Department: MSc Building Services Engineering
Module Description: Acquire a deep understanding of concepts of Electrical services and its interaction with other operational building activities.
Electrical Services: Covers aspects of electrical energy supply, electricity tariffs, switchgear and the design of electrical installations to satisfy Wiring Regulations. Also are covered the principles of electrical machines and power electronic devices used in building services applications.
Fire and Lifts: Considers Fire Safety Engineering and smoke control, Escalators, Lifts & Vertical Transportation design, space allowance for building services, commissioning & testing and alarm systems.
British Standards Institution. (2015). Requirements for electrical installations: iET wiring regulations. 17th edn. London: Institution of Engineering and Technology.
Chadderton, D. V. (2013). Building services engineering. 6th edn. London: Routledge.
CIBSE Knowledge Series & CIBSE Guides on the topic.
Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers. (2015). Transportation systems in buildings : CIBSE guide D: 2015. 5th edition. London: CIBSE.
NFPA codes & standards, Available on: http://www.nfpa.org/codes-and-standards/all-codes-and-standards/list-of-codes-and-standards