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Electrical Safety: A Guide to Causes and Prevention of Hazards

Electrical Safety: A Guide to Causes and Prevention of Hazards

by J. Maxwell Adams


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780852968062
Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Publication date: 04/01/1994
Series: Energy Engineering Series
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

About the Author

Maxwell Adams was educated at Dulwich College and trained as an electrical engineer with the British Thomson-Houston Co., Rugby. After some 20 years in industry he joined the UK Ministry of Technology, subsequently becoming a deputy director in the Health and Safety Executive. He is now an independent safety consultant and expert witness.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Physiological effects of electric current
  • Chapter 2: Electric power systems
  • Chapter 3: The philosophies of earthing
  • Chapter 4: Cables and fires
  • Chapter 5: Electrical equipment for use in explosive atmospheres
  • Chapter 6: Protection by flameproof enclosure
  • Chapter 7: Protection by intrinsic safety
  • Chapter 8: Electrical apparatus in areas subject to flammable dusts
  • Chapter 9: Design, workmanship and maintenance
  • Chapter 10: Stored energy
  • Chapter 11: Electric welding
  • Chapter 12: Lightning phenomena and protection
  • Chapter 13: Coping with static
  • Chapter 14: Electromagnetic radiation
  • Chapter 15: Earth currents and their effects

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