Electrical Wiring Residential

Author: Ray C. Mullin
ISBN #: 1418050962
©2008   Publish Date: 12/14/2007
Binding: HB
Pages: 736
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $173.95


This bestselling book has already helped tens of thousands of readers to learn the basics of residential wiring in both new and existing homes, and it is now updated to comply with the 2008 National Electrical Code. Electrical Wiring - Residential, 16E uses a practical approach and comprehensive coverage to guide readers step-by-step through the critical tasks and responsibilities that face today's professional residential electricians. With new coverage of energy conservation laws like Title 24, as well as updated coverage of today's important concepts like ground fault circuit interrupters, smoke, heat, and carbon monoxide alarms, and 2008 NEC requirements for house wiring, readers can feel confident they are getting the very latest in industry standards and procedures. A complete set of residential building plans is also included, offering opportunities for hands-on practice in interpreting and applying Code requirements and making this an ideal resource for anyone who will work in the residential electricity industry.

Product Benefits:

  • New, updated photographs, diagrams, and illustrations add clarity to explanations of critical concepts
  • Expanded coverage on safety in the workplace from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) encourages readers to consider safety on an ongoing basis
  • Real-world examples are used throughout to reinforce key calculations and concepts
  • Both metric and English measurements are used to appeal to readers of all learning backgrounds
  • Code Cross-Index allows users to reference specific content and Code requirements with ease

Table of Contents:

UNIT 1 General lnformatlon for Electrical lnstallatlons
UNIT 2 Electrical Symbols and Outlets
UNIT 3 Determlnlng the Required Number and Locatlon of
UNlT 4 Conductor Sizes and Types. Wring Methods.
UNlT 5 Switch Control of Lighting Circuits. Receptacle
UNlT 6 Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters. Arc-Fault Circuit
UNIT 7 Luminaires (Fixtures). Ballasts. and Lamps
UNlT 8 Llghtlng Branch-Circuit for the Front Bedroom
UNIT 9 Lighting Branch-Circuit for the Master Bedroom
UNIT 10 Llghtlng Branch. Circuit-Bathrooms, Hallway
UNIT 11 Lighting Branch-Circuit-Front Entry. Porch
UNIT 12 Lighting Branch-Circuit and Small Appliance
UNIT 13 Llghtlng Branch-Circuit for the Living Room
UNIT 14 Lighting Branch-Circuit for the Study/Bedroom
UNlT 15 Dryer Outlet and Lighting Circuit for the Laundry
UNIT 16 Lighting Branch-Circuit for the Garage
UNIT 17 Recreation Room
UNIT 18 Llghtlng Branch Circuit, Receptacle Clrcuits
UNIT 19 Special-Purpose Outlets. Water Pump. Water Heater
UNIT 20 Special-Purpose Outlets for Ranges. Counter-Mounted
UNIT 21 Special-Purpose Outlets - Food Waste
UNlT 22 Special-Purpose Outlets for the Bathroom Ceiling
UNIT 23 Special Purpose Outlets - Electric Heating, Air Conditioning
UNIT 24 Gas and Oil Central Heating Systems
UNlT 25 Television. Telephone. and Low-Voltage Signal Systems
UNlT 26 Smoke, Heat, and Carbon Monoxide Alarms
UNIT 27 Service-Entrance Equipment
UNlT 28 Overcurrent Protection-Fuses and Circuit Breakers
UNIT 29 Service-Entrance Calculations
UNIT 30 Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, and Hydromassage Baths
UNIT 31 Wiring for the Future: Home Automation Systems
UNIT 32 Standby Power Systems

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