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General contents

A General rules of electrical installation design
1 Methodology 
2 Rules and statutory regulations 
3 Installed power loads - Characteristics 
4 Power loading of an installation 
B Connection to the MV utility distribution network
1 Power supply at medium voltage 
2 Procedure for the establishment of a new substation 
3 Protection against electrical hazards, faults and miss operations in electrical installations 
4 The consumer substation with LV metering 
5 The consumer substation with MV metering 
6 Choice and use of MV equipment and MV/LV transformer 
7 Substation including generators and parallel operation of transformers 
8 Types and constitution of MV/LV distribution substations 
C Connection to the LV utility distribution network
1 Low-voltage utility distribution networks 
2 Tariffs and metering 
D MV & LV architecture selection guide for buildings
1 Stakes of architecture design 
2 Simplified architecture design process 
3 Electrical installation characteristics 
4 Technological characteristics 
5 Architecture assessment criteria 
6 Choice of architecture fundamentals 
7 Choice of architecture details 
8 Choice of equiment 
9 Recommendations for architecture optimization 
10 Glossary 
11 Example: electrical installation in a printworks 
E LV Distribution
1 Earthing schemes 
2 The installation system 
3 External influences 
F Protection against electric shocks and electric fire
1 General 
2 Protection against direct contact 
3 Protection against indirect contact 
4 Protection of goods due to insulation fault 
5 Implementation of the TT system 
6 Implementation of the TN system 
7 Implementation of the IT system 
8 Residual current devices RCDs 
9 Arc Fault Detection Devices (AFDD) 
G Sizing and protection of conductors
1 General 
2 Practical method for determining the smallest allowable 
cross-sectional area of circuit conductors
3 Determination of voltage drop 
4 Short-circuit current 
5 Particular cases of short-circuit current 
6 Protective earthing conductor (PE) 
7 The neutral conductor 
8 Worked example of cable calculation 
H LV switchgear: functions & selection
1 The basic functions of LV switchgear 
2 The switchgear 
3 Choice of switchgear 
4 Circuit breaker 
5 Maintenance of low voltage switchgear 
J Overvoltage protection
1 Overvoltage of atmospheric origin 
2 Principle of lightning protection 
3 Design of the electrical installation protection system 
4 Installation of SPDs 
5 Application 
6 Technical supplements 
K Energy Efficiency in electrical distribution
1 Energy Efficiency in brief 
2 Energy efficiency and electricity 
3 Diagnosis through electrical measurement 
4 Energy saving opportunities 
5 How to evaluate energy savings 
L Power Factor Correction
1 Power factor and Reactive power 
2 Why to improve the power factor? 
3 How to improve the power factor? 
4 Where to install power correction capacitors? 
5 How to determine the optimum level of compensation? 
6 Compensation at the terminals of a transformer 
7 Power factor correction of induction motors 
8 Example of an installation before and after
power-factor correction 
9 The effects of harmonics 
10 Implementation of capacitor banks 
M Harmonic management
1 The problem: why is it necessary to manage harmonics? 
2 Definition and origin of harmonics 
3 Essential indicators of harmonic distortion 
and measurement principles
4 Harmonic measurement in electrical networks 
5 Main effects of hamronis in electrical installations 
6 Standards 
7 Solutions to mitigate harmonics 
N Characteristics of particular sources and loads
1 Protection of a LV generator set and the downstream circuits 
2 Uninterruptible Power Supply Units (UPS) 
3 Protection of LV/LV transformers 
4 Lighting circuits 
5 Asynchronous motors 
P Photovoltaic installations
1 Benefits of photovoltaic energy 
2 Background and technology 
3 PV System and Installation Rules 
4 PV installation architectures P18
5 Monitoring
Q Residential and other special locations
1 Residential and similar premises 
2 Bathrooms and showers 
3 Recommendations applicable to special installations and locations 
R EMC guidelines
1 Electrical distribution 
2 Earthing principles and structures 
3 Implementation 
4 Coupling mechanisms and counter-measures 
5 Wiring recommendations

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