Electrical Installation Designs / Edition 4

Electrical Installation Designs / Edition 4

by Bill Atkinson, Roger Lovegrove, Gary Gundry, Martyn Allen
     
 

Electrical Installation Designs is the only book on electrical installation practice that uses typical projects to illustrate how to produce designs that comply with current standards.

This Fourth Edition has been revised and updated to take account of the 2011 Amendment to the Seventeenth Edition of the Wiring Regulations BS 7671: 2008. It offers

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Overview

Electrical Installation Designs is the only book on electrical installation practice that uses typical projects to illustrate how to produce designs that comply with current standards.

This Fourth Edition has been revised and updated to take account of the 2011 Amendment to the Seventeenth Edition of the Wiring Regulations BS 7671: 2008. It offers practical guide on how to design and complete a range of electrical installation projects in a way to ensure compliance with these new Wiring Regulations.

Examining projects including domestic, commercial, industrial, agricultural, and leisure complexes, the authors explain the requirements of earthing and bonding, isolation and switching, overcurrent protection and installing cables. With careful attention on electrical safety requirements, they supply guidance on inspection, testing and certification.

Key features of this new edition:

  • Covers requirements of the Seventeenth Edition of the Wiring Regulations BS 7671:2008 Amendment No. 1: 2011
  • New chapters on protective measures and additional protection by means of RCDs (residual current devices)
  • Describes new wiring projects - caravan sites, small scale floodlighting and street lighting
  • Reflects changes in terminology, such as "basic" and "fault protection", and the updated regulation numbers
  • Includes worked examples, case studies, and some new illustrations

The book is a valuable resource for electricians and electrical contractors. It enables them to adapt standard formats for electrical installations to suit specific jobs. Designers, consultants, trainers and students may also appreciate the authors’ expert guidance on applying the Wiring Regulations in practice.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781119992844
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/22/2013
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Mr. Bill Atkinson (deceased) Bill Atkinson was the writer's pseudonym used by Alan Smith, the original author of the book. He worked in the electrical installation industry and at the NICEIC.

Mr. Roger Lovegrove, Consultant, Surrey, UK Roger Lovegrove is an electrical consultant. He is a member of the Electrical Contractors' Association techinical committees and of the joint IEE/BSI Wiring Regulations committee. With his vast knowledge in this area of electrical engineering, he has updated Bill Atkinson’s original text for this fourth edtition.

Mr. Gary Gundry,   Senior Engineer, Electrical Safety Council, UK Mr Gundry worked for Seeboard and Eastern Electricity, before becoming a lecturer at Lowestoft College, teaching electrical contracting and electrical engineering up to HNC level. He joined NICEIC in 1999 after spending three years as a Director and Qualified Supervisor of a business enrolled as an Approved Contractor, where he worked in the Standards division on the NICEIC Technical Manual. He is now Senior Engineer at Electrical Safety Council.

Mr. Martyn Allen, Senior Engineer, Electrical Safety Council Martyn Allen's experience in the electrical installation industry spans 30 years. He served an apprenticeship and worked as an electrician with British Coal, spent 16 years in engineering insurance risk management and then joined the Electrical Safety Council. He is a Chartered Electrical Engineer and Corporate Member of the IET. He is a member of the Joint Technical Committee JPEL/64 Panel C – Shock Protection and Isolation and Switching.

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Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction, Three Bedroom House, A Block of Retirement Flatlets, Overcurrent Protection, An Architect's Office, A High Street Shop, Earthing and Bonding, Car Service Workshop, Circuits, Farming and Horticulture, Isolation and Switching, A Village Sports Centre, An Indoor Swimming Pool, Cables and Wiring Systems, Completion, Advanced Ideas; Index

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