1-Day Seminar [CLOSED] 1) The Importance of Surge Protection - 2)Surge Protection for Railway Signaling - A Case for SafetyFrom October 22, 2019 8:30 am until October 22, 2019 4:30 pmAt The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (Penang Branch) Categories: SeminarThis paper first presents a general discussion of the IEC standards relating to lightning and surge protection. These comprise the IEC standard series IEC62305 and IEC61643 which have been adopted in Malaysia. The paper will present a summary of the lightning risk standard IEC62305-2, examine how it can be used and present a spreadsheet analysis that simplifies the procedure. From this analysis the paper will show how surge protection can be dimensioned and applied. A method of sizing SPDs will be presented.