Newnes Electrical Pocket Book is the ideal daily reference source for electrical engineers, electricians and students. First published in 1932 this classic has been fully updated in line with the latest technical developments, regulations and industry best practice. Providing both in-depth knowledge and a broad overview of the field this pocket book is an invaluable tool of the trade.
A handy source of essential information and data on the practice and principles of electrical engineering and installation.
The 23rd edition has been updated by engineering author and consultant electrical engineer, Martin Heathcote. Major revisions have been made to the sections on semiconductors, power generation, transformers, building automation systems, electric vehicles, electrical equipment for use in hazardous areas, and electrical installation (reflecting the changes introduced to the IEE Wiring Regulations BS7671: 2001).
Preface; Fundamentals and theory; Properties of materials; Plastics and rubber in electrical engineering; Semiconductors and semiconductor devices; Rectifiers and converters; Computers and programmable controllers; Power supply; Transmission and distribution; Wiring cables; Transformers and tap-changers; Tariffs and power factor; Wiring regulations; Lighting; Motors and contrl gear; Switchgear and protection; Heating and refrigeration; Building automation systems; Instruments and meters; Electric welding; Battery electric vehicles; Battery systems; Cable management systems; Hazardous area electrical work; Index.