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  • Lightning Case Study 5.1

    RESULTS Lightning effect is generated using the Heidler block. The lightning of 100 kA will strike on the shielding wire in case of mitigation due to shielding and on phase A in case where surge arresters are considered. Below is a figure of a 100 kA lightning strike. This current is measured at the node where the lightning strikes. Fig. 5.1 Lightning strike current of 100 kA When lightning strikes on the shielding conductors the current induces a voltage on the phase conductors. Here we are generating a case of induced voltage on the line. The induced voltage then should be mitigated by shielding. Here we see a voltage of 155 kV has been induced due to the lightning strike on the phase line. Such induced voltages cause the sensitive…

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  • The Lightning Thief Quotes

    The Lightning Thief “ Because where his feet used to be, there were no feet. There were cloven hooves “(43). This is one out of many unusual quotes found in The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan. In this book the characters are in an academy, a private school for troubled and disobedient kids in the past. Our hero is known as Percy/Perseus Jackson throughout the story and is considered a troubled student that has been kicked out of many schools. He is twelve years old and is the son of the Sea…

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  • The Lightning Thief

    The Lightning Thief, by Rick Riordan, is the first book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. After a string of odd events, 12-year old Percy Jackson discovers that he is the son of the almighty Greek god Poseidon and is sent to a camp for demigods (people who are half-human and half-god). During this time, the gods were bickering about Zeus’ missing weapon, known as the Lightning bolt, accusing each other of stealing it until they find out about Percy. He becomes the prime suspect and…

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  • Percy Jackson's The Lightning Thief

    “It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.” This quote is from the first book of the Percy Jackson series, The Lightning Thief, created by Rick Riordan. Like most books, it became popular and was created into a movie. However, the movie and the book share an abundance of differences, but there are also aspects that the movie and the book share. Percy, a demigod, finds out that his father is Poseidon, god of the sea, and he has to leave…

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  • Literary Elements In The Lightning Thief

    The Lightning Thief is the first young adult book written by Rick Riordan. It was published July 1, 2005. It is the first book in the series Percy Jackson and The Olympians. It is a book about greek mythology with fictional characters. This book is about a twelve year old boy who learns that he is a demigod. This book holds the themes of love, identity, and memory. The characters, Percy Jackson, Annabeth Chase, Grover Underwood, and Luke Castellan had the chance to become part of this book. The…

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  • Symbols In The Lightning Thief By Rick Riordan

    In the fictional novel for young adults, The Lightning Thief, by Rick Riordan, the main character, Percy Jackson, finds out that the life he has known is all a lie. He learns that he is the son of Poseidon, the god of the sea. He also finds out that Zeus, the god of the skies, has accused him of stealing his most precious weapon, a lightning bolt. Throughout the book, Percy goes on an exciting journey to find the true culprit of the crime he has been accused of, and stop a civil war between…

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  • Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief Essay

    Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief,written by Rick Riordan, is about greek gods who are angry at a demi-god named Percy Jackson because they think he stole zeus' lightening bolt. Percy needs to find Zues' Master lightning bolt until the summer, June 21 at midnight. There are a couple of settings in the book, for example, different boarding schools, a hill where a mythological beast called Minotar chased Percy at Camp Half-Blood, and in Las Vegas at the Lotus flower…

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  • Comparison Of Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief

    Books mainly focus on character development whereas movies tend to focus on the casting of the character. The characters casted can make or break a film when they are shown on screen. Movie producers end up using famous people who have acting experience to act out the character in the book. For example, in the book, Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, Percy is supposed to "look" like a 12 year old who doesn’t know what he is doing and would lose any fight he got into. Yet in the movie, Percy…

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  • Two Versions Of The Lightning Thief

    Movie VS Book Spotting the differences in the 2 versions of the Lightning Thief Rick Riordan’s hit Percy Jackson series has become one of the most popular and best selling novels in the world since it hit shelves in 2005. After five years of praise the book was adapted into a movie in 2010. While watching the movie I noticed many differences in the story in the movie and the book, some of these were minor changes that might have been used to explain the backstory or powers of a character,…

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  • The Lightning Thief Archetypes Essay

    Many stories that are famous today originated from past legends of greek mythology, so let’s take a closer look at the popular Percy Jackson series. In the book, The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, the quest plotline, perfect hero archetype, and the good vs. evil theme have been modernized from the myth “Danaüs, Perseus, and the Gorgon” by Edgar Parin D'aulaires. Devising the quest plotline was the heroes protecting their mother, help from gods (and goddesses), they kill the same monster, and…

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