Electrical Wiring Residential / Edition 17

Electrical Wiring Residential / Edition 17

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by Ray C. Mullin, Phil Simmons
     
 

This text covers the rules of the National Electric Code (NEC) as they apply to the installation of wiring in a house. The first seven chapters cover basic electrical code requirements. Topics include, for example, safety when working with electricity, construction symbols, connecting switches and receptacles, ground-fault circuit-interrupters and surge suppressers.… See more details below

Overview

This text covers the rules of the National Electric Code (NEC) as they apply to the installation of wiring in a house. The first seven chapters cover basic electrical code requirements. Topics include, for example, safety when working with electricity, construction symbols, connecting switches and receptacles, ground-fault circuit-interrupters and surge suppressers. The remainder of the text is devoted to a description of the wiring of an actual house. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435498266
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Pages:
816
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.40(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.

Phil Simmons is the founder of Simmons Electrical Services, where he consults on the National Electrical Code and other codes. Mr. Simmons also writes, edits, illustrates, and produces technical publications, providing plan review of electrical construction documents and inspection of complex electrical installations. In addition to developing training programs related to electrical codes and safety, he has presented on these subjects at numerous seminars and conferences for universities, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI), the U.S. Department of Defense, and private clients. He has also consulted on lawsuits involving electrical injury and property damage and is the co-author and illustrator of numerous textbooks on electrical topics. Mr. Simmons serves NFPA on Code Making Panel-5 of the National Electrical Code Committee (grounding and bonding), and he previously served on the NFPA Standards Council, the NEC Technical Correlating Committee, the IAEI, and Underwriters Laboratories. He is a retired member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Unit 1General Information for Electrical Installations1
Unit 2Electrical Symbols and Outlets10
Unit 3Determining the Required Number and Location of Lighting and Small Appliance Circuits38
Unit 4Conductor Sizes and Types, Wiring Methods, Wire Connections, Voltage Drop, Neutral Sizing for Services54
Unit 5Switch Control of Lighting Circuits, Receptacle Bonding, and Induction Heating Resulting from Unusual Switch Connections90
Unit 6Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters, Transient Voltage Surge Suppressors, Isolated Ground Receptacles, Immersion Detection Circuit Interrupters110
Unit 7Lighting Fixtures and Ballasts133
Unit 8Lighting Branch Circuit for Front Bedroom143
Unit 9Lighting Branch Circuit for Master Bedroom163
Unit 10Lighting Branch Circuit - Bathrooms, Hallway173
Unit 11Lighting Branch Circuit - Front Entry, Porch182
Unit 12Lighting Branch Circuit and Small Appliance Circuits for Kitchen188
Unit 13Lighting Branch Circuit for the Living Room203
Unit 14Lighting Branch Circuit for the Study/Bedroom216
Unit 15Dryer Outlet and Lighting Circuit for the Laundry, Washroom, Rear Entry Hall, and Attic220
Unit 16Lighting Branch Circuit for the Garage234
Unit 17Recreation Room253
Unit 18Lighting Branch Circuit, Receptacle Circuits for Workshop266
Unit 19Special-Purpose Outlets - Water Pump, Water Heater287
Unit 20Special-Purpose Outlets for Ranges, Counter-Mounted Cooking Unit [actual symbol not reproducible], and Wall-Mounted Oven [actual symbol not reproducible]303
Unit 21Special-Purpose Outlets - Food Waste Disposer [actual symbol not reproducible], Dishwasher [actual symbol not reproducible]318
Unit 22Special-Purpose Outlets for the Bathroom Ceiling Heat/Vent/Lights, [actual symbol not reproducible], the Attic Fan [actual symbol not reproducible], and the Hydromassage Tub [actual symbol not reproducible]324
Unit 23Special-Purpose Outlets - Electric Heating [actual symbol not reproducible], Air Conditioning [actual symbol not reproducible]335
Unit 24Oil and Gas Heating Systems351
Unit 25Television, Telephone, and Low-Voltage Signal Systems364
Unit 26Heat and Smoke Detectors, Security Systems385
Unit 27Remote-Control Systems - Low Voltage396
Unit 28Service-Entrance Equipment407
Unit 29Service-Entrance Calculations450
Unit 30Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs462
Unit 31Smart House Wiring475
Specifications for Electrical Work - Single-Family Dwelling487
Appendix493
Code Index495

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