Book: Standards and standardization in electrical industry

Document Type : Book review


Electrical engineering, Kharazmi university, Tehran, Iran



The electrical industry has been evolving since the last decades of the 19th century. This industry encompasses a wide range of application from electricity generation and distribution to electronic gadgets and computer hardware. Standardization activities in the electrical industry are focused on design, manufacture and operation of electrical and electronic systems including devices, appliances and accessories as well as installations. The wide range of standards in electrical industry makes it crucial for any electrical engineer to have a generic understanding of the common aspects and purposes of these standards as well as their coverage and range of application. It is important for example, to know how to find the relevant standards for a specific type of cable which is to be used in an installation.
The book "Standards and Standardization in Electrical Industry" covers many important aspects of the subject. This book review is dedicated to introduce and discuss the significance, contents and readership of this book.


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