Electrician's Guide to Fire Detection and Alarm Systems

Electrician's Guide to Fire Detection and Alarm Systems

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The Electrician's Guide to Fire Detection and Alarm Systems, 2nd Edition incorporates the changes to the updated Code of Practice for Design, Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of Systems in Non-domestic Premises, BS 5839:2013.

This guide is one of a number of publications prepared by the IET to provide guidance on specific areas of electrical installations in buildings. It takes into account the relevant parts of BS 7671 and BS 5839.

This guide is essential for all fire alarm designers, installers and specifiers, in addition to electricians, electrical contractors and their managers, installation designers, and students in further education and professional training.
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Product details

  • Spiral bound | 160 pages
  • 148 x 210 x 10.16mm | 276.69g
  • Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Stevenage, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 1849197636
  • 9781849197632
  • 553,668

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Fire safety legislation
Chapter 2: The building control approvals process
Chapter 3: Introduction to Approved Document B: Fire safety
Chapter 4: Dwellings - Approved Document B, Volume 1
Chapter 5: Dwellings - British Standard 5839-6
Chapter 6: Buildings other than dwellings - Approved Document B, Volume 2
Chapter 7: Buildings other than dwellings - British Standard 5839-1
Chapter 8: BS 7671:2008 Requirements for electrical installations
Chapter 9: British Standards
Chapter 10: Scottish building standards
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About P. R. L. Cook

Paul Cook CEng FIEE was previously the Principal Engineer in the Technical Regulations department of the IEE. For many years he was closely involved in the preparation of BS 7671 and related publications. He has wide experience of electrical contracting in various roles from design engineer to business manager.
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