BIP 2183:2008 - IEE On Site Guide. BS 7671:2008 IEE Wiring Regulations 17th Edition (Spiral-bound) – BSI British Standards

BIP 2183:2008

IEE On Site Guide. BS 7671:2008 IEE Wiring Regulations 17th Edition (Spiral-bound)

Status : Superseded, Withdrawn   Replaced By :


The revised edition of the IEE On-site Guide reflects updates included in the latest edition of the IEE Wiring Regulations (17th edition) 2008.

The On-site Guide is intended to enable the competent electrician to deal with small installations (up to 100 A, 3-phase). It provides essential information including simple circuit calculations, in a convenient, easy-to-use form, avoiding the need for detailed calculations.

An essential guide for all electricians, electrical contractors and their managers, andinstallation designers. Also a useful reference for students in further education and professional training.

The IEE On-site Guide is produced by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (The IET). The IEE is an imprint of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and is used for all books relating to the Wiring Regulations.

Contents of the On-site Guide include:

  • Scope
  • The Building Regulations including Part P
  • Basic information required
  • The service position
  • General layout of equipment
  • Function of components
  • Separation of gas installation pipework from other services
  • Protection
  • Types of protective device
  • Overload and fault current protection
  • Protection against electric shock
  • Automatic disconnection
  • Residual current devices (RCDs)
  • Earthing and bonding
  • Protective earthing
  • Main protective bonding of metal services
  • Earthing conductor and main protective bonding conductor cross-sectional areas
  • Main protective bonding of plastic services
  • Supplementary equipotential bonding
  • Supplementary bonding of plastic pipe installations
  • Earth electrode
  • Types of earth electrode
  • Typical earthing arrangements for various types of earthing system
  • Isolation and switching
  • Switching off for mechanical maintenance
  • Emergency and functional switching
  • Firefighter’s switches
  • Labelling - labels to be provided
  • Final circuits
  • Installation considerations
  • Proximity to electrical and other services
  • Compliance with the Building Regulations
  • Earthing requirements for the installation of equipment having high protective conductor current
  • Locations containing a bath or shower
  • Requirements
  • Underfloor heating
  • Shower cubicle in a room used for other purposes
  • Inspection and testing
  • Guidance on initial testing of installations
  • Safety and equipment
  • Sequence of tests
  • Test procedures
  • Operation of RCDs
  • General test procedures
  • General purpose RCCBs to BS 4293
  • General purpose RCCBs to BS EN 61008 or RCBOs to BS EN 61009
  • RCD protected socket-outlets to BS 7288
  • Additional protection
  • Integral test device
  • Maximum demand and diversity
  • Maximum permissible measured earth fault loop impedance
  • Selection of types of cable and flexible cord for particular uses and external uses
  • Methods of support for cables, conductors and wiring systems
  • Capable capacities of conduit and trunking
  • Current-carrying capacities and voltage drop for copper conductors
  • Certification and reporting
  • Standard circuit arrangements r household and similar installations
  • Resistance of copper and aluminium conductors
  • Selection of devices for isolation and switching
  • Identification of conductors

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BS 7671

BS 7671:2008 Requirements for electrical installations. IEE Wiring Regulations. Seventeenth edition

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Standard NumberBIP 2183:2008
TitleIEE On Site Guide. BS 7671:2008 IEE Wiring Regulations 17th Edition (Spiral-bound)
StatusSuperseded, Withdrawn
Withdrawn Date24 October 2011
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
ISBN978 0863418549
File Size0 KB

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