Website Detail Page

written by Research News & Publications Office
This press release reports the efforts of the National Electric Energy Testing Research and Applications Center (NEETRAC). NEETRAC researchers generate artificial lightning to simulate how utilities stand up to the electricity during a real lightning storm. The article explains the goals and significance of the research.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- Electrostatics
- General
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Reference Material
= Article
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- image/jpeg
- text/html
  • Currently 4.0/5

Rated 4.0 stars by 1 person

Want to rate this material?
Login here!

Additional Information
image credit: NEETRAC, Georgia Institute of Technology, Gary Meek; image source; larger image This resource was a Physics To Go feature from September 1, 2009 until September 16, 2009. View the feature here!


Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2009 Georgia Institute of Technology
Has a copyright or other licensing restriction.
Keywords: electricity, lightning
Record Creator: Metadata instance created August 31, 2009 by Raina Khatri
Record Updated: Jun 15, 2010 by Ed Lee
Last Update
when Cataloged:
February 4, 2009
ComPADRE is beta testing Citation Styles!

Record Link
AIP Format
J. Toon, (2009), WWW Document, (http://www.reliableplant.com/Read/16259/research-helps-protect-against-lightning-damage).
AJP/PRST-PER
J. Toon, Research Helps Protect Against Lightning Damage (2009), <http://www.reliableplant.com/Read/16259/research-helps-protect-against-lightning-damage>.
APA Format
Toon, J. (2009, February 4). Research Helps Protect Against Lightning Damage. Retrieved July 24, 2014, from http://www.reliableplant.com/Read/16259/research-helps-protect-against-lightning-damage
Chicago Format
Toon, John. Research Helps Protect Against Lightning Damage. February 4, 2009. http://www.reliableplant.com/Read/16259/research-helps-protect-against-lightning-damage (accessed 24 July 2014).
MLA Format
Toon, John. Research Helps Protect Against Lightning Damage. 2009. 4 Feb. 2009. 24 July 2014 <http://www.reliableplant.com/Read/16259/research-helps-protect-against-lightning-damage>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Author = "John Toon", Title = {Research Helps Protect Against Lightning Damage}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {24 July 2014}, Month = {February 4, 2009}, Year = {2009} }
Refer Export Format

%A John Toon
%T Research Helps Protect Against Lightning Damage
%D February 4, 2009
%U http://www.reliableplant.com/Read/16259/research-helps-protect-against-lightning-damage
%O image/jpeg

EndNote Export Format

%0 Electronic Source
%A Toon, John
%D February 4, 2009
%T Research Helps Protect Against Lightning Damage
%V 2014
%N 24 July 2014
%8 February 4, 2009
%9 image/jpeg
%U http://www.reliableplant.com/Read/16259/research-helps-protect-against-lightning-damage


Disclaimer: ComPADRE offers citation styles as a guide only. We cannot offer interpretations about citations as this is an automated procedure. Please refer to the style manuals in the Citation Source Information area for clarifications.

Citation Source Information

The AIP Style presented is based on information from the AIP Style Manual.

The APA Style presented is based on information from APA Style.org: Electronic References.

The Chicago Style presented is based on information from Examples of Chicago-Style Documentation.

The MLA Style presented is based on information from the MLA FAQ.

Have experience with this material? Login to leave a comment sharing your experience.

Know of a related resource? Login to relate this resource to other material across the web.

Know of a better resource? Suggest it!

See a problem with this material's physics or description? Contact us!