To Joyce, Samantha and Victoria
Advanced Electrical Installation Work
Senior Lecturer Blackpool and The Fylde College
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Preface Acknowledgements UNIT 1 – Application of health and safety and electrical principles Chapter 1 Statutory regulations and safe working procedures Chapter 2 Safe working practices and emergency procedures Chapter 3 Effective working practices Chapter 4 Electrical systems and components Chapter 5 Electricity supply systems, protection andearthing Chapter 6 Electrical machines and motors UNIT 2 – Installation (buildings and structures): inspection, testing and commissioning Chapter 7 Safe, effective and efﬁcient working practices Chapter 8 Inspection, testing and commissioning UNIT 3 – Installation (buildings and structures): fault diagnosis and rectiﬁcation Chapter 9 Fault diagnosis and repair Chapter 10 Restoring systems to workingorder Answers to Check your understanding Appendix A: Obtaining information and electronic components Appendix B: Abbreviations, symbols and codes Glossary of terms Index vii ix 1 3 51 77 95 181 227 251 253 311 347 349 373 381 383 385 387 397 v
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The 5th Edition of Advanced Electrical Installation Work has been completely rewritten in 10 Chapters toclosely match the 10 Outcomes of the City and Guilds qualiﬁcation. The technical content has been revised and updated to the requirements of the new 17th Edition of the IEE Regulations BS 7671: 2008. Improved page design with new illustrations gives greater clarity to each topic. This book of electrical installation theory and practice will be of value to the electrical trainee working towards:...