The aim of the course is to provide practical knowledge on the design and operation of electrical distribution systems in large commercial buildings or industrial sites. Topics covered include: regulatory aspects; switchboards, cabling systems; transformers and switchgear; earthing systems; electrical safety issues including personnel protection and fire protection; protection of electrical systems (including both overcurrent and surge protection) and condition monitoring; lightning protection; electrical lighting systems; communication systems in buildings; emergency systems; energy efficiency and energy management; power quality and effects of voltage and current harmonics; power frequency magnetic fields and their impact in building and industrial sites.
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