Electrical Grounding and Bonding

Second Edition
Author: Phil Simmons
ISBN #: 141805030X
©2008   Publish Date: 11/30/2007
Binding: PB
Pages: 320
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $99.95


Written in accordance with the 2008 National Electrical Code, this new book provides readers with a comprehensive introduction to the essential elements of electrical grounding and bonding. It examines the critical concepts of calculating conductor sizes, reading and interpreting NEC tables, the use of grounded conductor connections in DC and AC systems, as well as various installations and sizing. Material is reader-friendly and is accompanied by straightforward, easy-to-understand explanations of key concepts that foster understanding. A functional use of color and dynamic illustrations augments the book and further supports this thorough student- and professional-level approach to electrical grounding.

Product Benefits:

  • Clear and specific explanations show readers how to calculate a conductor size, as well as how to read and interpret NEC tables
  • Important features such as objectives at the beginning of each chapter and review questions at the end reinforce key concepts and principles
  • Attention-grabbing four-color artwork engages readers in the material, facilitating learning

Table of Contents:

Unit 1 General
Unit 2 System Grounding
Unit 3 Grounding Electrode System and Grounding Electrode Conductor
Unit 4 Enclosure, Raceway, and Service Cable Grounding
Unit 5 Bonding
Unit 6 Equipment Grounding and Equipment Grounding Conductors
Unit 7 Methods of Equipment Grounding
Appendix A Some Fundamentals of Equipment-Grounding Circuit Design
Appendix B Investigation and Testing of Footing-Type Grounding Electrodes for Electrical Installations
Appendix C Understanding Ground Resistance Testing
Appendix D Report of Research on Conduit Fitting Ground-Fault Current Withstand Capability

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