Electrical Wiring Practice 7th Edition - Volume 1: Blended Learning Package

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Electrical Wiring Practice 7th Edition presents the knowledge and skills specified in units of competency in national training packages for an electrical trade qualification and advanced trade competencies.

Availability: Out of Stock Usually Dispatched In: 3 - 7 Business Days ISBN: 9781743075449 Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education Categories: Design TechnologiesElectrotechnologyVocational Education & Training
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Looking for a blended digital solution? Get Connect! Connect is an online resource hosting an abundance of interactive learning tools to create the ultimate learning experience for your students. Electrical Wiring Practice is now enhanced with McGraw-Hill Education's unique Connect and Connect Plus to provide a complete blended learning solution for Electrical students.

The 7th edition of Electrical Wiring Practice has been thoroughly updated to provide guidance in the use of the Australian and New Zealand Wiring Rules AS/NZS 3000:2007, including the 2009 Amendments and other related standards. This text presents the knowledge and skills specified in units of competency in national training packages for an electrical trade qualification and advanced trade competencies.

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Taking on a more practical approach, Electrical Wiring Practice now provides students with a range of additional online materials that goes beyond the one-dimensional user experience. This volume is an ideal learning resource for students and trade professionals willing to keep abreast of new developments in Electrotechnology. Although the book is primarily written for students and teachers of electrical trades, it provides up-to-date reference material that will be helpful to many trade professionals.

Features

  • Blended learning and teaching options
  • Clear full-colour diagrams and photographs illustrate key concepts
  • Appropriate language level for student demographic
  • Coverage of Cert II and Cert III Electrotechnology courses mapped to the competencies
  • Video animations ensure students can easily engage with examples and readings
  • Worksheets, interactive questions and testbanks maximise student understanding
  • Extensive end-of-chapter summaries and review questions ensure retention of presented theory
  • Rewrites and revisions incorporating AS/NZS 3000:2007
  • The move from prescriptive methods of practice to recommended methods, in line with the new standards
  • Practical applications of the Wiring Rules and related standards
  • Updated figures - many of the graphics and photographs throughout the text have been updated to reflect the changes in practices and equipment
  • New design features - information boxes, practical examples and student exercises

Contents

Volume 1

  • Chapter 1. Electrical energy—past, present and future
    • A brief history of electrical energy production and supply
    • Modern generation methods
    • Renewable energy and sustainable energy practices
    • Electricity transmission and distribution systems
    • Distribution of electricity to consumers
    • Distribution of electricity in the consumer’s installation
  • Chapter 2. Workplace and electrical safety
    • Occupational/workplace health and safety
    • Workplace hazards and risk control measures
    • Safety of electrical installations and equipment
    • Hazards of working with electricity
    • Electrical accidents
  • Chapter 3. Regulations and standards
    • Electrical licensing
    • Standards
    • Format of the Wiring Rules AS/NZS 3000:2007
    • Using the Wiring Rules
    • Wiring Rules—Clause 1.4 Definitions
    • Fundamental requirements (Wiring Rules Part 1)
    • Insulating materials
  • Chapter 4. Cables, connections and terminations
    • Conductors and cables
    • Types of cable insulation
    • Power cable classification
    • Power cable types and applications
    • Power cable termination and conductor connection methods
    • Data and communication cable types and applications
  • Chapter 5. Fixing methods and accessories for electrical and data communication installations
    • Accessories for fixing and support
    • Mounting brackets, plates and boxes
    • General switching, lighting and socket-outlet accessories
    • Accessories for specific situations
    • Data and communication accessories
  • Chapter 6. Drawings, diagrams, schedules and documents used in electrical work
    • Series and parallel circuits in wiring
    • Electrical circuits and wiring diagrams
    • Circuits in general wiring
    • Undertaking electrical work
    • Working with specifications, schedules and drawings
  • Chapter 7. Wiring and cabling systems
    • Wiring and cable routes through buildings and structures
    • Wiring and cabling systems
    • Installing wiring systems
    • Enclosed wiring and cables
    • Underground systems
    • Aerial and catenary systems
    • Composite wiring systems and applications
  • Chapter 8. Protection—earthing and protective methods
    • Reasons for and earthing system
    • Earthing systems
    • MEN earthing system
    • Earth faults
    • Earthing system—selection and installation
    • Other protective methods
  • Chapter 9. Testing techniques and compliance verification
    • Testing safety
    • Testing principles
    • Testing devices
    • Verification and compliance
    • Fault finding and performance testing

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ISBN 9781743075449
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
Product Type Student Books,
Year Level VET,

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