Residential Construction Academy: House Wiring / Edition 3

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Overview


Completely up to date with the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code, RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: HOUSE WIRING, 4e delivers the latest and best practices in residential electrical wiring. This vividly illustrated, full-color text is based on the HBI National Skill Standards that cover the skill sets necessary to achieve a first job in construction or as an electrician. The text provides thorough coverage of "green" topics, sustainable building practices, alternative energy systems, and much more. "From Experience" sections address common residential wiring practices and scenarios, while "Caution" boxes emphasize the ongoing importance of safety. In addition to a hands-on student workbook/lab manual, the text also points the reader to an all-new 3D immersive simulation performance 'game' to help learners prepare for real-world practice.
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Dave Gehlauf, Tri-County Career Center; "Of all the other house wiring books on the market that I have seen, this one suits my curriculum needs to best."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111306212
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/18/2011
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 896
  • Sales rank: 217,382
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author


Gregory W. Fletcher is chairman of the Trades and Technology Department and director/instructor of the Electrical Technology program at Kennebec Valley Community College in Fairfield, Maine. With more than 30 years of experience in the electrical field, he has taught electrical wiring practices at the secondary level, apprentice level, and post-secondary level. He is also the author of THE ELECTRICIAN'S GUIDE TO PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM INSTALLATION, RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: HOUSE WIRING WORKBOOK/LAB MANUAL, and GUIDE TO USING THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE. Licensed since 1976--first as a Journeyman and then as a Master Electrician--Mr. Fletcher holds an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Electrical Construction and Maintenance, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Technical Education, and a Master of Science Degree in Industrial Education. In addition, he is a member of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors and the National Fire Protection Association.
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Table of Contents


1. Residential Workplace Safety. 2. Hardware and Materials Used in Residential Wiring. 3. Tools Used in Residential Wiring. 4. Test and Measurement Instruments Used in Residential Wiring. 5. Understanding Residential Building Plans. 6. Determining Branch Circuit, Feeder Circuit, and Service Entrance Requirements. 7. Introduction to Residential Service Entrances. 8. Service Entrance Equipment and Installation. 9. General Requirements for Rough-In Wiring. 10. Electrical Box Installation 11. Cable Installation. 12. Raceway Installation. 13. Switching Circuit Installation. 14. Branch-Circuit Installation. 15. Special Residential Wiring Situations. 16. Video, Voice and Data Wiring Installation. 17. Lighting Fixture Installation. 18. Device Installation. 19. Service Panel Trim-Out. 20. Checking Out and Troubleshooting Electrical Wiring Systems. 21. Green Wiring Practices. 22. Alternative Energy System Installation.
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