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Electrical Wiring Standards: AS 3000:2018 (Australia & New Zealand Only)

  • Schedule : Online
  • Who is this for: Electrical Engineering Students , Professionals

Duration: 5-8 Hours
Schedule: Online
Level: Beginner
Rs: 63,000

Course Overview

Objective

  • To understand  the requirements laid down in the standard AS/NZS 3000, commonly known as the Australia – New Zealand Wiring Rules.

  • Introduction & Overview
  • Insulation of Electrical Systems & its role in safety
  • Earthing of Electrical Systems
  • Earth Fault Detection & Protection
  • AS / NZS 3000 Standard -Scope & Definitions
  • General Arrangement ,Control & Protection
  • Selection & Installation of Wiring Systems-Part 1
  • Selection & Installation of Wiring Systems-Part  2
  • Selection & Installation of Electrical Equipment
  • Earthing Arrangements & Earthing Conductors
  • Damp Situations
  • Special Electrical Installations

Topics covered are

  • Brief scope and contents of Australian Wiring Rules (AS/NZS 3000)

  • Selection and installation of electrical equipment and safety considerations

  • Selection and installation of wiring systems

  • Earthing and its importance in safety

  • Testing and verification

  • Functions of electrical insulation

  • Air as an insulator

  • Solid and liquid dielectrics

  • Insulation class and temperature ratings

  • Role of electrical protection

  • Calculating the demand of electrical systems for proper conductor sizing (as per AS/NZS 3000 Appendix – C)

  • The need for earthing of electrical systems

  • At the source (system earthing)

  • At the load (protective earthing)

  • Methods adopted for system earthing

  • Protective conductor

  • Equipotential bonding

  • Earth fault sensing methods

  • Calculation of earth fault current

  • Earth fault loop impedance

  • Limits of LV feeder lengths for proper earth fault detection (as per AS/NZS 3000 Appendix – B)

  • Definitions

  • Protection for safety

  • Design of an electrical installation

  • Selection of electrical equipment

  • Installation of electrical equipment

  • Arrangement of electrical installation

  • Control of electrical installation

  • Fault protection Protection against overcurrent

  • Additional protection by residual current devices Protection against overvoltage

  • Protection against under-voltage

  • Protection against fire hazards due to arcing faults

  • Switchboards

  • Types of wiring systems

  • Current-carrying capacity

  • Sizing of conductors

  • Voltage drop considerations in sizing

  • Installation

  • Enclosure of cables

  • Aerial wiring systems

  • Busbar trunking systems and rising mains

  • Earth sheath return systemProtection against thermal effects

  • Connection of electrical equipment

  • Earthing Functions

  • Earthing arrangements

  • Multiple Earthed Neutral (MEN)

  • Earthing of equipment

  • Equipotential Bonding

  • Earth fault loop impedance

  • Baths, showers, fixed containers

  • Pools, tubs

  • Fountains

  • Saunas

  • Locations containing baths, showers or other fixed water containers

  • Extra-low voltage electrical installations

  • High voltage electrical installations

  • Hazardous areas, emergency areas

  • Visual inspection

  • Testing