Electrical Safety Engineering - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750639651, 9780080523286

Electrical Safety Engineering

1st Edition

Authors: W. Fordham-Cooper
Paperback ISBN: 9780750639651
eBook ISBN: 9780080523286
Imprint: Newnes
Published Date: 5th January 1998
Page Count: 544
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Description

Statistical studies and reliability; The nature of electrical injuries; Mechanical causes of electrical failures; Failure of electrical insulation; Switchgear; Transformer failures; Cables and installations; Abnormal circuit conditions - over voltage; Excess currents and excess current protection; Earthing principles and double insulation; Control equipment and interlocks; Control systems - electronic and solid state systems; Fires and explosions - general principles; Fire and explosions - applications; Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres; Particular fire hazards and detection; High-voltage supplies; Medium and low-voltage distributions; Industrial electrical equipment; Appendix 1: List of health and safety; Appendix 2: European community directives; Index.

Key Features

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

Readership

Electrical engineers, safety officers and specialists, industrial managers

Table of Contents

Statistical studies and reliability; The nature of electrical injuries; Mechanical causes of electrical failures; Failure of electrical insulation; Switchgear; Transformer failures; Cables and installations; Abnormal circuit conditions - over voltage; Excess currents and excess current protection; Earthing principles and double insulation; Control equipment and interlocks; Control systems - electronic and solid state systems; Fires and explosions - general principles; Fire and explosions - applications; Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres; Particular fire hazards and detection; High-voltage supplies; Medium and low-voltage distributions; Industrial electrical equipment; Appendix 1: List of health and safety; Appendix 2: European community directives; Index.

Details

No. of pages:
544
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Newnes 1998
Published:
Imprint:
Newnes
eBook ISBN:
9780080523286
Paperback ISBN:
9780750639651

About the Author

W. Fordham-Cooper

Affiliations and Expertise

FIEE, FIMechE