Lightning to the Empire State Building

  title={Lightning to the Empire State Building},
  author={K. B. Mceachron},
  journal={Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers},
  • K. B. Mceachron
  • Published 1941 in
    Transactions of the American Institute of…
Lightning to the Empire State Building in New York City has been under investigation since 1935. Boys camera photographs of 62 strokes have been taken and 99 oscillograms. Twenty of these were taken simultaneously with photographs of the same stroke. Upward step leaders were discovered and continuing strokes were shown to be in the nature of a direct current arc. A brief résumé of the more important results up to the end of the 1937 season is given. The paper is chiefly concerned with the… CONTINUE READING
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