Electrical Wiring Practice 7th Edition - Volume 2: 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: 9781743075456 Brand/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.


  • 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



Volume 2

  • Chapter 10. Electrical protection and protective devices
    • Protection against overcurrent
    • Overcurrent protective devices
    • Protection against indirect contact with live parts
    • Residual current devices
    • Protection against overvoltage
    • Selection and arrangement of protective devices
  • Chapter 11. Installation of safety services
    • Extent of safety services
    • Standards and regulations
    • Safety services electrical equipment
    • Installation arrangements
  • Chapter 12. Renewable energy and other alternative electrical supply installations
    • Renewable energy sources within a consumer’s installation
    • Stand-alone and grid connection arrangements
    • Uninterruptible power supplies
    • Standby and stand-alone generators
  • Chapter 13. Switchboards and control panels
    • Compliance requirements for switchboards
    • Switchboards used in installations with lower demand
    • Switchboards for larger installations
    • Metering and service equipment
    • Larger installations – metering, service and power quality equipment
    • Control panels
  • Chapter 14. Installation design – selection of cables and protective devices
    • Factors affecting installation design
    • Maximum demand in consumer’s mains and submains
    • Arranging an electrical installation into circuits
    • Factors affecting cable selection
    • Cable selection standards
    • Current-carrying capacity and co-ordination between cables and the protective device
    • Selection of minimum cable size based on current-carrying capacity
    • Selection of minimum cable size based on voltage drop and fault-loop impedance limitations
    • Short-circuit performance of cables
  • Chapter 15. Special electrical installations
    • Damp situations
    • Construction sites
    • Areas in which electromedical equipment is used
    • Installation for recreation areas and equipment
    • Hazardous areas
    • High voltage installations
  • Chapter 16. Appliances – electric heating and motors
    • Principles of heating control
    • Water heating
    • Space heating
    • Process heating
    • Commercial and domestic kitchen equipment
    • Motor types and applications
    • Motors – installation requirements
  • Chapter 17. Lighting sources and applications
    • Basic principles, terminology, units
    • Change world of lighting
    • Lighting source – past, present and future
    • Comparison of light sources
    • Luminaires and ancillary equipment
    • Maintenance of luminaires
    • Elementary lighting design
    • Lighting control
  • Chapter 18. Control and energy management
    • Control systems
    • Human-machine interface devices
    • Field devices
    • Relay control
    • Programmable devices
    • Energy management
    • Integrated control systems
    • Wiring for sustainability

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ISBN 9781743075456
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
Product Type Student Books,
Year Level VET,

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