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How does a lightning rod work?

by Rosadoft
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Aug13-14, 09:05 PM
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Greetings community

An engineer came to me seeking help today. He asked me to determining the height of a lightning rod If the radius of the protection zone was given.

Assuming the roof of the building is completely flat, what would the height (h = ?) have to be for a given radius of 75 meters (r = 75m)?
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Aug14-14, 12:29 AM
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Hmm... not sure. I did find the following with a google search:
Aug14-14, 10:41 AM
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Thank you! very helpful!

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