Electrical Grounding and Bonding / Edition 3

Electrical Grounding and Bonding / Edition 3

by Phil Simmons
     
 

ISBN-10: 1435498321

ISBN-13: 9781435498327

Pub. Date: 01/01/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This user-friendly, practical guide provides a thorough and effective introduction to the essentials of electrical grounding and bonding. Written in accordance with the 2014 National Electrical Code, ELECTRICAL GROUNDING AND BONDING, Fourth Edition, features complete, up-to-date coverage of Article 250 requirements. The text's detailed explanations, real-world

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This user-friendly, practical guide provides a thorough and effective introduction to the essentials of electrical grounding and bonding. Written in accordance with the 2014 National Electrical Code, ELECTRICAL GROUNDING AND BONDING, Fourth Edition, features complete, up-to-date coverage of Article 250 requirements. The text's detailed explanations, real-world examples, and vibrant, full-color illustrations help readers master and apply key electrical concepts such as calculating conductor sizes, reading and interpreting NEC tables, using grounded conductor connections in DC and AC systems, managing installations and sizing, and applying "green" practices for energy efficiency and environmental sustainability. Ideal for both self-study and formal training, this proven guide is a must-have resource for career success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435498327
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Grounding and Bonding. 1. General. 2. System Grounding. 3. Grounding Electrode System and Grounding Electrode Conductor. 4. Enclosure, Raceway, and Service Cable Connections. 5. Bonding. 6. Equipment Grounding and Equipment Grounding Conductors. 7. Methods of Equipment Grounding. 8. Grounding of Specific Equipment Covered in Chapter 5 of the NEC. Appendix A: Some Fundamentals of Equipment-Grounding Circuit Design. Appendix B: Investigation and Testing of Footing-Type Grounding Electrodes for Electrical Installations. Appendix C: Understanding Ground Resistance Testing. Appendix D: Report of Research on Conduit Fitting Ground-Fault Current.

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