Residential Construction Academy House Wiring
Written in partnership with the Home Builders Institute and endorsed by the National Association of Home Builders, this outstanding resource covers all areas of residential wiring that are required of an entry-level electrician. The principles and practices used in the installation of residential electrical wiring systems are embraced from start to finish in a way that clearly explains what needs to be done and also how to do it. Content is organized the way a typical residential wiring project is undertaken, covering the major areas of preparing and planning a job, service entrances and equipment, rough-in and trim-out, and maintaining/troubleshooting a residential electrical wiring system. This framework of organized learning educates readers on the application of electrical codes and theory while also providing the "soft skills" needed for working successfully with other people in the residential construction industry.
Table of Contents:
Section I: Preparing and Planning a Residential Wiring Job. Residential Workplace Safety. Hardware and Materials Used in Residential Wiring. Tools Used in Residential Wiring and Measurement Instruments Used in Residential Wiring. Understanding Residential Building Plans. Section II: Residential Service Entrances and Equipment. Introduction to Residential Service Entrances. Residential Service Entrance Calculations. Service Entrance Equipment and Installation. Section III: Residential Electrical System Rough-In. General Requirements for Rough-In Wiring. Electrical Box Installation. Cable Installation. Raceway Installation. Switching Circuit Installation. Branch Circuit Installation. Special Residential Wiring Situations. Video, Voice, and Data Wiring Installation. Section IV: Residential Electrical System Trim-Out. Lighting Fixture Installation. Device Installation. Service Panelboard Trim-Out. Section V: Maintaining and Troubleshooting a Residential Electrical Wiring System. Checking Out and Troubleshooting Electrical Wiring Systems.
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