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Puregadgets White Exclusive Electric Egg Boiler Cooker for up to 7 Eggs Exra Tough construction produces 7 perfectly boiled eggs
Puregadgets White Exclusive Electric Egg Boiler Cooker for up to 7 Eggs Exra Tough construction produces 7 perfectly boiled eggs

5.0 out of 5 stars fantastic, 7 Dec 2012
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saw one of these in Germany for the first so i wanted one.
now we only boil eggs using this.


Wiring Regulations in Brief: A complete guide to the requirements of the 17th Edition of the IEE Wiring Regulations, BS 7671 and Part P of the Building Regulations
Wiring Regulations in Brief: A complete guide to the requirements of the 17th Edition of the IEE Wiring Regulations, BS 7671 and Part P of the Building Regulations
by Ray Tricker (MSc IEng FIET FCIM FIQA FIRSE)
Edition: Paperback

10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars wiring regs, 2 April 2009
This book is titled "wiring regulations in brief" and at 662 pages it defiantly is anything but brief.
For students struggling to understand the IEE BS7671 regulations this book is a must, it covers the entire IEE 17th edition wiring regulations book and uses real English and non technical language to further explain all of the regulations.
If you want a full technical understanding of all of the regulations for the C&G 2382 course this is the book for you.
It has certainly helped me to understand the regulations in more detail and to unravel some of the terminology used in the bS7671
A novice to the regulations may find this book a little too deep.
The numbering system used in the book is a little confusing.


Practical Guide to Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations: Conforms to 17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations (BS 7671:2008) and Part P of Building Regulations
Practical Guide to Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations: Conforms to 17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations (BS 7671:2008) and Part P of Building Regulations
by Christopher Kitcher
Edition: Paperback

18 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars testing, 2 April 2009
I found this title very good, it is ideal for students studying for all of the C&G electrical courses.
The information is well written and explained and is accompanied by some good real pictures of the inspection and testing process.
The book is reasonably priced.
I am not a lover of connecting lives to earth bars when testing in case they are inadvertently left in place, I prefer students to remove the earth and live and join them in a separate connector block. ( a personal choice)
I would recommend this book for students wanting an in depth look at Inspection and testing.
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Wiring Systems and Fault Finding: for Installation Electricians
Wiring Systems and Fault Finding: for Installation Electricians
by Brian Scaddan
Edition: Paperback

9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars fault finding, 2 April 2009
Another title with some errors, at the beginning of the book reference is made to BS 60617 symbols, this standard has been dropped in the new IEE 17th edition wiring regulations and yet this book states "entirely up to date with BS 7671 :2008".
Some of the material in the book is to be found in some of Brian's other titles.
The book may be of use for students enrolled on the C&G 2330 level 3 as this has a unit on fault finding, although the book does not go deep enough on the subject of fault finding , rectification and commissioning.


17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations: Explained & Illustrated: Explained and Illustrated (IEE Wiring Regulations, 17th edition)
17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations: Explained & Illustrated: Explained and Illustrated (IEE Wiring Regulations, 17th edition)
by Brian Scaddan IEng; MIIE (elec)
Edition: Paperback

21 of 21 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars 17th, 2 April 2009
The trouble with a lot of Brian's work is that it is repeated in many of his titles, this book is no exception.
A reasonable book, but like many of Brian's titles has some errors , some tutors dislike Brian's work for this reason.
A lot of the text can be found in the Electrical installation title.
The title by Ray Tricker is better suited for someone who wants to fully understand the new amended regulations.
When students purchase text books they are looking for new information, so when they buy, say 5 of these new pocket books they are not going to be pleased that the same written text is in most of them.
Students also buy books to try and work through different examples but in these books the worked examples are the same.
Some of the graphics are good but equally some are a bit amateurish.
On the plus side the book is not to expensively priced.
Ok as a one off but not if you are purchasing other titles by the same author.


17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations: Inspection, Testing and Certification (IEE Wiring Regulations, 17th edition)
17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations: Inspection, Testing and Certification (IEE Wiring Regulations, 17th edition)
by Brian Scaddan IEng; MIIE (elec)
Edition: Paperback

10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Inspect and test, 2 April 2009
Students studying for the C&G 2391 will find this title useful.
Some of the text is to be found in his other books from this series but in this book it is relevant.
There is a lot of info in the book that students will already have access to via the IEE Guidance note 3.
There are some good pictures and equally some not so good.
Overall used to compliment other titles some students will find this title useful and it is not expensively priced.


Electric Wiring: Domestic
Electric Wiring: Domestic
by Brian Scaddan IEng; MIIE (elec)
Edition: Paperback

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Domestic wiring, 2 April 2009
Brians work is well kn own in the electrical education industry and his books are often recommended to students on electrical courses.
This new title that conforms to the 17th is an ideal compliment to other full course text books.
The trouble with a lot of Brian's work is that it is repeated in many of his titles, this book is no exception.
When students purchase text books they are looking for new information, so when they buy, say 5 of these new pocket books they are not going to be pleased that the same written text is in most of them.
Students also buy books to try and work through different examples but in these books the worked examples are the same.
Some of the graphics are good but equally some are a bit amateurish.
Ok as a one off but not if you are purchasing other titles by the same author.


Electrical Installation Work
Electrical Installation Work
by Brian Scaddan
Edition: Paperback

15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars C&G 2330, 22 Mar 2009
Electrical Installation work by Brian Scaddan

Brian is a well respected writer of text books for students studying in the electrical industry, his latest book is ideal for students on the C&G 2330 level 2 & 3 and taking their NVQ.

The book is an ideal companion to other text books for the electrical student, the layout does not follow the 2330 units verbatim but contains information on all subjects that are covered in Level 2 &3.

There is a comprehensive contents list and a mapping page to see relationships to all level 2 & 3 Units.

The book starts with a very useful recap of the Units used in the maths and formula and a basic introduction to using the maths and transposition of formula.

The main body of the book goes a lot deeper than some of the text books that follow the unit structure of level 2 &3, which is ideal for students needing to develop a deeper understanding of the subject and has many worked examples to follow.

The way that the book is written and laid out is very pleasing to the eye and contains excellent pictures and graphics. The book contains useful questions to test knowledge and understanding.

The book is fully up to date with the IEE 17th edition wiring regulations and is written without using too much technical Jargon and explains each topic and subject extremely well.

I already recommend this book to all of my own students that want to develop a greater understanding of all electrical courses.


Basic Electrical Installation Work: Level 2 City & Guilds 2330 Technical Certificate
Basic Electrical Installation Work: Level 2 City & Guilds 2330 Technical Certificate
by Trevor Linsley
Edition: Paperback
Price: 21.99

18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars C&G 2330, 22 Mar 2009
Basic Electrical work by Trevor Linsley

Trevor is a well respected writer of text books for students studying in the electrical industry, his latest book is ideal for students on the C&G 2330 level 2 & 3 and taking their NVQ.

The book is laid out in the same pattern as the course and is split into 4 units with each unit being colour coded on the spine for easy reference; at the end of each unit there are written test questions to check that learning has taken place.

The way that the book is written and laid out is very pleasing to the eye and contains excellent pictures and graphics. The book contains useful appendices and a full set of definitions.

The book is written without using too muck technical Jargon and explains each topic and subject extremely well.

I already recommend this book to all of my own students as the number 1 choice for an electrical text book.
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