What Is the Purpose of a Lightning Rod?


The purpose of a lightning rod is to route the strike energy to a ground. This is much the same way the ground wire in a ground fault circuit interrupter works. The electrical charge in the lightning strike is attracted by the metal rod and, through a wire, sent into the ground. You can find more information here: http://www.fi.edu/pieces/hongell/
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