17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations: Design and Verification of Electrical Installations

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Taylor & Francis, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 122 pages
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This popular guide provides an understanding of basic design criteria and calculations, along with current inspection and testing requirements and explains how to meet the requirements of the IEE Wiring Regulations.

The book explains in clear language those parts of the regulations that most need simplifying. There are common misconceptions regarding bonding, voltages, disconnection times and sizes of earthing conductors. This book clarifies the requirements and outlines the correct procedures to follow.

It is an affordable reference for all electrical contractors, technicians and other workers involved in designing and testing electrical installations. It will answer queries quickly and help ensure work complies with the latest version of the Wiring Regulations.

With the coverage carefully matched to the syllabus of the City & Guilds Certificate in Design, Erection and Verification of Electrical Installations (2391-20) and containing sample exam questions and answers, it is also an ideal revision guide.

Brian Scaddan, I Eng, MIET, is a consultant for and an Honorary Member of City & Guilds. He has over 35 years' experience in Further Education and training. He is Director of Brian Scaddan Associates Ltd, an approved City and Guilds and NICEIC training centre offering courses on all aspects of Electrical Installation Contracting including the C&G 2391 series. He is also a leading author on books on electrical installation.

* Fully up-to-date with the 17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations and the C&G 2391-20 syllabus
* Simplifies the advice found in the Regs, explaining what they mean in actual working practice for design and testing
* Expert advice from an engineering training consultant, supported with colour diagrams, examples and key data
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Design
1
Chapter 2 Inspection and Testing
53
Chapter 3 Special Locations IEE Regulations Part 7
83
Appendix 1 BS 7671 Appendices
105
Appendix 2 Sample Questions
107
Appendix 3 Suggested Solutions to Sample Questions
113
Index
121
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Brian Scaddan is a consultant and an Honorary Member of City and Guilds. He has over 35 years' experience in Further Education, and is now Director of Brian Scaddan Associates, Engineering Training Consultants. He is a leading author of books on electrical installation, inspection and testing, including IEE Wiring Regulations: Explained and Illustrated and Electrical Installation Work. Brian also runs PAT training courses for the City & Guilds 2377 exam.

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