Basic Electrical Installation Work

Basic Electrical Installation Work : Level 2 City & Guilds 2330 Technical Certificate

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Trevor Linsley's textbooks have helped thousands of students to gain their electrical installation qualifications. In a concise and practical way, Basic Electrical Installation Work supports the City & Guilds 2330 Level 2 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology. Units covered: Unit 1 Working effectively and safely in the electrotechnical environment Unit 2 Principles of electrotechnology Unit 3 Application of health and safety and electrical principles Unit 4 Installation (Buildings & Structures) The fifth edition has been updated in line with the 17th Edition Wiring Regulations so that students can be sure to work to the latest regulations. The structure of the book has been overhauled and it now covers each learning outcome in a dedicated chapter. Learning features, such as key facts, definitions, safety tips and end of chapter questions with answers help students to check their understanding and revise for the exams. The text is highly illustrated and the book is now in full colour. For lecturers: http://textbooks.elsevier.com/web/product_details.aspx?isbn=9780750687508 Tutor Support Material DVD covering both Level 2 and 3 is available with ISBN 978-0-7506-8750-8.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 398 pages
  • 214 x 274 x 20mm | 1,061.4g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Newnes (an imprint of Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd )
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 5th Revised edition
  • Approx. 400 illustrations
  • 0750687517
  • 9780750687515
  • 101,974

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"A must read book for beginners, DIYers & electricians alike" (Amazon.co.uk customer review of the previous edition, Sep 2006)

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Table of contents

Unit 1 - Working effectively and safely in the electrotechnical environment: 1. The legal responsibilities of both employers and employees 2. The occupational specialisms and individual roles within the electrotechnical industry 3. Sources of technical information and communication Unit 2 - Principles of electrotechnology: 4. Basic electrotechnical units and theory 5. Basic scientific concepts in electrotechnology 6. Basic electrical circuits and cables 7. Tools and equipment used for electrotechnical applications Unit 3 - Application of health and safety and electrical principles: 8. Safe systems of working 9. Using technical information 10. Alternating current theory and electrical machines 11. Polyphase or three-phase electrical systems 12. Overcurrent, short circuit and earth fault protection Unit 4 - Installation (Buildings & Structures): 13. Statutory regulations and codes of practice 14. Electrical installation and wiring systems Answers to Check your understanding Appendix A: Abbreviations, symbols and codes Appendix B: Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Publications and Information Glossary of terms Index

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