Illustrated Guide to the National Electrical Code

Fourth Edition
Author: Charles Miller
ISBN #: 1418050458
©2008   Publish Date: 11/29/2007
Binding: PB
Pages: 480
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $129.95

Description:

Providing a unique approach to learning the Code, the Illustrated Guide to the NEC uses highly detailed, technically accurate illustrations and visuals to break down and simplify the expanding volume and complexity of the 2008 National Electrical Code. By translating the sometimes vague, complicated wording of the Code into straightforward illustrations and clear explanations, this book provides a resource that will facilitate comprehension and application of Code requirements for beginning and master electricians alike. Material is organized logically, covering fundamental provisions first, and then grouping code requirements by the type of occupancy, beginning with one-family dwellings, and progressing on to multi-family, commercial locations, and special occupancies. This organization is not only logical but also reflects how information is needed when working in the electrical industry, better preparing readers for the real world. Its comprehensive coverage, innovative learning approach, and industry-based organization make this an indispensable supplement to the NEC, whether users need information on a specific area, or need to learn the Code from cover to cover.

Product Benefits:

  • High quality Calculation Worksheets provide readers with the most straightforward, error-proof method of performing essential, complex calculations
  • Unit Objectives introduce new ideas and set the stage for the topics to be covered
  • Summaries are included in every chapter to reinforce what has been learned
  • Competency tests check reader comprehension and provide the opportunity to identify and re-learn difficult concepts
  • New full color format helps students better understand the concepts presented.
  • Instructor's Guide provides key illustrations that are ideal for transparencies, multiple comprehensive final exams, answers and explanations to unit competency tests, and a forms section which contains blank copies of all forms used throughout the book

Table of Contents:

Section 1: Foundational Provisions
Unit 1: Introduction to the National Electrical Code
Unit 2: Definitions
Unit 3: Boxes and Enclosures
Unit 4: Cables
Unit 5: Raceways and Conductors

Section 2: One-Family Dwellings
Unit 6: General Provisions
Unit 7: Specific Provisions
Unit 8: Load Calculations
Unit 9: Services and Electrical Equipment

Section 3: Multi-Family Dwellings
Unit 10: Comprehensive Provisions
Unit 11: Load Calculations

Section 4: Commercial Locations
Unit 12: General Provisions
Unit 13: Non-Dwelling Load Calculations
Unit 14: Services, Feeders, and Equipment

Section 5: Special Occupancies, Areas, and Equipment
Unit 15: Hazardous (Classified) Locations
Unit 16: Health Care
Unit 17: Industrial Locations
Unit 18: Special Occupancies
Unit 19: Specific Equipment

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