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Document type:
Konferenzbeitrag 
Contribution type:
Textbeitrag / Aufsatz 
Author(s):
Lewke, B.; Krug, F.; Kindersberger, J. 
Title:
Risk of Lightning Strike to Wind Turbines for Maintenance Personnel Inside the Hub 
Pages contribution:
1527-1532 
Abstract:
Wind Turbines offer preferred impact spots to lightning, bearing high risks for humans being on or in the facility during a thunderstorm. Depending on the position of a person during the lightning strike to the facility, the risk varies. In case maintenance work is done inside the hub, people and electronics are protected against direct strikes because of the Faraday cage structure of the hub. Major phenomena that may be hazardous to humans inside the hub are induced voltages due...    »
 
Book / Congress title:
28th International Conference on Lightning Protection 
Congress (additional information):
Kanazawa, Japan, 17. - 22. Sep. 2006 
Year:
2006 
Month:
Sep 
Reviewed:
ja 
Language:
en