Electrical Installation Guide – Schneider Electric – 2013


This guide is written for electrical engineers who have to design, select electrical equipment, install the equipment and inspect or maintain electrical installations low voltage in compliance with international standards of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). ” What technical solution guarantees that are all relevant safety standards met? ” This question has been a permanent Perguia for the preparation of this document.

It is an international standard, such as IEC 60364 “Low Voltage Electrical Installations” widely observe specific standards to ensure the safety and proper functioning of operation of all types of electrical installations series. As the standard should be comprehensive, and must be applicable to all types of devices and technical solutions used worldwide, the text of the complex Ices standards, and are not presented in a ready order use. The rule can not be regarded as a workbook, but only as a reference document.

The purpose of this guide is to provide a clear, practical and step-by-step explanation for the complete study of an electrical installation, according to ICE ICE 60364y another series corresponding Standards. The first chapter (A) presents the methodology used, and refers to all chapters of the guide according to the different steps of the study. We all hope that you, the reader, will find this book really useful.

The electrical installation guide is a single document covering the technical and standards relating low voltage electrical installations. It is intended for electrical professionals in companies, design offices, inspection organizations, etc.

This guide technique is aimed at professional users and is only intended to provide guidelines for the definition of an industrial, tertiary or domestic electrical installation activity.

The information and guidance contained in this guide are provided AS IS. Schneider Electric makes no warranty of any kind, either express or implied, such as, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process described in this guide or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. The purpose of this guide is to facilitate the implementation of the International installation standards for designers and contractors, but in all cases the original text of the international or local regulations.

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  • General rules of electricalinstallation design A
    Connection to the MV utilitydistribution network B
    Connection to the LV utilitydistribution network C
    MV & LV architecture selectionguide D
    LV Distribution E
    Protection against electric shocks F
    Sizing and protection of conductors G
    LV switchgear: functions &selection H
    Overvoltage protection J
    Energy Efficiency in electricaldistribution K
    Power factor correction L
    Harmonic management M
    Characteristics of particularsources and loads N
    Photovoltaic Installations P
    Residential and other special locations Q
    EMC guidelines R
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