Electrical Safety Engineering

Electrical Safety Engineering

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Revised by D.A. Dolbey Jones Senior Engineering Inspector Electrical Safety Engineering deals with the theory and practice of the safe design, installation and operation of industrial electrical equipment. It is well established as the leading comprehensive source of reference on electrical safety. This third edition incorporates revisions that cover the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, EC Directives on safety matters and many recent developments in safety legislation and guidance publications. W Fordham Cooper drew on his long experience as HM Electrical Inspector of Factories and a consultant to the Insurance Technical Bureau to write this wide-ranging work. D A Dolbey Jones, who has revised this classic for its third edition, adds his own insights gained as an HM Senior Electrical Inspector with the Health and Safety Executive, responsible for steering the project on the Electricity at Work Regulations and the official Memorandum of Guidance on the Regulations;and as a Senior Engineering Inspector with the Department of Energy (now the DTI) . Published guidance and other useful reference material is signposted throughout the book. Two new appendices deal with essential up-to-date publications. The comprehensive reference work on electrical safety Draws on a wide range of incidents and investigations New paperback version brings this classic within reach of a wide professional readership... ratios, the transformer being treated as a series impedance; and the arithmetic is the same for single- and three-phase supplies. ... are rare, but disastrous explosive failures caused by lack of maintenance, wrong application, or abnormal conditions may ... can go wrong with oil circuit breakers used on industrial premises, i.e. when used at up to 11kV (or possibly 33 kV or 66kV in very large installations).

Title:Electrical Safety Engineering
Author:W. Fordham-Cooper
Publisher:Newnes - 1998-01-05


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