This newly updated edition of Wiring Regulations in Brief provides a user-friendly guide to the newest amendments to BS 7671 and the IET Wiring Regulations. Topic-based chapters link areas of working practice – such as earthing, cables, installations, testing and inspection, and special locations – with the specifics of the Regulations themselves. This allows quick and easy identification of the official requirements relating to the situation in front of you. The requirements of the regulations, and of related standards, are presented in an informal, easy-to-read style to remove confusion. Packed with useful hints and tips, and highlighting the most important or mandatory requirements, this book is a concise reference on all aspects of the eighteenth edition of the IET Wiring Regulations. This handy guide provides an on-the-job reference source for electricians, designers, service engineers, inspectors, builders, and students.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Building Regulations 3. Earthing 4. Safety Protection 5. Electrical Equipment, Components, Accessories and Supplies 6. Cables, Conductors and Conduits 7. External Influences 8. Special Installations and Locations 9. Installation, Maintenance and Repair 10. Inspection and Testing Annex A. Symbols used in electrical installations Annex B. List of electrical and electromechanical symbols Annex C. SI Units for existing technology Annex D. IPX Coding Annex E. Acronyms and abbreviations Annex F. BS EN standards + CENELEC HDs Annex G. Other books associated with the Wiring Regulations
Ray Tricker (MSc, IEng, CQP-FCQI, FIET, FCMI, FIRSE) is a Senior Consultant with over 50 years' continuous service in Quality, Safety and Environmental Management; Project Management; Communication Electronics; Railway Command, Control and Signalling Systems; Information Technology; and the development of Molecular Nanotechnology.
He served with the Royal Corps of Signals (for a total of 37 years) during which time he held various managerial posts culminating in being appointed as the Chief Engineer of NATO’s Communication Security Agency (ACE COMSEC). Most of Ray’s work since leaving the Services has centred on the European Railways. He has held a number of posts with the Union International des Chemins de fer (UIC) (e.g. Quality Manager of the European Train Control System (ETCS)) and with the European Union (EU) Commission (e.g. European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) Users Group Project Coordinator, HEROE Project Coordinator and T500 Review Team Leader). He is was also a UKAS Assessor (for the assessment of certification bodies for the harmonisation of the Trans-European, High Speed, Railway Network) and recently he was appointed as the Quality, Safety and Environmental Manager for the Project Management Consultancy responsible for overseeing the multi-billion-dollar Trinidad Rapid Rail System.
Currently, as well as writing books on diverse subjects such as ISO 9001:2015, Building, Wiring and Water Regulations, he is busy assisting Small Businesses from around the world (usually on a no-cost basis) to produce their own auditable Quality and/or Integrated Management Systems to meet the requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 etc.