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Design of Electrical Services for Buildings - Barrie Rigby

Design of Electrical Services for Buildings

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Published: 15th March 2005
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Electrical services are a vital component in any building, so it is necessary for construction professionals to understand the basic principle of services design. The Design of Electrical Services for Buildings aims to provide a basic grounding for students and graduates in the field. It covers methods of wiring, schemes of distribution and protection for lighting and power installations. Systems such as alarms and standby supplies are also covered. Each method is described in detail and examples of calculations are given.
For this fourth edition, the coverage of wiring and electrical regulations have been brought fully up-to-date, and the practical information has been revised.

Preface to third editionp. vii
Preface to fourth editionp. ix
Accessoriesp. 1
Cablep. 30
Wiringp. 43
Cable ratingp. 71
Circuitsp. 80
Distributionp. 90
Lightingp. 108
Powerp. 134
Protectionp. 137
Fire alarmsp. 172
Call and computer systems, telephone and public address systemsp. 184
Reduced-voltage systemsp. 195
Communal and closed-circuit TV systemsp. 198
Lightning protectionp. 224
Emergency suppliesp. 240
Lifts, escalators and paternostersp. 248
Regulationsp. 274
Design examplep. 277
Bibliographyp. 316
Indexp. 317
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ISBN: 9780415310833
ISBN-10: 0415310830
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 319
Published: 15th March 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 16.1  x 1.83
Weight (kg): 0.51
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: New edition