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Electrical Wiring: Residential / Edition 12

Electrical Wiring: Residential / Edition 12

by Ray C Mullin


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Electrical Wiring: Residential / Edition 12

Here's a comprehensive, step-by-step approach to learning all aspects of residential electrical wiring. Fully updated to reflect changes in the 1996 National Electrical Code, the 12th edition of this popular text covers every phase of house wiring, from the simplest circuit to complicated and in-depth computations to determine service-entrance, branch-circuit, and feeder sizes. Students knowledge builds with each successive unit, room by room, until every possible facet of house wiring has been covered in detail.. The new edition includes the latest wiring technologies, new coverage of fire-rated walls, lighting, HVAC equipment, as well as updated OSHA safety information. A new expanded index locates topics either by alphabetical word listing, or by 1996 NEC section number.. Loaded with examples, tables, wiring diagrams, illustrations, photographs, review questions, and a complete set of electrical plans, this unrivaled book ensures a solid understanding of residential electrical wiring. .

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780827368415
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 10/28/1995
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 608
Product dimensions: 8.44(w) x 10.85(h) x 1.05(d)

About the Author

Ray C. Mullin is a former electrical circuit instructor for Electrical Trades, Wisconsin Schools of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education. He is presently a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and the National Fire Protection Association, Electrical Section. He is currently Director, Technical Liaison, and Code Coordinator for a large electrical manufacturer.

Table of Contents

General Information for Electrical Installations; Electrical Symbols and Outlets; Determining the rEqired Number and Location of Lighting and Small Appliance Circuits; Conductor Sizes and Types, Wiring Methods, Wire Connections, Voltage Drop, Neutral Sizing for Services; Switch Control of Lighting Circuits, Receptacle Bonding, and Induction Heating Resulting from Unusual Switch Connections; Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters, Transient Voltage Surge Suppressors, Isolated Ground Receptacles, Immersion Detection Circuit Interrupters; Light Fixtures and Ballasts; Lighting Branch Circuit for Front Bedroom; Lighting Branch Circuit for Master Bedroom; Lighting Branch Circuit for Master Bedroom; Lighting Branch Circuit - Front Entry, Porch; Lighting Branch Circuit and Small Appliance Circuits for Kitchen; Lighting Branch Circuit for Living Room; Lighting Branch Circuit for the bedroom/Study; Dryer Outlet and Lighting Circuit for the Laundry, Powder Room, Rear Entry Hall, and Attic; Lighting Branch Circuit for Garage; Recreation Room; Lighitng Branch Circuit , Receptacle Circuits; Special Purpose Outlets - Water Pump, Water Heater; Special Purpose Outlets for Ranges, Counter-Mounted Cooking Units, and Wall Mounted Oven; Special Purpose Outlets - Food Waste Disposer, Dishwasher; Special Purpose Outlets for Bathroom Ceiling Heat/Vent/Lighs, the attic Fan, and the Hydromassage Tub; Special Purpose Outlets - Electric Heating Air Conditioning, Oil and Gas Heating Systems; Television, Telephone, and Low-Voltage Signal Systems, Heat and Smoke Detectors, Security Systems; Remote Control Systems - Low Voltage; Service Entrance Equipment; Service Entrance Calculations; Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, Smart House Wiring.

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