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Grounding lightning

by on May 17, 2017 1:04 PM

Joel Galitieri, a senior studying energy engineering at Penn State, works on his design teams’ display of an above-ground fuel storage tank simulation at the 2017 Engineering Showcase, held April 27. The group of Penn State engineering students working on the project found a solution to the dangerous problem of lightning strikes on these tanks by using highly conductive copper cable, effectively grounding the current from strikes.

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