Updates based on the 2011 National Electrical Code!
Item #: 9781435498266
Author: Ray C. Mullin, Phil Simmons Publisher: Cengage Learning Manufacturer: Cengage Learning Manufacturer Item #: 9781435498266 Format: Paperback
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Comply with the 2011 National Electrical Code® with the latest edition of Electrical Wiring Residential. This bestselling book has already helped many students learn the basics of residential wiring in both new and existing homes by using a practical approach and providing comprehensive coverage that guide students through a step-by-step process to complete critical tasks correctly and efficiently.
This comprehensive resource includes coverage of energy conservation laws like Title 24, as well as today's important concepts such as ground fault circuit interrupters, smoke, heat, and carbon monoxide alarms, 2011 NEC® requirements for house wiring, and Solar Photovoltaic Systems.
The book also includes sets of plans in the back of the book that offer your students opportunities for hands-on practice, and updated illustrations that are coordinated with the latest NEC® regulations. 752 pp.
Contains new, updated photographs, diagrams, and illustrations that add clarity to explanations of critical concepts.
Includes 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) that encourages your students to consider safety on an ongoing basis.
Uses real-world examples throughout to reinforce key calculations and concepts.
Uses both metric and English measurements to appeal to students of all learning backgrounds.
Includes a Code Cross-Index that allows your students to easily reference specific content and Code requirements
New to this Edition:
Revised to comply with the 2011 National Electrical Code®.
Contains updated Illustrations that are coordinated with the latest NEC® regulations.
Includes a new chapter on Solar Photovoltaic Systems.
Table of Contents:
1. General Information for Electrical Installations.
2. Electrical Symbols and Outlets.
3. Determining the Required Number of Lighting Outlets, Receptacle Outlets, and Small-Appliance Branch Circuits.
4. Conductor Sizes and Types, Wiring Methods, Wire Connections, Voltage Drop, and Neutral Conductor Sizing for Services.
5. Conductor Identification, Switch Control of Lighting Circuits, Bonding/Grounding of Wiring Devices, Induction Heating.
6. Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters, Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters, Transient Voltage Surge Suppressors, Immersion Detection Circuit Interrupters, and Appliance Leakage Current Interrupters.
7. Luminaires Ballasts, and Lamps.
8. Lighting Branch Circuit for the Front Bedroom.
9. Lighting Branch Circuit for the Master Bedroom.
10. Lighting Branch Circuit-Bathrooms, Hallway.
11. Lighting Branch Circuit-Front Entry, Porch.
12. Lighting Branch Circuit and Small-Appliance Circuits for the Kitchen.
13. Lighting Branch Circuit for the Living Room.
14. Lighting BCranch Circuit for the Study/Bedroom.
15. Dryer Outlet, Lighting and Receptacle Circuits for the Laundry, Powder Room, Rear Entry Hall, and Attic.
16. Lighting Branch Circuit for the Garage.
17. Recreation Room.
18. Lighting Branch Circuit, Receptacle Circuits for Workshop.
19. Special-Purpose Outlets-Water Pump, Water Heater.
20. Special-Purpose Outlets for Ranges, Counter-Mounted Cooking Unit G, and Wall-Mounted Oven.