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Electrical Installation Work 9th Edition by Brain Scaddan

Contents of Electrical Installation Work

• CHAPTER Basic Information and Calculations
• Units
• Multiples and Submultiples of Units
• Indices
• Self Assessment Questions
• Simple Algebra
• Formulae or Equations
• Manipulation or Transposition of Formulae
• Self Assessment Questions
• The Theorem of Pythagoras
• Basic Trigonometry
• Self Assessment Questions
• Areas and Volumes
• CHAPTER Electricity
• Molecules and Atoms
• Potential Difference
• Electron Flow and Conventional Current Flow
• Conductors and Insulators
• Electrical Quantities
• Ohm s Law
• Electricity and the Human Body
• Measuring Current and Voltage
• Types and Sources of Supply
• Voltage Bands
• Components of a Circuit
• Self Assessment Questions
• CHAPTER Resistance Current and Voltage Power and Energy
• Resistance
• Voltage Drop
• Power Symbol P Unit Watt W
• Electrical Energy Symbol W Unit kilowatt hour kWh
• Self Assessment Questions
• CHAPTER Electromagnetism
• Magnetism
• Electromagnetism
• Application of Magnetic Effects
• Drawing the Waveform of an Alternating Quantity
• Root Mean Square r m s Value
• Average Value
• Three Phase a c Generator
• Inductance Symbol L Unit Henry H
• Induced e m f Due to Change in Flux
• Self Inductance
• Mutual Inductance Symbol M Unit Henry H
• Time Constant Symbol T
• Graphical Derivation of Current Growth Curve
• Energy Stored in a Magnetic Field
• Inductance in a c Circuits
• Resistance and Inductance in Series R L Circuits
• Impedance Symbol Z Unit Ohm Ω
• Resistance and Inductance in Parallel
• Power in a c Circuits
• Transformers
• Self Assessment Questions
• CHAPTER Capacitors and Capacitance
• Capacitors
• Capacitance Symbol C Unit Farad F
• Dimensions of Capacitors
• Capacitors in Series
• Capacitors in Parallel
• Capacitors in d c Circuits
• Capacitance in a c Circuits
• Capacitive Reactance Symbol Xc Unit Ohm Ω
• Resistance and Capacitance in Series
• Resistance and Capacitance in Parallel
• Working Voltage
• Applications of Capacitors
• Self Assessment Questions
• CHAPTER Resistance Inductance and Capacitance in Installation
• Work
• PF Improvement
• Self Assessment Questions
• CHAPTER Three Phase Circuits
• Star and Delta Connections
• Current and Voltage Distribution
• Measurement of Power in Three Phase Systems
• Self Assessment Questions
• CHAPTER Motors and Generators
• Direct Current Motors
• The a c Motors
• Starters
• Installing a Motor
• Fault Location and Repairs to a c Machines
• Power Factor of a c Motors
• Motor Ratings
• Self Assessment Questions
• CHAPTER Cells and Batteries
• General Background
• The Primary Cell
• The Secondary Cell
• Cell and Battery Circuits
• Self Assessment Questions
• CHAPTER Illumination and ELV Lighting
• Light Sources
• Lamp Types
• Calculation of Lighting Requirements
• Self Assessment Questions
• CHAPTER Electricity the Environment and the Community
• Environmental Effects of the Generation of Electricity
• Micro Renewable Energy
• Heat Producing Renewables
• Electricity Producing Renewables
• Co Generation
• Water Conservation
• The Purpose and Function of the National Grid
• Generation Transmission and Distribution Systems
• The Aesthetic Effects of the Siting of Generation and Transmission Plant
• CHAPTER Health and Safety
• Safety Regulations
• The Health and Safety at Work Act
• Electricity at Work Regulations
• Personal Protective Equipment Regulations PPE
• Construction Design and Management Regulations
• Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations
• Chemicals Hazardous Information and Packaging for Supply Regulations
• CHIP
• Working at Height Regulations
• Control of Asbestos Regulations
• The Building Regulations
• General Safety
• The Mechanics of Lifting and Handling
• Access Equipment
• The Joining of Materials
• Fire Safety
• Electrical Safety
• First Aid
• Electric Shock
• CHAPTER The Electrical Contracting Industry
• Sample Specification
• Cost of Materials and Systems
• CHAPTER Installation Materials and Tools
• Cables
• Jointing and Terminations
• Plastics
• Cable Management Systems
• Fixing and Tools
• Comparison of Systems
• Self Assessment Questions
• CHAPTER Installation Circuits and Systems
• Lighting Circuits
• Lighting Layouts
• Power Circuits
• Space Heating Systems
• Thermostats
• Installation Systems
• Industrial Installations
• Multi Storey Commercial or Domestic Installations
• Off Peak Supplies
• Alarm and Emergency Systems
• Call Systems
• Emergency Lighting Systems
• Central Heating Systems
• Extra Low Voltage Lighting
• Choice of System
• Special Locations
• CHAPTER Earthing and Bonding
• Earth What It Is and Why and How We Connect To It
• Earth Electrode Resistance
• Earthing Systems
• Earth Fault Loop Impedance
• Residual Current Devices
• Requirements for RCD Protection
• Self Assessment Questions
• CHAPTER Protection
• Protection
• Control
• CHAPTER Circuit and Design
• Design Procedure
• Design Current
• Nominal Setting of Protection
• Rating Factors
• Current Carrying Capacity
• Choice of Cable Size
• Voltage Drop
• Shock Risk
• Thermal Constraints
• Selection of cpc Using Table
• Installation Reference Methods
• Installation Methods
• CHAPTER Testing
• Measurement of Electrical Quantities
• Measurement of Current
• Measurement of Voltage
• Instruments in General
• Selection of Test Instruments
• Approved Test Lamps and Indicators
• Accidental RCD Operation
• Calibration Zeroing and Care of Instruments
• Initial Inspection
• Testing Continuity of Protective Conductors
• Testing Continuity of Ring Final Circuit Conductors
• Testing Insulation Resistance
• Special Tests
• Testing Polarity
• Testing Earth Electrode Resistance
• Testing Earth Fault Loop Impedance
• External Loop Impedance Ze
• Prospective Fault Current
• Periodic Inspection
• Certification
• Inspection and Testing
• Fault Finding
• CHAPTER Basic Electronics Technology
• Electronics Components
• Semi Conductors
• Rectification
• Electronics Diagrams
• Electronics Assembly
• Self Assessment Questions

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