336 pages | 23 B/W Illus.
Electrical services are a vital component in any building, so it is necessary for construction professionals to understand the basic principle of services design. Design of Electrical Services for Buildings provides 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.
1. Accessories 2. Cable 3. Wiring 4. Cable Rating 5. Circuits 6. Distribution 7. Lighting 8. Power 9. Protection 10. Fire Alarms 11. Call and Computer Systems, Telephone and Public Address Systems 12. Reduced Voltage Systems 13. Communal and Closed Circuit TV Systems 14. Lightning Protection 15. Emergency Supplies 16. Lifts, Escalators and Paternosters 17. Regulations 18. Design Example. Bibliography. Index