National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) 2012 Handbook

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Achieve full 2012 NESC compliance with this hands-on guide

Designed to be used alongside the Code itself, McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) 2012 Handbook provides a rule-by-rule annotation of the NESC that clarifies potentially confusing Code text and allows you to perform your work safely and confidently. This step-by-step guide explains how to apply and meet the NESC rules for electrical supply stations and equipment, as well as overhead and underground ...

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Overview

Achieve full 2012 NESC compliance with this hands-on guide

Designed to be used alongside the Code itself, McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) 2012 Handbook provides a rule-by-rule annotation of the NESC that clarifies potentially confusing Code text and allows you to perform your work safely and confidently. This step-by-step guide explains how to apply and meet the NESC rules for electrical supply stations and equipment, as well as overhead and underground electric supply and communications lines. Hundreds of illustrations and photos, practical examples, and concise language regarding complicated and controversial issues are included in this expert resource.

COVERAGE INCLUDES:

GENERAL SECTIONS

Application
• definitions
• grounding methods

RULES FOR THE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRIC SUPPLY STATIONS AND EQUIPMENT

Protective arrangements
• working space
• rotating equipment
• batteries
• transformers
• regulators
• conductors
• circuit breakers
• switchgear
• surge arresters

SAFETY RULES FOR THE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF OVERHEAD ELECTRIC SUPPLY AND COMMUNICATION LINES

Classes of lines and equipment
• clearances
• grades of construction
• loadings
• strength requirements
• line insulation

SAFETY RULES FOR THE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF UNDERGROUND ELECTRIC SUPPLY AND COMMUNICATION LINES

Underground circuit systems
• supply cable
• cable in underground structures
• direct-buried cable
• cable in duct
• risers
• terminations
• equipment
• installation in tunnels

WORK RULES FOR THE OPERATION OF ELECTRIC SUPPLY AND COMMUNICATIONS LINES AND EQUIPMENT

Employer and employee rules
• OSHA requirements

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071766852
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/12/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 832
  • Sales rank: 240,512
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

David J. Marne, P.E., B.S.E.E., is a registered professional electrical engineer. Mr. Marne is a nationally recognized speaker on the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) and he serves on multiple NESC technical subcommittees. He is company president and senior electrical engineer for Marne and Associates, Inc. in Missoula, Montana where he specializes in NESC training and expert witness services. Mr. Marne has more than 29 years of experience in the utility industry and is a senior member of the IEEE.

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Table of Contents

General Sections
Section 01. Introduction to the National Electrical Safety Code
Section 02. Definitions of Special Terms
Section 03. References
Section 09. Grounding Methods for Electric Supply and Communications Facilities

Part 1. Rules for the Installation and Maintnenance of Electric Supply Stations and Equipment
Section 10. Purpose and Scope of Rules
Section 11. Protective Arrangements in Electric Supply Stations
Section 12. Installation and Maintenance of Equipment
Section 13. Rotating Equipment
Section 14. Storage Batteries
Section 15. Transformers and Regulators
Section 16. Conductors
Section 17. Circuit Breakers, Reclosers, Switches, and Fuses
Section 18. Switchgear and Metal-Enclosed Bus
Section 19. Surge Arresters

Part 2. Safety Rules for the Installation and Maintenance of Overhead Electric Supply and Communication Lines
Section 20. Purpose, Scope, and Application of Rules
Section 21. General Requirements
Section 22. Relations Between Various Classes of Lines and Equipment
Section 23. Clearances
Section 24. Grades of Construction
Section 25. Loadings for Grades B and C
Section 26. Strength Requirements
Section 27. Line Insulation
Section 28. Section Number 28 Not Used in This Edition
Section 29. Section Number 29 Not Used in This Edition

Part 3. Safety Rules for the Installation and Maintenance of Underground Electric Supply and Communication Lines
Section 30. Purpose, Scope, and Application of Rules
Section 31. General Requirements Applying to Underground Lines
Section 32. Underground Circuit Systems
Section 33. Supply Cable
Section 34. Cable in Underground Structures
Section 35. Direct-Buried Cable and Cable in Duct Not Part of a Conduit System
Section 36. Risers
Section 37. Supply Cable Terminations
Section 38. Equipment
Section 39. Installation in Tunnels

Part 4. Work Rules for the Operation of Electric Supply and Communications Lines and Equipment
Section 40. Purpose and Scope
Section 41. Supply and Communication Systems--Rules for Employers
Section 42. General Rules for Employees
Section 43. Additional Rules for Communications Employees
Section 44. Additional Rules for Supply Employees

Appendix A. Photographs of NESC Applications
Appendix B. OSHA Standards Related to the NESC Work Rules

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