A Practical Guide to the Wiring Regulations

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 576 pages
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This book provides a thorough, practical guide to the Wiring Regulations BS 7671 : 2001. It features in particular:

? worked design examples

? extensive tabular material and checklists

? numerous illustrations

? particular attention to the subjects of inspection, testing, verification, certification and reporting

? NICEIC specimen certificates and other forms

? guidance on specialised installations

The Third Edition has been updated to take account of the 2001 amendments to the Wiring Regulations, including revisions on:

- protection against overcurrent

- isolation and switching

- zoning requirements for locations containing a bath or shower

- construction site installations

- highway power supplies and street furniture and equipment

 

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Contents

2001 and supporting publications
1
Chapter 2 Electricity the Law Standards and Codes of Practice
5
Chapter 3 Scope Object and Fundamental Principles
12
Chapter 4 Assessment of General Characteristics
24
Chapter 5 Protection against Electric Shock
43
Chapter 6 Protection against Thermal Effects
88
Chapter 7 Protection against Overcurrent Undervoltage and Overvoltage
99
Chapter 8 Isolation and Switching
137
Chapter 14 Supplies for Safety Services
333
Chapter 15 The Smaller Installation
339
Chapter 16 Special Installations and Locations
368
Chapter 17 Inspection Testing Certification and Reporting
418
Appendix Standards to which reference has been made
495
References
501
Index of Figures
503
Index of Tables
507

Chapter 9 Equipment Selection Common Rules
160
Chapter 11 Switchgear Protective Devices and other Equipment
239
Chapter 12 Protective Conductors Earthing and Equipotential Bonding
279
Chapter 13 Specialised Installations
312

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