forth most of known properties of lightning: cloud and lightning charges, stepped leader, return stroke, dart leader, lightning on other planets, thunder, more. 144 illustrations.

FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS Volume I

Author: José L. Mora-Lopez
Publisher: EOLSS Publications
ISBN: 9781905839520
Release Date: 2009-11-10
Genre:

Fundamentals of Physics is a component of Encyclopedia of Physical Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty Encyclopedias. The Theme on Fundamentals of Physics provides an overview of the modern areas in physics, most of which had been crystallized in the 20th century, is given. The Theme on Fundamentals of Physics deals, in three volumes and cover several topics, with a myriad of issues of great relevance to our world such as: Historical Review of Elementary Concepts in Physics; Laws of Physical Systems; Particles and Fields; Quantum Systems; Order and Disorder in Nature; Topical Review: Nuclear Processes, which are then expanded into multiple subtopics, each as a chapter. These three volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College Students, Educators, Professional Practitioners, Research Personnel and Policy Analysts, Managers, and Decision Makers, NGOs and GOs.

Lightning

Author: Vladimir A. Rakov
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107268555
Release Date: 2007-01-08
Genre: Science

Lightning: Physics and Effects is the first book that covers essentially all aspects of lightning, including lightning physics, lightning protection and the interaction of lightning with a variety of objects and systems as well as with the environment. It is written in a style that will be accessible to the technical non-expert and is addressed to anyone interested in lightning and its effects. This will include physicists, engineers working in the power, communications, computer and aviation industries, meteorologists, atmospheric chemists, foresters, ecologists, physicians working in the area of electrical trauma and architects. This comprehensive reference volume contains over 300 illustrations, 70 tables containing quantitative information and a bibliography of more than 6000 references.

The Lightning Discharge

Author: Martin A. Uman
Publisher:
ISBN: 0127083502
Release Date: 1987
Genre: Science

Absorbing monograph by expert sets forth most of known properties of lightning: cloud and lightning charges, stepped leader, return stroke, dart leader, lightning on other planets, thunder, more. 144 illustrations.

Notable Natural Disasters Overviews

Author: Marlene Bradford
Publisher:
ISBN: 1587653699
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Nature

Scientific and historical overviews of natural disasters followed by a chronological survey of the worst or most notable disasters in history, including such recent events as the 2004 tsunami and Hurricane Katrina.

The lightning book

Author: Peter E. Viemeister
Publisher: The MIT Press
ISBN: UOM:39015002021528
Release Date: 1961
Genre: Nature

This book presents the facts about lightning: why it happens, what it does, and what can be done about it.

NOLS Lightning

Author: John Gookin
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811759342
Release Date: 2014-06-01
Genre: Nature

Field guide for making careful decisions in the backcountry and relying on informed observation.

Books in Print

Author: R.R. Bowker Company
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015054035236
Release Date: 2003-09
Genre: American literature

Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Who s Who in Technology Today 1982 1983

Author: Jan W. Churchwell
Publisher: Primary Source Microfilm
ISBN: UCSC:32106021023657
Release Date: 1982-06
Genre: Science

Directory of leading scientists and engineers who are the leaders in the most important areas of American technology. Each entry gives education, publications, achievements, area of expertise, honors, patents, and personal information.