Resource Library

Copper Development Association provides a range of resources in support of the correct and efficient use of copper and copper alloys for major applications.

Most of our publications are downloadable electronically and a few are available as hard copies.  Use the search option or click on a category to see the publications/software listed under that topic.

If you can't find the information you are looking for, try the following:

  • FAQs - on alloys and applications
  • Copper Key - for equivalents of copper alloys worldwide, their chemical compositions, material designation and national standards
  • Copper Data Center - a searchable database of over 60,000 scientific abstracts from research papers related to the application of copper
  • Copper Life Cycle Data - for up-to-date life cycle data on key copper products
  • Kompass - for supplier listings

or use our technical support service, Contact an Expert.
    Power Quality and Utilisation Guide
    Energy and renewables, Electrical systems
    earthing, electrical, energy efficiency, Industry, power quality, renewable energy source
    The Power Quality and Utilisation Guide is a unique 8 section reference source providing background theory and the whole range of solutions from industry, including DG, RES and Energy Efficiency.
    Power Quality in Low Voltage Installations - Harmonics
    Electrical systems
    electrical, installation, low voltage, power quality
    This presentations describes what harmonic waveforms look like, what kind of loads produce them, what typical harmonic profiles can be expected, what problems they cause and the mitigation measures you can use?
    Power Quality in Low Voltage Installations - Voltage Dips
    Electrical systems
    electrical, installation, low voltage, power quality
    This presentation looks at the causes and effects of voltage dips, examining typical network performance, equipment performance and the compatibility gap between them. This gap must be covered in practice by good installation design and the right choice of mitigation equipment.
    Pub 123 - Electrical Design - A Good Practice Guide
    Energy and renewables, Electrical systems
    building, design, electrical, energy efficiency, installation, power quality
    This book covers the design of electrical installations in buildings, presenting good practice design solutions to reduce the impact of power quality problems and explaining how electrical efficiency can be improved. 1997. 92 pp.
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