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Electrical Installations
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9 - 10 February 2010
Each participant can choose to receive either
Copthorne Orchid Singapore a copy of IEE Wiring Regulations (2008 17th Edition)
8.30 am - 5.30 pm or a copy of SS CP5: 1998.

Introduction About the Instructor

Since the 1st edition issued in 1889, the IEE Wiring Er. Dr. Lock Kai Sang
Regulations has been adopted in UK and many
Dr. Lock is well-received as a short course instructor. Participants
Commonwealth countries as the national standards to appreciate his course delivery based on his unique blend of 30 years
which all domestic and industrial wiring must conform. of hands-on professional and academic experience.
Singapores CP5: 1998 Code of Practice for Electrical
Installations is primarily based on 16th Edition of IEE Wiring He is a specialist consulting engineer in the areas of power quality,
EMC, motor & drives, mission-critical electrical design, and safety. He
Regulations (BS 7671:1992). is well-sought for advice and trouble-shooting challenging electrical
problems of datacenters, high-tech manufacturing facilities, rail
Due to the need to cater to differences in low voltage transport systems, industrial & commercial buildings, and offshore
electrical installations throughout the world, the technical platforms.
contents and structure of IEC 60364 are rather fragmented Dr. Lock received his B.Sc. (1st Class Honours) in Electrical and
and the provisions not easily followed. IEE Wiring Electronics Engineering in 1975 from the University of Strathclyde,
Regulations has evolved over the years to harmonize and UK. He completed his Ph.D. degree at the same university in 1979
align with IEC 60364, yet retaining a cohesive approach. researching on the design optimization of electrical machines.
A new edition of the Wiring Regulations the 17th Edition
He joined the National University of Singapore as a lecturer in 1980
(BS7671:2008) was published in January 2008. and was the Head of its Power and Machines Division, Department of
Electrical Engineering, when he left in 1997 to set up his consulting
The 17th Edition reflects significant changes to both the practice.
technical content and structure of the book. Key changes
He is very well-versed with standards and codes of practice. He was
include, among others, photovoltaic (pv) power supply the Chairman of Singapore Standards Council for 6 years, actively
systems, exhibition shows and a change allowing a socket contributing to the promotion and establishment of Standards and
outlet in bathrooms. Codes of Practice in Singapore. He served 9 years as a member of
the Electrical Industry Practice Committee. He was a member of the
Technical Committee for Singapore Standards CP 16:1991 Code of
Course Objective Practice for Earthing. He is the co-author of a book The Grounds for
Grounding: from Circuits to Systems to be published by IEEE/John
To introduce participants to the requirements of
Wiley in 2009.
17th Edition of IEE Wiring Regulations and SSCP5
(including Amendments No. 1); He is a Past President of the Institution of Engineers, Singapore, a Past
Chairman of the IEE, Singapore Centre and founding Chairman of IEEE
To explain the requirements of some new Power Chapter, Singapore. He is still actively serving as a volunteer,
regulations, e.g. new cable colour code and being the Chairman of Engineering Accreditation Board and Chairman
of Accreditation Committee for Energy Service Companies (ESCOs).
photovoltaic (pv) power supply system;
To clarify bow the Regulations are intended to be He has conducted many courses on CP5/IEE Wiring Regulations over
the past 10 years, both for public and in-house training. He recently
applied in practice, with the emphasis on design updated himself by attending the 3-day IET Electrical Design course
and specification. held in London.

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Course Outline
Introduction Fuses - characteristics and applications
Background to CP 5 MCB and MCCB - characteristics and applications
Structure and numbering system Examples of short circuit calculation
Fundamental requirements for safety Examples of earth fault calculation
Identifying Codes, Terminology & Definitions Calculation example of discrimination and
Major changes to 17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations coordination of protective devices with cables
Amendment No. 1 to CP5 - New cable colour
code & PV power supply system Selection & Sizing Of Conductors & Cables
Selection of cables and wiring systems
Assessment of General Characteristics Determination of conductor sizes
Plant equipment and their requirements Application of derating factors
Circuit arrangements Grouped circuits
Maximum demand and diversity Thermal constraint
External influences & compatibility The adiabatic equation
Power quality & EMC requirements Voltage drop
Safety services Cable capacities of conduit and trunking
Earthing & bonding requirements and practice Calculation of cross-sectional areas of circuit
conductors, with examples
Shock Protection, Earthing & Bonding Calculation of voltage drop, examples of
Nature of shock risk approximate and accurate methods
Protective measures
Additional protection Overview of Other Topics
Provisions for basic protection Protection against voltage disturbances and
Maximum permissible earth fault loop impedance electromagnetic disturbances
Calculation of touch voltage Protection against thermal effects and precautions
Calculation of earth fault loop impedance, with where risks of fire exist
examples Solar photovoltaic (PV) power supply systems
Calculation of protective conductor cross-sectional Effect of harmonic currents on balanced 3-phase
areas, with examples systems
Location containing a bath or shower
Protection For Overcurrent and Fault Design to avoid nuisance tripping
Nature of overcurrent and protection
Protection against overload Design Exercise
Protection against fault current A comprehensive example to apply the important
Determination of fault current design requirements and constraints
Equations for the calculation of short-circuit current Q&A

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TEL : 64699615 FAX : 64695190 9 - 10 February 2010 @ Copthorne Orchid Singapore
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Fee & Payment : 1. Mr/Ms
Individual Fee S$ 1090
Group for 3 or more delegates S$ 990 Designation/Dept
Fee includes tuition, training materials, lunches, morning/ 2. Mr/Ms
afternoon refreshments and certificate of completion. Each
participant can choose to receive either a copy of IEE Wiring Designation/Dept
Regulations (2008 17th Edition) or a copy of SS CP5: 1998. 3. Mr/Ms
Please made payment in S$ to EEM Advancement Centre Designation/Dept
Pte Ltd
Mail complete registration with appropriate payment to: EEM Nature of Business
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