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AS/NZS 1768:2007

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Lightning protection
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English

Published date

01-10-2007

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​Provides guidelines for the protection of persons and property from the hazards of lightning. Applies to conventional lightning protection systems consisting of air terminations, downconductors, earthing systems and surge protective devices. Also provides a comprehensive risk management process for the determination of the risk of damage due to lightning for a range of structures.

This Standard sets out guidelines for the protection of persons and property from hazards arising from exposure to lightning. The recommendations specifically cover the following applications:(a) The protection of persons, both outdoors, where they may be at risk from the direct effects of a lightning strike, and indoors, where they may be at risk indirectly as a consequence of lightning currents being conducted into the building.(b) The protection of a variety of buildings or structures, including those with explosive or highly-flammable contents, and mines.(c) The protection of sensitive electronic equipment (e.g. facsimile machines, modems, computers) from overvoltages resulting from a lightning strike to the building or its associated services.The nature of lightning and the principles of lightning protection are discussed and guidance is given to assist in a determination of whether protective measures should be taken.This Standard is applicable to conventional lightning protection systems (LPSs) that comprise air terminals, downconductors, earth termination networks and surge protective devices (SPDs). Nothing contained within this Standard either endorses or implies the endorsement of non-conventional LPSs that comprise air terminals that claim enhanced performance or downconductors that claim enhanced magnetic screening over conventional systems.The performance of such systems is outside the scope of this Standard. Irrespective of claimed performance, air terminals shall be placed in accordance with Section 4 to comply with this Standard.

Committee
EL-024
DevelopmentNote
Standard has been given Pending Revision status. Under Revision by DR AS 1768:2021.
DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
0 7337 7967 0
Pages
184
ProductNote
This Hardcopy contains a CD-ROM. Pending Revision indicates that as a result of the Aged Standards review process, the document needs updating. If no project proposal, meeting the quality criteria, is received within the 12 month timeframe, the document shall be withdrawn.
PublisherName
Standards Australia
Status
AvailableSuperseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes
UnderRevision

First published as AS MC1-1969.Revised and redesignated AS 1768-1975.Second edition 1983.Third edition 1991.Jointly revised and designated as AS/NZS 1768(Int):2003.Jointly revised and designated as AS/NZS 1768:2007. Originated in Australia as MC1-1969. Originated in New Zealand as NZS/AS 1768:1991. Previous edition AS/NZS 1768(Int):2003. This edition AS/NZS 1768:2007.

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