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Here’s a guide to learning all aspects of residential wiring and how to apply them to the wiring of a typical house from this, the most widely-used residential wiring book in the country. It’s loaded with more examples, photos, illustrations, and wiring diagrams than any other book on the subject. Accurate and comprehensive, it covers just about every residential wiring task. Readers learn safe practices, methods, and materials required by the 1999 NEC® all within an applied “on-the-job” context.
-in-depth coverage of residential wiring, newly revised to meet the 1999 NEC®, gives the most complete and up-to-date information available
-includes a complete set of room-by-room electrical floor plans and two blank floor plans to help learning through actual applications of NEC rules
-easy to read and understand, yet has all the instructions and details needed to perform virtually any residential wiring job properly
-all practices covered are consistent with OSHA requirements to ensure safety of people and equipment
Instructor's Guide , ISBN: 0-8273-8608-7
Computerized Test Bank, ISBN: 0-8273-8611-7

Here's the complete compendium on residential electrical wiring for professional electricians, contractors, inspectors, apprentices, and homeowners. Fully compliant with the 1996 National Electrical Code, this highly praised handbook provides an easy approach to house wiring; its patented room-by-room format enables readers to steadily master every aspect of the subject. 50 illus.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781435498266
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Edition number: 17
  • 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

Unit 1 General Information for Electrical Installations 1
Unit 2 Electrical Symbols and Outlets 10
Unit 3 Determining the Required Number and Location of Lighting and Small Appliance Circuits 38
Unit 4 Conductor Sizes and Types, Wiring Methods, Wire Connections, Voltage Drop, Neutral Sizing for Services 54
Unit 5 Switch Control of Lighting Circuits, Receptacle Bonding, and Induction Heating Resulting from Unusual Switch Connections 90
Unit 6 Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters, Transient Voltage Surge Suppressors, Isolated Ground Receptacles, Immersion Detection Circuit Interrupters 110
Unit 7 Lighting Fixtures and Ballasts 133
Unit 8 Lighting Branch Circuit for Front Bedroom 143
Unit 9 Lighting Branch Circuit for Master Bedroom 163
Unit 10 Lighting Branch Circuit - Bathrooms, Hallway 173
Unit 11 Lighting Branch Circuit - Front Entry, Porch 182
Unit 12 Lighting Branch Circuit and Small Appliance Circuits for Kitchen 188
Unit 13 Lighting Branch Circuit for the Living Room 203
Unit 14 Lighting Branch Circuit for the Study/Bedroom 216
Unit 15 Dryer Outlet and Lighting Circuit for the Laundry, Washroom, Rear Entry Hall, and Attic 220
Unit 16 Lighting Branch Circuit for the Garage 234
Unit 17 Recreation Room 253
Unit 18 Lighting Branch Circuit, Receptacle Circuits for Workshop 266
Unit 19 Special-Purpose Outlets - Water Pump, Water Heater 287
Unit 20 Special-Purpose Outlets for Ranges, Counter-Mounted Cooking Unit [actual symbol not reproducible], and Wall-Mounted Oven [actual symbol not reproducible] 303
Unit 21 Special-Purpose Outlets - Food Waste Disposer [actual symbol not reproducible], Dishwasher [actual symbol not reproducible] 318
Unit 22 Special-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 23 Special-Purpose Outlets - Electric Heating [actual symbol not reproducible], Air Conditioning [actual symbol not reproducible] 335
Unit 24 Oil and Gas Heating Systems 351
Unit 25 Television, Telephone, and Low-Voltage Signal Systems 364
Unit 26 Heat and Smoke Detectors, Security Systems 385
Unit 27 Remote-Control Systems - Low Voltage 396
Unit 28 Service-Entrance Equipment 407
Unit 29 Service-Entrance Calculations 450
Unit 30 Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs 462
Unit 31 Smart House Wiring 475
Specifications for Electrical Work - Single-Family Dwelling 487
Appendix 493
Code Index 495
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