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2018 34th International Conference on Lightning Protection (ICLP)

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Sunday, 2 September 2018
8:30-19:00
(Hotel Rzeszow)
9:00-17:00
(Hotel Rzeszow)
10:00-12:30
(Hotel Rzeszow)
13:30-17:00
(Hotel Rzeszow)
14:00-18:00
(Hotel Rzeszow)
18:00-21:00
(Hotel Rzeszow)
Monday, 3 September 2018
8:00-9:00
9:00-9:15
(Room A)
9:15-9:45
(Room A)
9:45-10:30
(Room A)

Weitao Lyu
State Key Laboratory of Severe Weather, Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, Beijing, China

Lightning Optical Observation at TOLOGWeitao Lyu, China
10:30-11:15
(Room A)

Silvério Visacro
Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Recent Advances in Lightning Research and their Impact on the Protection of Electric SystemsSilverio Visacro, Brazil
11:15-11:45
11:45-17:15
(Room P)

Topics: Lightning physics; Lightning discharge; Lightning occurrence characteristics; High-voltage/triggered lightning experiments for simulation of lightning effects; Lightning safety, medicine and education

Session Chair: Marcelo M. F. Saba, Brazil

An Investigation on Frequency of Lightning Strokes to Distribution Lines by Video Camera ObservationKenichi Kanatani, Japan; Satoshi Morimatsu, Japan; Susumu Matsuura, Japan; Kazuo Shinjo, JapanA study of lightning location system (Blitz) based on VLF sfericsTomomi Narita, Japan; Egon Wanke, Germany; Mitsuteru Sato, Japan; Takeshi Sakanoi, Japan; Akiko Kumada, Japan; Masashi Kamogawa, Japan; Hirohiko Ishikawa, Japan; Shigemi Harada, Japan; Takao Kameda, Japan; Fuminori Tsuchiya, Japan; Eiji Kaneko, JapanA Study on High-Perfomance Fuse against Surge CurrentNaomichi Nakamura, Japan; Hidetoshi Takada, Japan; Jun Kato, JapanPreliminary results of lightning current measurements at the 356 m high Shenzhen Meteorological Gradient Tower in South ChinaYuexin YANG, China; Zongxu QIU, China; Zilong QIN, China; Mingli CHEN, China; Yaping DU, ChinaAutomated Discrimination of Lightning Stepped Leader Stage from the Power Spectrum Density of the Related Electric Field RecordingsGrzegorz Karnas, Poland; Grzegorz Maslowski, Poland; Piotr Barański, PolandInvestigation of Possible Role of Hydrometeor Arrays on Subsequent Stroke Initiation Using System of Artificial Thunderstorm Cells of Negative PolarityAlexander Temnikov, Russia; Leonid Chernensky, Russia; Alexander Orlov, Russia; Nikolay Lysov, Russia; Daria Zhuravkova, Russia; Olga Belova, Russia; Tatiana Kivshar, Russia; Inna Kalugina, Russia; Vadim Voevodin, RussiaThe effect of air pressure on evolution of gas density and temperature inside a leader channelXinyu Ma, China; Chijie Zhuang, China; Zezhong Wang, China; Yingzhe Cui, China; Rong Zeng, China; Te Li, ChinaError Analysis of Total Lightning location System Based on Monte Carlo MethodLi Cai, China; Xin Zou, China; Jianguo Wang, China; Yadong Fan, China; Quanxin Li, China; Wenbo Yu, ChinaAnalysis on the Lightning Flash Activities Over Beijing Area Based on Beijing Lightning NetworkDongfang Wang, China; Yuan Shanfeng, China; Abhay Srivastava; Zhuling Sun; Zhixiong Chen; Jinling LiAnalysis of negative narrow bipolar events associated with blue discharges in active deep convectionFeifan Liu, China; Wenwei Wang , China; Baoyou Zhu, China; Ming Ma, ChinaUsing Lightning Cell Characteristics to generate Earth Network Dangerous Thunder Storm Alerts (DTA)Michael Stock, United States; Jeff Lapierre, United States; Saiadithya Cumbulam Thangaraj, United States; Mark Hoekzema, United States
11:45-13:30
Lightning physicsLP of power systems
Room ARoom B

Session Chairs: Vladimir A. Rakov, USA; Grzegorz Maslowski, Poland

Three Types of M-Components and ICC-Pulses and their Characteristics, obtained from Negative Upward Lightning Measured at the Peissenberg TowerChristian Paul, Germany; Fridolin Heidler, GermanyThe power, energy, momentum and the action of the electromagnetic radiation fields of lightning return strokesVernon Cooray, SwedenLatitude dependence of peak lightning return stroke current- A theoretical explanationVernon Cooray, SwedenCharacterisation of lightning flashes from changing electric field measurements in Johannesburg, South AfricaJesse Tasman, South Africa; Carina Schumann, South Africa; Hugh Hunt, South Africa; Haydn Fensham, South Africa; Ken Nixon, South Africa; Marcelo Saba, Brazil; Tom Warner, United StatesCharacteristics of return strokes associated with upward lightning flashes observed in winterMikihisa SAITO, Japan; Masaru ISHII, JapanAn Outline of Lightning Research Development in PolandMarek Loboda, Poland; Zdobyslaw Flisowski, Poland; Grzegorz Maslowski, Poland; Stanislaw Wojtas, Poland

Session Chairs: Alexandre Piantini, Brazil; Maria Teresa Correia de Barros, Portugal

A Blackout caused by Multiple Lightning Strikes to a Lightly-loaded Interconnection Consisting of Three 500 kV Power Lines in a Joint CorridorAbdul M. Mousa, Canada; Mukesh Nagpal, Canada; Zhixian (Tony) Jiao, CanadaApplication of a Simplified Corona Discharge Model to a Lightning Surge Simulation with the PEEC MethodPeerawut Yutthagowith, Thailand; Huu Thang Tran, Japan; Yoshihiro Baba, Japan; Vladimir A. Rakov, United States; Akihiro Ametani, CanadaConcerns on surge-arrester application for improving the backflashover rate of transmission linesSilverio Visacro, Brazil; Barbara P. Silva, Brazil; Fernando H. Silveira, Brazil; Rafael M. Gomes, BrazilDesigning Method of Insulation Strength and Lightning Protection for Overhead Power Distribution linesShigeru Yokoyama, Japan; Tomoyuki Sato, JapanMitigation of Lightning-Induced Overvoltages Using Shield Wires: Application of the Response Surface MethodMassimo Brignone, Italy; Daniele Mestriner, Italy; Renato Procopio, Italy; Farhad Rachidi, Switzerland; Alexandre Piantini, BrazilOn-site Survey of Damage Due to Winter Lightning in Tohoku RegionTomoyuki Sato, Japan; Shigeru Yokoyama, Japan
13:30-15:00
CanteenSenate Hall
15:00-16:45
Lightning occurrenceLP of buildings
Room ARoom B

Session Chairs: Gerhard Diendorfer Austria; Masaru Ishii, Japan

Current and Electric Field Changes Associated with the Initial Stage of Upward LightningNaomi Watanabe, United States; Amitabh Nag, United States; Gerhard Diendorfer, Austria; Hannes Pichler, Austria; Wolfgang Schulz, AustriaMeteorological aspects of winter upward lightning from an instrumented tower in the PyreneesNicolau PINEDA, Spain; Joan MONTANYA, Spain; David ROMERO, Spain; Joan BECH, Spain; Enric CASELLAS, Spain; Sergi GONZALEZ, SpainOn the Classification of Self-Triggered versus Other-Triggered Lightning FlashesAntonio Sunjerga, Switzerland; Amirhossein Mostajabi, Switzerland; Nicolau Pineda, Spain; David Romero, Spain; Oscar van der Velde, Spain; Mohammad Azadifar, Switzerland; Marcos Rubinstein, Switzerland; Joan Montanya, Spain; Gerhard Diendorfer, Austria; Farhad Rachidi, SwitzerlandOn the Impact of Meteorological Conditions on the Initiation of Upward Lightning Flashes from Tall StructuresAmirhossein Mostajabi, Switzerland; Antonio Sunjerga, Switzerland; Mohammad Azadifar, Switzerland; Alexander Smorgonskiy, Switzerland; Marcos Rubinstein, Switzerland; Farhad Rachidi, Switzerland; Gerhard Diendorfer, AustriaOptical Lightning Mesurement System and First ResultsChristian Paul, Germany; Fridolin Heidler, Germany; Wolfgang Schulz, AustriaThe Design for the Lightning Nowcasting and Warning System and its ApplicationQing Meng, China; Wen Yao, China; Liangtao Xu, China; Fei Wang, China; Weitao Lv, China; Yijun Zhang, China

Session Chairs: Pantelis Mikropoulos, Greece; Istvan Kiss, Hungary

Currents on Electric Installation Lines in Case of Equipotential Bonding at Roof LevelFridolin Heidler, Germany; Alessandra Camara, GermanyCurrents and Electric Field Characteristics at Structure during Direct Lightning Strike and Issue of Separation DistanceOleksii Bondar, Ukraine; Volodymyr Shostak, Ukraine; Thomas Smatloch, GermanyOn the Assessment of the Voltage Drop between two Lightning Protection Zones Connected by a Signal LineFrançois GRANGE, France; Alexandre SELLIER, France; Sébastien JOURNET, France; Farid Paul DAWALIBI, CanadaSimulation of the performance of the external lightning protection systemN Sapumanage, Sri Lanka; M Fernando, Sri Lanka; V Cooray, SwedenSubtleties affecting the efficiency of the structure lightning and overvoltage protectionZdobysław Flisowski, Poland; Przemysław Sul, PolandLightning Surge Analysis of a PWR Nuclear Power Plant Using the Three-Dimensional FDTD MethodAkiyoshi Tatematsu, Japan; Hideki Motoyama, Japan; Akihiro Tanigawa, Japan
16:45-17:15
17:15-18:30
Lightning dischargeLightning attachment
Room ARoom B

Session Chairs: Vernon Cooray, Sweden; Alberto De Conti, Brazil

The leader propagation velocity in long air gapsLiliana Arevalo, Sweden; Dong Wu, Sweden; Pasan Hettiarachchi, Sweden; Vernon Cooray, Sweden; Andre Lobato, Sweden; Mahbubur Rahman, Sweden; Chin-Leong Wooi, SwedenWavelet denoising using optimal selection of wavelet mother for compact intracloud dischargesFernando Diaz-Ortiz, Colombia; Francisco Roman, ColombiaObservation of a lightning flashover with a high-speed video cameraMarcelo M. F. Saba, Brazil; Miltom Shigihara, Brazil; Clóvis Y. Kodaira, BrazilUsing Low-level Currents Measured during Lightning Events to Estimate Upward Leader PropertiesMarley Becerra, Sweden; Lipeng Liu, Sweden; Marcelo M. F. Saba, Brazil; Silverio Visacro, Brazil

Session Chairs: Joan Montanya, Spain; Wolfgang Schulz, Austria

Features of negative and positive leaders of negative CG lightning according to simultaneous records of current, E-field, luminosity and high-speed videosMiguel Guimaraes, Brazil; Marcelo Arcanjo, Brazil; Maria Helena Murta Vale, Brazil; Silvério Visacro, Brazil; Paula Teixeira, BrazilEstimating the electric field above the top of grounded structures upon UCL initiation in CG lightning from close E-field measured over the groundMarcelo Arcanjo, Brazil; Miguel Guimarães, Brazil; Kevin Mázala, Brazil; Silverio Visacro, BrazilHigh-Speed Video Observations of Downward Negative Lightning Attachment to Tall Structures at the Kennedy Space CenterJonathan Hill, United States; Carlos Mata, United StatesExperimental Study on Lightning Attachment Manner to Rotation Wind Turbine BladeZixin Guo, China; Qingmin Li, China; Wanshui Yu, China; Waqas Arif, China; Yufei Ma, China; Wah Hoon Siew, United Kingdom
Tuesday, 4 September 2018
8:30-10:15
Lightning occurrenceGrounding
Room ARoom B

Session Chairs: Gerhard Diendorfer, Austria; Carina Schumann, South Africa

Assessment of ball lightning cases by correlated LLS dataAlexander KEUL, Austria; Gerhard DIENDORFER, AustriaPerformance evaluation of the SALDN using high-speed camera footage of ground truth lightning events over Johannesburg, South AfricaHaydn Fensham, South Africa; Carina Schumann, South Africa; Hugh Hunt, South Africa; Jesse Tasman, South Africa; Ken Nixon, South Africa; Tom Warner, United States; Morne Gijben, South AfricaLiOn ground truth data in correlation with ALDIS LLS detectionsLukas Schwalt, Austria; Stephan Pack, Austria; Wolfgang Schulz, AustriaAudible Frequency Analysis of Ground FlashesSidath Abegunawardana, Sri Lanka; J A P Bodhika, Sri Lanka; Sankha Nanayakkara, Sri Lanka; Upul Sonnadara, Sri Lanka; Mahendra Fernando, Sri Lanka; Vernon Cooray, SwedenSound Source Localization of Lightning DischargesSidath Abegunawardana, Sri Lanka; J A P Bodhika, Sri Lanka; Ruwan Abewardhana, Sri Lanka; Mahendra Fernando, Sri Lanka; Vernon Cooray, SwedenTests of Video Cameras for Lightning Monitoring SystemVolodymyr Shostak, Ukraine; Roman Prylepa, Ukraine; Oleksandr Kozlov, Ukraine

Session Chairs: Marek Loboda, Poland; Manu Haddad, UK

Lightning and Low-Frequency Performance of Interconnected Grounding Systems of Wind TurbinesRafael Alipio, Brazil; Maria Teresa Correia de Barros, Portugal; Marco Aurélio O. Schroeder, Brazil; Kazuo Yamamoto, JapanAchievements in the Measurement of Tower-footing Impulse Impedance of Transmission LineSilvério Visacro, Brazil; Miguel Guimarães, Brazil; Caio Henrique Oliveira, BrazilFrequency Approach in the Analysis of the Lightning Current Ground Reflection CoefficientJovan Cvetic, Serbia; Fridolin Heidler, Germany; Milan Ignjatovic, Serbia; Dragan Pavlovic, SerbiaInfluence of electrode geometry and ground parameters on transient grounding impedance for small lightning currentShinya Yagi, Japan; Koji Michishita, Japan; Shigeru Yokoyama, JapanLimitations on Using Closed-Forms in Modelling Horizontal Grounding ElectrodesRodolfo Moura, Brazil; Antonio Carlos Lima, Brazil; Marco Aurelio Schroeder, Brazil; Teresa Correia de Barros, PortugalDiscussion of Measurement Methods of Impulse Grounding ImpedanceBo Zhang, China; Sen Wang, China; Zhizhong Li, China; Jinliang He, China; Jian Zhang, China; Wei Li, China
10:15-10:45
10:45-16:15
(Room P)

Topics: Lightning down-conductors and grounding; Lightning protection of buildings;  Lightning protection of power systems

Session Chair: Abdul Mousa, Canada

Analysis of Lightning Damage to Low-Voltage Circuits in Substations and Hydroelectric Power PlantsMasanobu Yoshida, Japan; Soichi Moriguchi, Japan; Masahito Shimizu, Japan; Katsumi Uchida, JapanBreaking Characteristics of 60 mm2 OPGW Strands due to DC Arc Simulating High-Energy Lightning StrikeMikimasa Iwata, Japan; Toshiya Ohtaka, Japan; Masashi Kotari, Japan; Yutaka Goda, JapanInvestigation of Lightning Current Distribution in a Large-Scale Earth-Termination System of Photovoltaic Power PlantJosef Birkl, Germany; Eduard Shulzhenko, GermanyLightning Invaded Overvoltage Monitoring Technology in Substation Based on the Principle of ZnO Lightning Arrester Block Voltage DividingYu Zhang, China; Qing Yang, ChinaInterpreting Coating Stress Voltages on Underground Gas Pipelines Due To Lightning Strikes on Adjacent Power LinesAndreas Dimitriou, Cyprus; Charalambos A. Charalambous, CyprusIgnacy Moscicki’s Contribution to Lightning Overvoltage Protection of Power SystemsJerzy Hickiewicz, Poland; Piotr Rataj, Poland; Grzegorz Maslowski, PolandEffect of Grounding System on Lightning Performance of Automation Equipment for Distribution SystemShingo Hara, Japan; Kazuyuki Ishimoto, Japan; Ryota Mori, Japan; Nobutaka Arai, Japan; Akira Asakawa, JapanEffect of RTV Coating Material on Electric Field Distribution and Voltage Profiles on Polymer Insulator under Lightning ImpulseFarah Adilah Jamaludin, Malaysia; Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab-Kadir, Malaysia; Mahdi Izadi, Malaysia; Norhafiz Azis, Malaysia; Jasronita Jasni, Malaysia; Muhammad Syahmi Abdul Rahman, Malaysia; Miszaina Osman, MalaysiaWide Band Modeling of Medium and Low Voltage Distribution Transformers WindingQingqing Ding, China; Bingqian Wang, China; Jingwei Fu, China; Ling Ruan, ChinaLightning Information Management Systems, a Usefull Tool to Take Accurate Decitions. Study Case: Chivor – Rubiales Transmission LineJamer Gonzalez, Colombia; Daniel Aranguren, Colombia; Juan Inampues, Colombia; Soley Cruz, Colombia; Horacio Torres, Colombia; John Gomez, Colombia; Carlos Arango, Colombia; Fernando Asenjo, ColombiaStudy of Electric Field and Charge Flow in Finitely Conducting Soil produced by direct strike to groundRupam Pal, India; Udaya Kumar, India
10:45-12:30
Lightning physicsGrounding
Room ARoom B

Session Chairs: Vladimir A. Rakov, USA; Yoshihiro Baba, Japan

On the Similarity of Electric Field Signatures of Upward and Downward Negative LeadersMohammad Azadifar, Switzerland; Marcos Rubinstein, Switzerland; Farhad Rachidi, Switzerland; Vladimir Rakov, United States; Davide Pavanello, SwitzerlandShock Waves from a Lightning DischargeChristian Karch, Germany; Robert Honke, Germany; Manfred Schreiner, Germany; Johannes Wolfrum, GermanyCharacteristics of thunder pertinent to tropical lightningJ.A.P. Bodhika, Sri Lanka; W.G.D. Dharmarathna, Sri Lanka; Mahendra Fernando, Sri Lanka; Vernon Cooray, SwedenProperties of Channel Extension and Expansion of Upward Positive Connecting Leader from Tall TowerYan GAO, Hong Kong; Mingli CHEN, Hong Kong; Zilong QIN, Hong Kong; Ya-ping DU, Hong Kong; Zongxu QIU, ChinaThundercloud Radio Emission Observations with High Temporal ResolutionAnatoly Karashtin, Russia; Yury Shlyugaev, Russia; Aleksey Bulatov, Russia; Olga Karashtina, Russia; Fedor Kuterin, Russia; Petr Mikryukov, RussiaComparison between upward positive and negative leaders in the initial stageXiushu Qie, China; Rubin Jiang, China; Yunjiao Pu, China; Mingyuan Liu, China; Zhuling Sun, China; Hongbo Zhang, Ghana; Dongfang Wang, China; Zhixiong Chen, China; Gaopeng Lu, China

Session Chairs: Marek Loboda, Poland; Shozo Sekioka, Japan

Experimental Results Soil Ionization Transient ImpedanceAngélica Chitiva-Reyes, Colombia; Francisco J. Román Campos, Colombia; Francisco J. Amórtegui Gil, ColombiaLaboratory Measurement of the Low-Frequency Electrical Properties of SandZacharias Datsios, Greece; Pantelis Mikropoulos, Greece; Ioannis Karakousis, GreeceMesh width of ground grids in shelters with small base areas for low step voltages at lightning currentsMichael Rock, Germany; Eduard Shulzhenko, Germany; Klaus-Peter Müller, Germany; Reinhard Schüngel, GermanyComparative analysis of numerical calculations and computer models of groundings with using GEM technologyKonrad Sobolewski, Poland; Maciej Ciuba, PolandA conductor arrangement that overcomes the effective length issue in transmission line grounding: full-scale measurementsCarlos Caetano, Brazil; José Paulino, Brazil; Wallace Boaventura, Brazil; Alexander Lima, Brazil; Ivan Lopes, Brazil; Eduardo Cardoso, BrazilA simplified method for calculating the impedance of vertical grounding electrodes buried in a horizontally stratified multilayer groundCarlos Caetano, Brazil; Raphael Louro, Brazil; José Paulino, Brazil; Wallace Boaventura, Brazil; Ivan Lopes, Brazil; Eduardo Cardoso, Brazil
12:30-14:00
CanteenRoom V319
14:00-15:45
Lightning dischargeLP of electronic
Room ARoom B

Session Chairs: Marcelo M. F. Saba, Brazil; Mahendra Fernando, Sri Lanka

Analysis of Channel Tortuosity using 8 m Long Laboratory SparksChandana Perera, Sri Lanka; Mahendra Fernando , Sri Lanka; Vernon Cooray , SwedenA Simple Current waveform model for Narrow Bipolar PulsesFeifan Liu, China; Baoyou Zhu, China; Ming Ma, China; Wenwei Wang, ChinaCharacterization of Electric Fields Produced by Preliminary Breakdown Pulses Observed in Bogota, ColombiaCamilo Alejandro Granados, Colombia; Herbert Enrique Rojas, Colombia; Carlos Andrés Rivera, Colombia; Francisco José Román, ColombiaInfluence of Model Hydrometeors on Initiation of Discharge Phenomena between Artificial Thunderstorm Cells of Different PolarityAlexander Temnikov, Russia; Leonid Chernensky, Russia; Alexander Orlov, Russia; Nikolay Lysov, Russia; Olga Belova, Russia; Tatiana Kivshar, Russia; Daria Zhuravkova, RussiaHigh-speed video observation of lightning flashes over Johannesburg, South Africa 2017 - 2018Carina Schumann, South Africa; Hugh G P Hunt, South Africa; Jesse Tasman, South Africa; Haydn Fensham, South Africa; Ken Nixon, South Africa; Tom Warner, United States; Marcelo M. F. Saba, BrazilLightning-initiated Upward Lightning Flashes Observed at Tokyo Skytree in April 2017Toru Miki, Japan; Mikihisa Saito, Japan; Takatoshi Shindo, Japan; Masaru Ishii, Japan; Namiko Sakurai, Japan

Session Chairs: Renato Procopio, Italy; Karol Aniserowicz, Poland

Study on responses of SPDs against the transient voltages generated by CG flashesNilantha Sapumanage, Sri Lanka; Sankha Nanayakkara, Sri Lanka; Sidath Abeygunawardena, Sri Lanka; Lasantha Chandimal, Sri Lanka; Pasan Hettiarachchi, Sweden; Mahendra Fernando, Sri Lanka; Vernon Cooray, SwedenAnalytical and Numerical Calculations of Overvoltages in Underground Cable of Intrusion Detection System Directly Hit by LightningKarol Aniserowicz, Poland; Renata Markowska, PolandHow physical attributes of transient voltages limits the efficiency of SPD arrayN Sapumanage, Sri Lanka; S Nanayakkara, Sri Lanka; Sidath Abegunawardena, Sri Lanka; M Fernando, Sri Lanka; V Cooray, SwedenRequirements on surge protective devices in modern DC-gridsFranz Schork, Germany; Ralph Brocke, Germany; Thomas Böhm, Germany; Michael Rock, GermanyInfluence of Spatial Grid-like Shield Dimensions on Attenuation of Nearby Lightning Magnetic FieldTomasz Maksimowicz, Poland; Karol Aniserowicz, PolandAdvanced Monitoring, Diagnostics, Remote Indication and Testing of SPDs Connected to Telecommunications and Signalling NetworksGernot Finis, Germany; Martin Wetter, Germany; Holger Heckler, Germany; Steffen Pfoertner, Germany
15:45-16:15
16:15-17:30
Triggered lightningLP of buildings
Room ARoom B

Session Chairs: Carlo Alberto Nucci, Italy; Renato Procopio, Italy

Characteristics of current surges in rocket triggered lightningZilong Ma, China; Rubin Jiang, China; Zhuling Sun, China; Mingyuan Liu, China; Hongbo Zhang, China; Yunjiao Pu, ChinaUsing tethered drones to investigate ESD in wind turbine blades during fair and thunderstorm weatherJoan Montanyà, Spain; Jesús Alberto López, Spain; Pol Fontanes, Spain; Michele Urbani, Spain; Oscar van der Velde, Spain; David Romero, SpainExperiments for Multiphase Flashover Study in Medium-Voltage Line due to Direct Lightning hitShozo Sekioka, JapanExperimental Study on Interception Efficiency of Receptor on Wind Turbine Blade with Brine AdhesionWanshui Yu, China; Minhao Zhang, China; Zixin Guo, China; Yufei Ma, China; Waqas Arif, China; Qingmin Li, China; Wah Hoon Siew, United Kingdom

Session Chairs: Pantelis Mikropoulos, Greece; Mitchell Guthrie, USA 

Minimum separation between lightning protection system and non-integrated metallic structuresNarjes Fallah, Iran; Chandima Gomes, Malaysia; Mehdi Izadi, Malaysia; M. Z. A. Ab Kadir, Malaysia; Rebaz J. Ahmed, Malaysia; Jasronita bt Jasni, MalaysiaLightning protection of tall buildings with glass facade architectureSatheesh Jacob, United Kingdom; WH Siew, United KingdomCoordinated SPD system: probability of damage evaluationRoberto Pomponi, ItalyInvestigation Report on Lightning Damage on Inuyama Castle and Related Lightning Impulse Voltage and Current Test of TileYuta Naito, Japan; Shunichi Yanagawa, Japan; Akira Shimada, Japan; Kazuhiro Hayashi, Japan; Shigeru Yokoyama, Japan
19:30-22:00
(Lancut)
Wednesday, 5 September 2018
8:30-10:15
LEMPPractical LP
Room ARoom B

Session Chairs: Fridolin Heidler, Germany; Jovan Cvetic, Serbia

Current and magnetic field distribution in a real structureVolodymyr Kniaziev , Ukraine; Stas Shalamov , UkraineParametric and Statistical Analysis of Lightning-Induced Voltages by Exact Analytical SolutionsAmedeo Andreotti, Italy; Antonio Pierno, Italy; Daniela Proto, Italy; Antonio Sforza, Italy; Claudio Sterle, Italy; Fabio Mottola, ItalyElectromagnetic Fields at Far Distances From The Peissenberg Tower Struck by Lightning in Presence of a Horizontally Stratified GroundMohamed Omari, Algeria; Abdenbi Mimouni, AlgeriaLightning Protection of a Compact MV Power Line Sharing the same Poles of a HV LineAlberto Borghetti, Italy; Guilherme Martinez Ferraz, Brazil; Fabio Napolitano, Italy; Carlo Alberto Nucci, Italy; Alexandre Piantini, Brazil; Fabio Tossani, ItalyCalculation of Lightning-induced Voltages for Power Distribution LinesJingwei Fu, China; Jianwei An, China; Gang Liu, China; Te Li, China; Shijun Xie, China; Jun Deng, China; Chijie Zhuang, China; Jinliang He, ChinaBreakdown of 15 kV Insulators under Bipolar Oscillating Impulse VoltageAlexandre Silva, Brazil; Alexandre Piantini, Brazil; Daiana Silva, Brazil; Miltom Shigihara, Brazil

Session Chairs: Maria Teresa Correia de Barros, Portugal; Stephan Pack, Austria

Analysis of lightning behavior in external floating roof tanksDarwin Marin, Colombia; Camilo Younes, ColombiaApplicability of the risk assessment in international standards to HVDC converter stationsJoan Hernandez, Sweden; Liliana Arevalo, Sweden; Harvey Hammarsten, SwedenEarth system and its improvement for shield of cable with Separable ConnectorKenichi Seki, Japan; Takashi Tsuchida, Japan; Nobuya Oka, Japan; Hiroyuki Sugihara, Japan; Atsushi Akiba, Japan; Toru Hiroki, Japan; Hiroyuki Tada, Japan; Masahiro Yamazaki, Japan; Shozo Sekioka, JapanOn the behaviour of polymer insulator with deposited moss on the surface against lightning in polluted air conditionMahdi Izadi, Malaysia; Farah Askyn Abd Rahman, Malaysia; Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab Kadir, Malaysia; Jasronita Jasni, Malaysia; Muhammad Safwan Ab Rahman, MalaysiaStudy on Application of Random Bidirectional Discharge Model in Risk Assessment of Lightning Disaster at AirportShuyu Yu, China; Zheng SHI, ChinaStandardization of lightning protection in oil and oil products pipeline transportIlgizar A. Khuzyaganiev, Russia; Kirill A. Trusov, Russia; Leonid Y. Mogilner, Russia
10:15-10:45
10:45-16:15
(Room P)

Topics: Lightning protection of electronic systems; Lightning protection of renewable energy systems; Practical lightning protection; Lightning protection and lightning testing standards; Lightning safety, medicine and education; High-voltage/triggered lightning experiments for simulation of lightning effects

Session Chair: Josef Birkl, Germany

Analysis of a Fatality Case Caused by "a Bolt from the Blue"Yijun Zhang, China; Qiyuan Yin, China; Lvwen Chen, ChinaResearch of Lightning Multi-pulse Surge Protective Devices for low voltage distribution systemsYang Hui, China; Yang Yan, ChinaTemporary Overvoltage (TOV) Test Values for SPDs in JapanKensuke Kaito, Japan; Hidetaka Sato, Japan; Yoshinosuke Arai, JapanOn In Situ Lightning Current Impulse Testing in a Large Free Field PV PlantPieter H Pretorius, South AfricaHistory of lightning protection in Zagan and WroclawKrystian Chrzan, PolandInsight of SPD limitations cause by incident phaser angle and the physical attributes of transient voltagesNilantha Sapumanage, Sri Lanka; Sankha Nanayakkara, Sri Lanka; Sidath Abeygunawardena, Sri Lanka; Mahendra Fernando, Sri Lanka; Vernon Cooray, SwedenAnalysis of Lightning Transient Effects on Hybrid Renewable Energy SourcesZmnako Mohammed, Malaysia; Hashim Hizam, Malaysia; Chandima Gomes, MalaysiaApplication of FDS fuses to DC 1000V photovoltaic systemsAtsushi Sato, Japan; Yasuo Oda, JapanAnalysis of Lightning-Induced Overvoltage Waveform ParametersShe Wang, China; Shijun Xie, China; Chijie Zhuang, ChinaLightning Damages in Glass Fiber-Epoxy Composite Material for Aerospace ApplicationsChen Ciang Chia, Malaysia; Chia Sheng Gan, Malaysia; Chandima Gomes , Malaysia; Norkhairunnisa Mazlan, Malaysia; Ashen Gomes, MalaysiaInfluence of Hiring , Selection Process and Safety Training on Lightning Safety Performance in Iranian Manufacturing CompaniesMaryam Hajikhani, Malaysia; Mahdi Izadi, Malaysia; Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab Kadir, MalaysiaImpulse flashover characteristics of oil palm trunk (OPT) veneer plywoodAshen Gomes, Malaysia; E Yee Lim, Malaysia; T. Islam, Malaysia; M.T. Parida, Malaysia; A.C.Y. Choo, Malaysia; A.H. Juliana, Malaysia; Chandima Gomes, Malaysia; M Z A Ab Kadir, Malaysia; Amesh Eromal Gomes, Malaysia
10:45-12:30
LP of power systemsLightning safety
Room ARoom B

Session Chairs: Carlo Alberto Nucci, Italy; Jinliang He, China

Fault Rate of Power Distribution Line Connected to Wind Turbine by Winter LightningKoji Michishita, Japan; Akifumi Hirao, Japan; Shigeru Yokoyama, JapanStudy of lightning performance of 400 kV transmission line interconnecting Poland and Lithuania (LitPol) in years 2016 -2017Marek Łoboda, Poland; Krzysztof Lenarczyk, Poland; Stanislaw Pokora, PolandConcurrent Flashover Characteristics in a Paralell Gap ConfigurationTakatoshi Shindo, Japan; Megumu Miki, Japan; Toru Miki, Japan; Mikihisa Saito, JapanDisparity in the lightning performance between the poles of the Cahora-Bassa HVDC linesGavin Strelec, South Africa; Hugh Hunt, South Africa; Ken Nixon, South AfricaComparing the Surge Transfer Characteristics of Two Single-Phase Distribution TransformersIsabela D. Metzker, Brazil; Alberto De Conti, Brazil; Denis G. B. Mariano, BrazilA study of Degradation Characteristics and Diagnostic Method of Lightning Surge Arrester for 6.6kV Power Distribution LinesYasuaki Yoneda, Japan; Yoshiyasu Koga, Japan; Tomoyuki Sato, Japan; Shigeru Yokoyama, Japan

Session Chairs: Mary Ann Cooper, USA; Ronald Holle, USA

African Centres for Lightning and Electromagnetics Network (ACLENet) - Progress ReportMary Ann Cooper, United States; Richard Tushemereirwe, Uganda; Ronald Holle, United StatesLightning Fatalities in Africa from 2010-2017Ronald Holle, United States; Mary Ann Cooper, United StatesComparative Study on Lightning Fatality Rate in Malaysia between 2008 and 2017A.R. Syakura, Malaysia; M.Z.A. Ab Kadir, Malaysia; Chandima Gomes, Malaysia; M. Izadi, Malaysia; A.B. Elistina , Malaysia; M.A. Cooper, United StatesLightning Fatalities in Malawi: A retrospective study from 2010 to 2017Leonard Kalindekafe, Malawi; Steven Gondwe, Malawi; Vincent Katonda, Malawi; Tamara Nthara, Malawi; Chikondi Chisenga, Malawi; Patricia Gomani, Malawi; Thokozani Kapichi, Malawi; Malazi Mkandawire, Malawi; Ronald Holle, United StatesSpecifying the Psychological Syndrome post Electric and Lightning Shock: Formulation for DSMChristopher Andrews, Australia; Andrew Reisner, United States; Mary Ann Cooper, United StatesThe Feasibility of Computerized Tomography in Standard Forensic Autopsy Lightning CasesRyan Blumenthal, South Africa; Elizabeth Van Der Walt, South Africa; Neil Kenneth Morris, South Africa; Zarina Lockhat, South Africa
12:30-14:00
CanteenSenate HallRoom V319
14:00-15:45
LP and standardsLightning occurrence
Room ARoom B

Session Chairs: Zdobyslaw Flisowski, Poland; Alexander Kern, Germany

Subtleties affecting the exactness of the assessment of the structure lightning hazardZdobysław Flisowski, Poland; Przemysław Sul, PolandInvestigation Methods and Techniques for Plasma Characterisation in a Spark Gap Model at Surge Currents – a ReviewTobias Runge, Germany; Tobias Hartmut Kopp, Germany; Michael Kurrat, GermanyExtremely high lightning peak currentsJosef Birkl, Germany; Gerhard Diendorfer, Austria; Alexander Kern, Germany; Stephan Thern, GermanyThe 2018 Revision of The Standard IEC 61400-24: Lightning Protection of Wind TurbinesYaru Mendez, Venezuela; Troels Sørensen, Denmark; Andy Plumer, United States; Josef Birkl, Germany; S. F. Madsen, Denmark; Joan Montanya, SpainDetermining the leakage current resistive component by the orthogonal vector methodMarek Olesz, PolandExperiment Research on Residual Voltage Characteristics of 10kV Entire Arrester Under 8/20us Impulse CurrentWenbo YU, China; Li CAI, China; Jianguo WANG, China; Yadong FAN, China; Yutong XIAO, China; Xin ZOU, China

Session Chairs: Gerhard Diendorfer, Austria; Chandima Gomes, Malaysia

Students’ t-distribution modelling of LLS location errorsHugh GP Hunt, South Africa; Kenneth J. Nixon, South Africa; Ian R. Jandrell, South Africa; Wolfgang Schulz, AustriaDevelopment of real-time lightning observation system for short-term forecast of extreme weather events in the Philippines under ULAT projectKozo Yamashita, Japan; Mitsuteru Sato, Japan; Yukihiro Takahashi, Japan; Hisayuki Kubota, Japan; Eriko Momota, Japan; Jun-ichi Hamada, Japan; Jun Matsumoto, Japan; Shin-ya Kojima, Japan; Yo-ichi Katahira, JapanLightning Localization Based on VHF Broadband Interferometer Developed in Sri LankaRuwan Abeywardhana, Sri Lanka; Sidath Abegunawardana, Sri Lanka; Mahendra Fernando; Upul Sonnadara, Sri Lanka; Vernon Cooray, SwedenLow-cost systems for measurement of lightning-currents provided with remote accessListz Araújo, Brazil; Silvério Visacro, BrazilLightning Flash with New Channel Stroke on Summer at South Kyushu in JapanKoji Michishita, Japan; Yuto Ishizaka, Japan; Shigeru Yokoyama, Japan; Koji Takano, Japan; Michihiro Matsui, Japan
15:45-16:15
16:15-18:00
LP and standardsGrounding
Room ARoom B

Session Chairs: Aleksander Kern, Germany; Josef Birkl, Germany

Long-Wave-Tail Current Generator to Generate Real Winter Lightning CurrentKazuo Yamamoto, Japan; Kotaro Masuda, Japan; Shinichi Sumi, JapanLightning-type Current Pulse Tests on Conductive FabricsCristancho Jorge Alejandro, Colombia; Rivera Carlos Andrés, Colombia; Rodríguez Jorge Enrique, Colombia; Pantoja John Jairo, Colombia; Román Francisco José, ColombiaSurge Withstand Capability of Parallel-connected Metal Oxide VaristorsYoshimasa Tsujimoto, Japan; Naoyuki Tsukamoto, Japan; Ryosuke Tsuge, Japan; Yoshihiro Baba, JapanExperimental investigation of the damage of carbon steel sheets coated with anticorrosion coatings under simulated lightning currentsMingqiu Dai, China; Yakun Liu, China; Zhengcai Fu, China; Xuan Liu, China; Xiaolei Bi, ChinaDevelopment of a Template for the Risk Assessment for Lightning Protection System Design based on MS IEC 62305Mohamad Adib Ahmad Fathi, Malaysia; Siow Chun Lim, Malaysia; Lee Cheng Pay, MalaysiaFinite Element Simulation of a ZnO Varistor Stressed by a 4/10us Current ImpulseZhiyao Fu, China; Junjia He, China; Jiazheng Lu, China

Session Chairs: Manu Haddad, UK; Silverio Visacro, Brazil

Approach Techniques for Detecting Disconnected Locations of Down Conductors inside Wind Turbine Blades without Trial and ErrorNawakun Triruttanapiruk, Japan; Ippei Kodera, Japan; Kazuo Yamamoto, JapanThe behavior of earthing impedance and step-potential for surge currentsManoj Rajakaruna, Sri Lanka; Sankha Nanayakkara, Sri Lanka; Nilantha Sapumange, Sri Lanka; Lasantha Chandimal, Sri Lanka; Mahendra Fernando, Sri Lanka; Vernon Cooray, SwedenImpedance behaviour of earth enhancing compound under lightning transient conditionsLasantha Chandimal, Sri Lanka; Pasan Hettiarachchi, Sweden; Sankha Nanayakkara, Sri Lanka; Nilantha Sapumanage, Sri Lanka; Mahendra Fernando, Sri Lanka; Vernon Cooray , Sweden; Mahbubur Rahman, Sri LankaDesign of Counterpiose Grounding Electrodes for Transmission Towers in High Soil Resistivity AreaPeerawut Yutthagowith, Thailand; Anantawat Kunakorn, ThailandVariations of Soil Resistivity Values due to Grounding System Installations with Natural Enhancement Material MixturesWai Luen Lai, Malaysia; Wan Fatinhamamah Wan Ahmad, Malaysia; Jasronita Jasni, Malaysia; Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab-Kadir, MalaysiaA Study on Bentonite and Kenaf Properties for Grounding PurposesWan Fatinhamamah Wan Ahmad, Malaysia; Nurul Haziqah Hamzah, Malaysia; Jasronita Jasni, Malaysia; Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab-Kadir, Malaysia; Chandima Gomes, Malaysia
Thursday, 6 September 2018
8:30-10:15
LP of transportationLP of power systems
Room ARoom B

Session Chairs: Koji Michishita, Japan; Volodymyr Shostak, Ukraine

Estimating Aircraft Lightning Strike Severity Distributions for Geographic Location and Operational BehaviourPeter Thomas, United Kingdom; Simeon Earl, United Kingdom; Chris Jones, United KingdomPractical Approach for High Current Radome TestingChristian Karch, Germany; Wolfgang Zischank, Germany; Fridolin Heidler, Germany; Mircea Calomfirescu, GermanyOptical Techniques for the Analysis of Outgassing of Composite Aircraft Joints Under Lightning ConditionsDaniel Carr, United Kingdom; David Clark, United Kingdom; Chris Stone, United Kingdom; Manu Haddad, United Kingdom; Simon Evans, United Kingdom; Matthew Jenkins, United Kingdom; Matthew Cole, United KingdomImproved Tramway Surge ProtectionRousseau Alain, France; Aragones Alfred, France; Rougier Gilles, FranceThe use of renewable energy sources in the power supply systems of selected level crossings devicesRyszard Mielnik, Poland; Zofia Wróbel, PolandSurge threats appear in railway devices feeding linesZofia Wróbel, Poland

Session Chairs: Alexandre Piantini, Brazil; Alain Rousseau, France

Lightning Risk Assessment for Street Lighting SystemsRousseau Alain, France; Guthrie Mitchell, United StatesNovel ZnO Varistors for Dramatically Improving Protective Effect of Surge ArrestersPengfei Meng, China; Yao Zhou, China; Jinbo Wu, China; Jun Hu, China; Jinliang He, ChinaThe Lightning Shielding Effect to ±1100 kV UHVDC Line Provided by a Parallel 500kV AC Line in a Joint Right-of-WayZezhong Sun, China; Lei Lan, China; Changcheng Zhu, ChinaDevelopment of A Portable Type I to III Lightning Surge Protective Device for Compact StructuresAshen Gomes, Malaysia; Chandima Gomes, Malaysia; Mond Zainal Abidin Ab Kadir, Malaysia; Zmnako Mohammed Khurshid, MalaysiaResearch on Structure and Experiment of Multi-series-gap Lightning Protection Device for 10 kV Distribution LinesYao YAO, China; Jingwei FU, China; Xiaoping LI, China; Yaodong ZHANG, China; Xueming ZHOU, China; Tao WANG, ChinaEstimation of Phase-to-Phase Flashover Rate of 6.6 kV Distribution LinesKazuyuki Ishimoto, Japan; Ryota Mori, Japan; Akira Asakawa, Japan; Shingo Hara, Japan; Nobutaka Arai, Japan
10:15-10:45
10:45-12:00
LP of telecommun. LEMP
Room ARoom B

Session Chairs: Jinliang He, China; Mahendra Fernando, Sri Lanka

Effect of lightning strikes on optical fibres installed on overhead line conductorsManu A. Haddad, United Kingdom; Christopher Stone, United Kingdom; David Clark, United Kingdom; Fabio Pittalà, Germany; Maxim Kuschnerov, Germany; Changsong Xie, GermanyPeculiarities of lightning influence upon optical fiber cablesStanislav Sokolov, RussiaLightning Current Distribution of the Radio Base Station with a Steel TowerHongcai Chen, Hong Kong; Qingsha S. Cheng, China; Yang Zhang, Hong Kong; Patrick Y. Du, Hong Kong; Mingli Chen, Hong KongSelf-contained Isolation System using Surge-mitigation Components against Lightning Surge and EM Wave for ICT and IoT EquipmentHidetaka Sato, Japan

Session Chairs: Fridolin Heidler, Germany; Ken Nixon, South Africa

Distant Electric Fields from Lightning Return Strokes: Influence of Soil Stratification and Frequency-Dependent ParametersQuanxin Li, China; Marcos Rubinstein, Switzerland; Jianguo Wang, China; Li Cai, China; Mi Zhou, China; Farhad Rachidi, SwitzerlandLightning performance of aerial distribution lines with neutral wire and conductive polesJosé Osvaldo Paulino, Brazil; Wallace Boaventura, Brazil; Celio Barbosa, BrazilLightning Performance of Non-Homogeneus Overhead Distribution LinesEdison Andrés Soto Ríos, Colombia; Ernesto Pérez González, ColombiaRepresentation of Lightning Return Stroke Channel in FDTD Code and its Impact on Lightning-Produced Electric Field CalculationGe ZHANG, Hong Kong; Mingli CHEN, Hong Kong; Ya-ping DU, Hong Kong
12:00-13:00
(Canteen)
14:00-20:00
(Bobrka - World’s First Oil Drill)

Tour Program

  • Transfer from Rzeszów
  • Museum of Oil and Gas Industry (Bóbrka) - sightseeing
  • Dinner – barbeque buffet
  • Transfer to Rzeszow

Price:  Included in the Registration Fee

Friday, 7 September 2018
8:30-10:15
Railway systemsLP of renew. energy
Room ARoom B

Session Chairs: Koji Michishita, Japan; Hitoshi Hayashiya, Japan

Experimental study on surge response of grounding system of traction substationHitoshi Hayashiya, Japan; Tomohiro Oowaku, Japan; Tetsuaki Ikeda, Japan; Yuji Inoue, Japan; Masahir Yoshida, Japan; Hisaaki Mitome, Japan; Makoto Nakajima, Japan; Akira Matsumoto, Japan; Gaku Morita, Japan; Yusuke Yamamoto, Japan; Shinju Yasui, JapanThe Protection of DC Railway Traction Power Supply Systems Against Direct Lightning StrikeMirosław Zielenkiewicz, Poland; Tomasz Maksimowicz, Poland; Radosław Burak-Romanowski, PolandAnalytical Study on Improvement of Traction Substation’s Grounding System for lightning overvoltage reductionShinji Yasui, Japan; Yusuke Yamamoto, Japan; Yasumoto Nakao, Japan; Shinichi Kobayashi, Japan; Masaki Ogihara, Japan; Hitoshi Hayashiya, JapanEffect Evaluation of Lightning Protection Measures on Train Detectors for Level Crossing SystemHideki Arai, Japan; Hiroyuki Fujita, Japan; Yuto Ono, JapanEffect of Rectifier on Transient Characteristics of Transformer at DC Substation for Electric Railway.Kenji TANOUE, Japan; Hiroki TANAKA, JapanAnalysis of Lightning Overvoltage Generated in Signal Cable by FDTD Method and Comparison of the Analysis Result with Actual Observed ResultYuto Ono, Japan; Tatsuya Omori, Japan; Hiroyuki Fujita, Japan; Hideki Arai, Japan

Session Chairs: Masaru Ishii, Japan; Michael Rock, Germany

Lightning Ground Flash Density and Evaluation of Lightning Risk for Wind Turbines in Coastal Areas of the Sea of JapanMichihiro Matsui, Japan; Koji Michishita, Japan; Shigeru Yokoyama, JapanEffect of Inductive Grounding Impedance on Lightning Transients in Wind FarmAkifumi Yamanaka, Japan; Naoto Nagaoka, Japan; Hiroshi Morita, JapanMeasurement of lightning currents on high structures and wind turbinesJosef Birkl, Germany; Thomas Böhm, Germany; Gerhard Diendorfer, Austria; Fridolin Heidler, Germany; Christian Paul, Germany; Hannes Pichler, AustriaOn the Effect of Surge Protection Devices (SPDs) Placement for Grid-connected Solar PV FarmNur Hazirah Zaini, Malaysia; Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohd Zainal Abidin Ab. Kadir , Malaysia; Prof. Madya Dr. Mohd. Amran Mohd. Radzi, Malaysia; Dr. Mahdi Izadi, Iran; Nor Izzati Ahmad, Malaysia; Dr. Norhafiz Azis, Malaysia; Mohd Solehin Mohd Nasir , MalaysiaOverview of Lightning Damage Countermeasure Guideline for Hydrogen StationsKazuki Oobayashi, Japan; Takeo Ijichi, Japan; Nobuhiro Ohno, Japan; Shozo Sekioka, JapanTime Domain Analysis of the Lightning Interaction with Wave Energy ConvertersPasan Hettiarachchi, Sweden; André Lobato, Sweden; Vernon Cooray, Sweden; Mats Leijon, Sweden
10:15-10:45
10:45-12:30
Railway systemsLP of power systems
Room ARoom B

Session Chairs: Hitoshi Hayashiya, Japan; Koji Michishita, Japan

Proposal of a novel method to evaluate lightning shield of catenaries system using wide-angle lensHitoshi Hayashiya, Japan; Naoki Shimamura, Japan; Yukitoshi Miyauchi, Japan; Takeo Kikuchi, Japan; Shinichi Ueda, JapanLightning Protection of Control Board Equipped with Electronic EquipmentGaku Morita, Japan; Shin-ichi Hirai, Japan; Koji Michishita, JapanA Study on Lifetime of ZnO Varistor for Signalling Electronic Equipment in Railway Track EnvironmentHiroyuki Fujita, Japan; Takuya Nomura, Japan; Hideki Arai, JapanEffect of Rectifier Circuit on Lightning Surge on Traction TransformerHiroki Tanaka, Japan; Kenji Tanoue, Japan; Hirokazu Miyaguchi, Japan; Naoto Nagaoka, JapanA Study of Failure Factor of Resonant Capacitor for Impedance BondTakuya Nomura, Japan; Hiroyuki Fujita, Japan; Yuto Ono, Japan; Hideki Arai, Japan; Yohei Hizawa, Japan; Hiroshi Shida, JapanLightning surge analysis in light rail transit using the FDTD methodBinghao Li, Hong Kong; Ruihan Qi, Hong Kong; Patrick Y. DU, Hong Kong; Mingli Chen, Hong Kong

Session Chairs: Alexandre Piantini, Brazil; Jinliang He, China

Comparison and Analysis on Key Performance of EHV/UHV DC Transmission Line Surge ArrestersShanqiang Gu, China; Jian Wang, China; Shuai Wan, China; Wei Cao, China; Jinliang He, ChinaA Methodology to Evaluate the Performance of Distribution Feeders Against Lightning: Fundamentals, Case Study and Computational ToolRoberto Jose Cabral, Argentina; Daniel da Silva Gazzana, Brazil; Roberto Chouhy Leborgne, Brazil; Arturo Suman Bretas, United States; Guilherme Alfredo Dentzien Dias, Brazil; Marcos Tello, BrazilLightning Wave Propagation Characteristics of an Overhead Line with Insulated Phase ConductorsAlex C. Silva, Brazil; Alberto De Conti, Brazil; Ósis E. S. Leal, BrazilPrototype of multi-chamber loop-type arrester for 110 kV OHL lightning protectionG.V. Podporkin, Russia; E.Yu. Enkin, Russia; Yu.V. Kretov, Russia; V.N. Pankratiev, Russia; V. Е. Pilschikov, RussiaThe Impact of the Distribution of Lightning Strikes along the Span on Backflashover Rate of Transmission LinesFernando H. Silveira, Brazil; Silverio Visacro, Brazil; Rafael M. Gomes, Brazil; Rafael S. Ono, Brazil
12:30-13:00
(Room A)
14:30-22:00

Tour Program

  • Transfer to Krakow after lunch
  • Underground permanent exhibition
  • St. Florian’s Gate
  • The Main Square
  • St. Mary’s Basilica
  • Wawel Hill and the Royal Cathedral
  • Casimir
  • Transfer to Rzeszow

Note: You can stay in Krakow for the weekend and take advantage of the large number of flights from the Krakow-Balice airport in the return route!
 

Price:  60 Euro per person (with ticket to Underground ) - min 10 person


 


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