Electrical Wiring Residential: Based On The 2005 National Electric Code / Edition 15

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The Fifteenth Edition of this trusted resource is completely updated to the 2005 National Electrical Code, and provides aspiring electricians the necessary foundation for learning all aspects of house wiring in order to 'meet Code.' The most comprehensive book of its kind on the market, Electrical Wiring Residential walks readers, room by room, through the proper wiring of a typical new residence, and features a complete set of full size plans and specifications that shows how Code requirements are applied throughout actual installations. This book explains and follows the NEC using the metric system, and presents an ample quantity of electrical formulas that electricians need to know to be successful and competent on-the-job.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401850203
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 12/13/2004
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 15
  • Pages: 704
  • Product dimensions: 20.60 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Ray C. Mullin is a former electrical instructor for the Wisconsin Schools of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education. Prior to his retirement, he served as district manager, regional manager, regional vice president, and ultimately director technical liaison for a major electrical manufacturer. He also served on the NFPA Code Making Panel 4 of the National Electrical Code. A former journeyman and supervisor for residential, commercial, and industrial installations, he has taught electrical apprentice and journeyman courses, conducted numerous technical and Code seminars, written many articles for electrical trade publications, and consulted for electrical equipment manufacturers on legal issues. A former member of the Executive Board of the Western Section of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors, he is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and National Fire Protection Association, Electrical Section. He attended the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee School of Engineering, and Colorado State University.

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Table of Contents

UNIT 1 General lnformatlon for Electrical lnstallatlons.UNIT 2 Electrical Symbols and Outlets.UNIT 3 Determlnlng the Required Number and Locatlon of Lightlng and Small Appliance Clrcuits.UNlT 4 Conductor Sizes and Types.Wring Methods.Wire Connections.Voltage Drop, and Neutral Sizing for Services Conductors.UNlT 5 Switch Control of Lighting Circuits.Receptacle Bonding and Induction Heating Resulting from Unusual Switch Connections.UNlT 6 Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters.Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters.Transient Voltage Surge Suppressors.Immersion Detection Circuit Interrupters, and Appliance Leakage Detectors.UNIT 7 Luminaires (Fixtures).Ballasts and Lamps.UNlT 8 Lightlng Branch-Circuit for the Front Bedroom.UNIT 9 Lighting Branch-Circuit for the Master Bedroom.UNIT 10 Lightlng Branch. Circuit-Bathrooms, Hallway.UNIT 11 Lighting Branch-Circuit-Front Entry.Porch.UNIT 12 Lighting Branch-Circuit and Small Appliance Circuits for the Kitchen.UNIT 15 Lightlng Branch-Circuit for the Living Room.UNIT 14 Lighting Branch-Circuit for the Study/Bedroom.UNlT 15 Dryer Outlet and Lighting Circuit for the Laundry.Powder Room. Rear Entry Hall and Attic.UNIT 16 Lighting Branch-Circuit for the Garage.UNIT 17 Recreation Room.UNIT 18 Llghtlng Branch Circuit, Receptacle Circuits for Workshop.UNIT 19 Special-Purpose Outlets. Water Pump. Water Heater.UNIT 20 Special-Purpose Outlets for Ranges.Counter-Mounted Cooking Units and Wall-Mounted Ovens.UNIT 21 Special-Purpose Outlets - Food Waste Disposers and Dishwashers.UNlT 22 Special-Purpose Outlets for the Bathroom Ceiling Heat/Vent/Lights, Attic Fans, Hydromassage Tubs.UNIT 23 Special Purpose Outlets - Electric Heating, Air Conditioning.UNIT 24 Gas and Oil Central Heating Systems.UNlT 25 Television.Telephone and Low-Voltage Signal Systems.UNlT 26 Smoke, Heat, and Carbon Monoxide Alarms.Security Systems.UNIT 27 Service-Entrance Equipment.UNlT 28 Overcurrent Protection-Fuses and Circuit Breakers.UNIT 29 Service-Entrance Calculations.UNIT 30 Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, and Hydromassage Baths.UNIT 31 Wiring for the Future: Home Automation Systems.UNIT 32 Standby Power Systems.

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