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Table of Contents
                            Guide to the Wiring Regulations
	Foreword by Giuliano Digilio
	Preface
	Acknowledgements
	Chapter A – BS 7671: 2008 – Introduction and Overview
		A 1	Introduction to BS 7671: 2008
		A 2	Plan and layout of BS 7671: 2008
		A 3	Overview of major changes
	Chapter B – Legal Relationship and General Requirements of BS 7671: 2008
		B 1	Legal requirements and relationship
			B 1.1	Key UK legislation
			B 1.2	The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 (EWR 1989)
			B 1.3	The Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations 2002 (as amended)
			B 1.4	The Electricity Act 1984 (as amended)
			B 1.5	The Building Act 1984, The Building Regulations and Part P
			B 1.6	The Electromagnetic Compatibility Regulations 2005 (EMC)
			B 1.7	Tort and negligence
		B 2	The role of Standards
		B 3	Part 3 of BS 7671: 2008 – assessment of general characteristics
	Chapter C – Circuitry and Related Parts of BS 7671: 2008
		C 1	Introduction
		C 2	Design procedure overview
		C 3	Load assessment
			C 3.1	Principles and definitions
			C 3.2	Maximum demand assessment
			C 3.3	Diversity
		C 4	Circuit design
			C 4.1	Introduction
			C 4.2	Protection against overcurrent in general
			C 4.3	Overload protection
			C 4.4	Fault protection
			C 4.5	Voltage drop
			C 4.6	Disconnection and electric shock
		C 5	Submains
			C 5.1	Diversity
			C 5.2	Distribution circuit (submain) selection
			C 5.3	Armouring as a cpc
			C 5.4	Automatic disconnection for submains
		C 6	Discrimination co-ordination
			C 6.1	Principles and system co-ordination
			C 6.2	Fuse-to-fuse discrimination
			C 6.3	Circuit breaker to circuit breaker discrimination
			C 6.4	Circuit breaker to fuse discrimination
		C 7	Parallel cables
			C 7.1	General and 7671 requirements
			C 7.2	Unequal current sharing
		C 8	Harmonics
			C 8.1	Requirements
			C 8.2	Harmonic assessment
		C 9	Standard final circuit designs
			C 9.1	Introduction and scope
			C 9.2	Standard domestic circuits
			C 9.3	All-purpose standard final circuits
		C 10	RCDs and circuitry
			C 10.1	Introduction, increased use of RCDs
			C 10.2	Consumer unit arrangements for RCDs
		C 11	Ring and radial final circuits
			C 11.1	Introduction
			C 11.2	Ring final circuits
			C 11.3	Radial final circuits
	Chapter D – Selection and Erection – Equipment
		D 1	Introduction and fundamentals
		D 2	Compliance with Standards
		D 3	Identification of conductors
			D 3.1	Principle of required identification (514.3.1)
			D 3.2	Identification by colour
			D 3.3	Identification by marking
			D 3.4	Additions and alterations – identification
			D 3.5	Interface marking
			D 3.6	d.c. identification
		D 4	EMC and prevention of mutual detrimental influences
			D 4.1	Introduction
			D 4.2	EMC directive and BS 7671
			D 4.3	EMC cable separation – power, IT, data and control cables
			D 4.4	Cable management and EMC
		D 5	Wiring systems
			D 5.1	The choice of wiring systems
			D 5.2	Circulating currents and eddy currents in single-core installations
			D 5.3	Electrical connections and joints
			D 5.4	Wiring systems – minimizing spread of fire
			D 5.5	Proximity to other services
		D 6	Circuit breakers
			D 6.1	General
			D 6.2	Operation and characteristics
			D 6.3	Ambient temperature de-rating
		D 7	Residual current devices
			D 7.1	BS 7671 applications
			D 7.2	Operation and BS 7671 requirements
			D 7.3	Unwanted RCD tripping and discrimination
			D 7.4	d.c. issues for RCDs
			D 7.5	TT installations and RCDs
		D 8	Other equipment
			D 8.1	Isolation and switching
			D 8.2	Consumer units for domestic installations
			D 8.3	Overvoltage, undervoltage and electromagnetic disturbances
			D 8.4	Surge protective devices
			D 8.5	Insulation monitoring devices (IMDs)
			D 8.6	Residual current monitors (RCMs)
		D 9	Generating sets
		D 10	Rotating machines
		D 11	Plugs and socket outlets
		D 12	Electrode water heaters and electrode boilers
		D 13	Heating conductors
		D 14	Lighting and luminaires
		D 15	Safety services
			D 15.1	Introduction
			D 15.2	Classification of break times
			D 15.3	Safety sources
			D 15.4	Circuits for safety services
		D 16	Ingress protection (IP), external influences
			D 16.1	General
			D 16.2	Equipment applications and examples
	Chapter E – Earthing and Bonding
		E 1	Introduction
		E 2	Earthing arrangements
		E 3	General requirements of earthing and bonding
		E 4	Protective conductors
			E 4.1	General
			E 4.2	Physical types of protective conductor
			E 4.3	Sizing protective conductors
			E 4.4	Protective conductors up to 16 mm2
			E 4.5	Earthing conductor
		E 5	Armoured cables as protective conductors
			E 5.1	General
			E 5.2	ERA report on current sharing between armouring and cpc
			E 5.3	ECA advice and recommendations
		E 6	Protective equipotential bonding
			E 6.1	Purpose of protective equipotential bonding
			E 6.2	BS 7671 requirements
			E 6.3	Bonding solutions for the modern installation
			E 6.4	Sizing protective bonding conductors
			E 6.5	Domestic protective equipotential bonding layouts
			E 6.6	Supplementary equipotential bonding
		E 7	High earth leakage installations
	Chapter F – Inspection, Testing and Certification (Part 6)
		F 1	Introduction
			F 1.1	Inspection and testing – an integrated procedure
		F 2	Visual inspection
		F 3	Testing
			F 3.1	Introduction – pass and fail nature
			F 3.2	Required tests
			F 3.3	Continuity testing
			F 3.4	Ring continuity
			F 3.5	Insulation testing
			F 3.6	Polarity testing
			F 3.7	Earth fault loop impedance (ELI) testing
			F 3.8	Prospective fault current testing
			F 3.9	Testing RCDs and other functional tests
			F 3.10	Verification of voltage drop
		F 4	Certification paperwork
			F 4.1	Introduction, various certificates and schedules
			F 4.2	Overview of certificates and schedules
			F 4.3	Completing the paperwork
	Chapter G – Special Locations
		G 1	Introduction: Purpose and principles
			G 1.1	Introduction
			G 1.2	Purpose and principles
			G 1.3	Particular requirements and numbering
		G 2	Locations containing a bath or shower (701)
			G 2.1	Introduction and risks
			G 2.2	Zone concept
			G 2.3	Electric shock requirements
			G 2.4	Equipment selection and erection
		G 3	Swimming pools and other basins (702)
			G 3.1	Introduction and risks
			G 3.2	Zone concept
			G 3.3	Requirements and guidance
		G 4	Agricultural and horticultural premises (705)
			G 4.1	Introduction, purpose and principles
			G 4.2	Requirements and guidance
		G 5	Caravan parks and camping parks (708)
			G 5.1	Introduction, purpose and principles
			G 5.2	Requirements and guidance
		G 6	Exhibitions, shows and stands (711)
			G 6.1	Introduction and risks
			G 6.2	Requirements and guidance
		G 7	Solar photovoltaic (PV) power supply systems (712)
			G 7.1	Introduction, principles and terminology
			G 7.2	Requirements
			G 7.3	Notes and guidance
		G 8	Mobile or transportable units (717)
			G 8.1	Scope and application
			G 8.2	Requirements
			G 8.3	Notes and guidance
		G 9	Floor and ceiling heating systems (753)
			G 9.1	Introduction
			G 9.2	Requirements
			G 9.3	Notes and guidance
	Appendices
		Appendix 1 – Standards and bibliography
		Appendix 2 – Popular cables: current rating tables from BS 7671: 2008 Appendix 4
		Appendix 3 – Limiting earth fault loop impedance tables from BS 7671: 2008
		Appendix 4 – Cable data-resistance, impedance and ‘R1 + R2’ values
		Appendix 5 – Fuse I2t characteristics
	Index
                        

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