NFPA® 780 Standard for the Installation of Lightning Protection Systems 2011 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Listed, Labeled, or Approved Components
1.4 Mechanical Execution of Work
1.5 Maintenance
1.6 Metric Units of Measurement
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
Chapter 4 Protection for Ordinary Structures
4.1 General
4.2 Materials
4.3 Corrosion Protection
4.4 Mechanical Damage or Displacement
4.5 Use of Aluminum
4.6 Strike Termination Devices
4.7 Zones of Protection
4.8 Strike Termination Devices on Roofs
4.9 Conductors
4.10 Conductor Fasteners
4.11 Masonry Anchors
4.12 Connector Fittings
4.13 Grounding Electrodes
4.14 Common Grounding
4.15 Concealed Systems
4.16 Structural Metallic Systems
4.17 Metal Antenna Masts and Supports
4.18 Surge Protection
4.19 Metal Bodies
4.20 Potential Equalization
4.21 Bonding of Metal Bodies
Chapter 5 Protection for Miscellaneous Structures and Special Occupancies
5.1 General
5.2 Masts, Spires, Flagpoles
5.3 Grain-, Coal-, and Coke-Handling and Processing Structures
5.4 Metal Towers and Tanks
5.5 Air-Inflated Structures
5.6 Concrete Tanks and Silos
5.7 Guyed Structures
5.8 Roof Top Helipads
Chapter 6 Protection for Heavy-Duty Stacks
6.1 General
6.2 Materials
6.3 Strike Termination Devices
6.4 Conductors
6.5 Fasteners
6.6 Splices
6.7 Reinforced Concrete Stacks
6.8 Bonding of Metal Bodies
6.9 Grounding
6.10 Metal Stacks
6.11 Metal Guy Wires and Cables
Chapter 7 Protection for Structures Containing Flammable Vapors, Flammable Gases, or Liquids That Can Give Off Flammable Vapors
7.1 Reduction of Damage
7.2 Fundamental Principles of Protection
7.3 Protective Measures
7.4 Protection of Specific Classes of Structures
Chapter 8 Protection of Structures Housing Explosive Materials
8.1 Application
8.2 General
8.3 Types of Lightning Protection
8.4 Grounding
8.5 Bonding
8.6 Protection for Specific Facilities
8.7 Surge Protection
8.8 Maintenance and Inspection
8.9 Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance
Chapter 9 Protection for Wind Turbines
9.1 General
9.2 Fundamental Principle of Protection
9.3 Protection of Electrical and Mechanical Control Systems
9.4 Grounding
Chapter 10 Protection for Watercraft
10.1 General
10.2 Materials
10.3 Strike Termination
10.4 Conductors
10.5 Grounding
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Principles of Lightning Protection
Annex C Explanation of Bonding Principles
Annex D Inspection and Maintenance of Lightning Protection Systems
Annex E Ground Measurement Techniques
Annex F Protection for Trees
Annex G Protection for Picnic Grounds, Playgrounds, Ball Parks, and Other Open Places
Annex H Protection for Livestock in Fields
Annex I Protection for Parked Aircraft
Annex J Reserved
Annex K Reserved
Annex L Lightning Risk Assessment
Annex M Guide for Personal Safety from Lightning
Annex N Reserved
Annex O Informational References
Index