This newly updated edition of Wiring Regulations in Brief provides a user-friendly guide to the newest amendments to BS 7671 and the IET Wiring Regulations. Topic-based chapters link areas of working practice – such as earthing, cables, installations, testing and inspection, and special locations – with the specifics of the Regulations themselves. This allows quick and easy identification of the official requirements relating to the situation in front of you. The requirements of the regulations, and of related standards, are presented in an informal, easy-to-read style to remove confusion. Packed with useful hints and tips, and highlighting the most important or mandatory requirements, this book is a concise reference on all aspects of the eighteenth edition of the IET Wiring Regulations. This handy guide provides an on-the-job reference source for electricians, designers, service engineers, inspectors, builders, and students.

1. Introduction  2. Building Regulations  3. Earthing  4. Safety Protection  5. Electrical Equipment, Components, Accessories and Supplies  6. Cables, Conductors and Conduits  7. External Influences  8. Special Installations and Locations  9. Installation, Maintenance and Repair  10. Inspection and Testing  Annex A. Symbols used in electrical installations  Annex B. List of electrical and electromechanical symbols  Annex C. SI Units for existing technology  Annex D. IPX Coding  Annex E. Acronyms and abbreviations  Annex F. BS EN standards + CENELEC HDs  Annex G. Other books associated with the Wiring Regulations