Electric Safety Practice and Standards

Electric Safety Practice and Standards
Electric Safety Practice and Standards

Electric Safety Practice and Standards by Mohamed A. El-Sharkawi. The goal of this book is to provide electrical power engineers with the knowledge and analysis they need to be well versed in electric safety and to effectively transfer their skills to the relevant workers in their organizations. This book is very practical and can be used as a textbook worldwide since electric safety codes are very similar everywhere. This cognitive learning will certainly improve the safety of the worksites. However, unfortunately, most power engineers are not familiar with the electric safety practices governing site works. Besides the engineering analysis in all the aforementioned areas, the book includes several real-life case studies.

The Contents of Electric Safety Practice and Standards

  • Fundamentals of Electricity
  • Basic Components of an Electric Grid
  • Physiological Effects of Electricity
  • Ground Resistance
  • Electrical Safety Code Manual
  • General Hazards of Electricity
  • Induced Voltage due to Electric Field
  • Induced Voltage due to Magnetic Field
  • De-energized Line Work
  • Live-Line Work
  • Electrical Safety in the Workplace
  • Arc Flash
  • Atmospheric Discharge
  • Stray and Contact Voltages
  • Electric Safety under Power Lines
  • Coupling between Power Lines and Pipelines, Railroads, and Telecommunication Cables

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