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The Passing Electrical Exams 2008 Set includes an informative DVD that corresponds to updates and revisions in the new code! This set is a great reference tool for helping you pass the test, and utilizes enhanced graphics, animations and in-depth examples to help you better learn complex concepts. The information is taught by Mark Shapiro, the nationally respected trainer of professional electricians.
Shapiro, who has spent more than 46,000 hours inspecting residential, industrial, commercial, and institutional projects for code compliance, is also a practicing electrician who recognizes the problems electricians face. The DVD length is approximately 1 1/2 hours.
Passing Electrical Exams DVD:
Now available on DVD, this industry-favorite learning tool has been meticulously reworked to correspond to updates and revisions in the new code! Prepare for exams with ease as complex concepts are simplified using enhanced graphics, animations and in-depth examples.
The help you need to confidently pass exams and avoid inspection problems can be right at your fingertips. Who better to turn to than one who helped write the code? This nationally respected trainer of professional electricians, Mark Shapiro, did just that.
Shapiro, who has spent more than 46,000 hours inspecting residential, industrial, commercial, and institutional projects for code compliance, is also a practicing electrician who recognizes the problems electricians face. Approx. 1 1/2 hours.
Some Topics Include:
- Electrical exams & licensing
- Calculating conduit fill
- Understanding & studying the NEC®
- Sizing pull & junction boxes
- Conductor ampacities & derating
- Organizing studying; test taking
- Clues to avoid the need to calculate
- Questions combining theory & practical experience
- Sizing grounding conductors
- Overcurrent protection & rounding off
- Electrical theory
- 3-phase calculations
- Code exceptions
- Neutral currents
- Motor efficiency
- Article 220 calculations
2008 National Electrical Code Looseleaf Tabs (NEC Tabs):
Special tabs that insert in the looseleaf NEC to speed lookups. The electrical industry's bible is the most current, complete safety criteria for all electrical installations. Anyone involved with the electrical industry needs to keep up-to-date with the new 2008 National Electrical Code.
Electrician's Exam Preparation Guide to the 2008 NEC:
Need help in passing the apprentice, journeyman, or master electrician's exam? This is a book of questions and answers based on actual electrician's exams over the last few years.
Almost a thousand multiple-choice questions -- exactly the type you'll find on the exam -- cover every area of electrical installation: electrical drawings, services and systems, transformers, capacitors, distribution equipment, branch circuits, feeders, calculations, measuring and testing, and more. It gives you the correct answer, an explanation, and where to find it in the latest NEC. Also tells how to apply for the test, where to get your application form, how best to study, and what to expect on examination day.
Includes a FREE CD-ROM with all the questions in the book in interactive test-yourself software that makes studying for the exam almost fun! Updated to the 2008 NEC. Includes a timed exam so you can practice for the actual and see where you need to study more.You will need a computer with a CD-ROM drive running Microsoft Windows. This is a tool every journeyman and master electrician candidate will find worth several times the small expense. 352 pp.
Table of Contents:
- Chapter 1, Electrical Systems - General Requirements, 13
- Chapter 2, Electrical Calculations, 37
- Chapter 3, Branch Circuits and Feeders, 59
- Chapter 4, Electric Services, 89
- Chapter 5, Distribution Equipment, 117
- Chapter 6, Overcurrent Protection, 137
- Chapter 7, Utilization Equipment, 163
- Chapter 8, Measuring and Testing, 183
- Chapter 9, Electric Motors and Motor Controls, 203
- Chapter 10, Special Occupancies, 223
- Chapter 11, Miscellaneous Applications 245
- Chapter 12, Transformers and Capacitors 257
- Chapter 13, Electrical Drawings, 269
- Final Examination, 289
- Using the Interactive Study Center CD, 340
- Appendix I, State Contractor's Examination Offices, 342
- Appendix II, Answers to Final Exam Questions, 345
- Index, 346
2008 NEC - National Electrical Code, Looseleaf Edition:
Be prepared to comply in the new era for electrical safety. The NEC protects the public by establishing requirements for electrical wiring and equipment in virtually all buildings. As the field's most important document is revised based on industry needs, reserve your 2008 NEC Looseleaf to stay competitive and up-to-code!
Revisions in the 2008 National Electrical Code boost public safety, emergency preparedness, Code usability, and worker protection. Only the 2008 NEC includes the latest rules for electrical installation in residential, commercial, and industrial occupancies. It also introduces:
Usability changes facilitate your work! You'll find greater consistency in grounding and bonding terminology…new shading behind revised text that lets you see what's new at a glance…and new identifiers at the top of each page in the NEC index for speedier referencing.
- New article on Critical Operations Power Systems with provisions for electrical security in public and private facilities that must stay online during a crisis, such as public safety dispatch centers and hospital ICUs.
- New article on Electrified Truck Parking Spaces with NEC rules for outlets to run on-board electrical systems, reducing truck emissions and fuel consumption caused by idling during driver rest times.
- New provisions in Article 210, Article 410, and elsewhere in the Code reduce worker hazards and correlate with NFPA 70E ® worker safety rules.
- Plus hundreds of other revisions
The NEC Looseleaf is a must for electrical contractors, engineers, electricians, fire service professionals, safety officials, inspectors, and architects. (Looseleaf, Approx 864 pp., 2008)
2008 Dr. Watts Pocket Electrical Guide:
Packed with all the updated information from the 2008 National Electrical Code, the 2008 Doctor Watts is the #1 Electrical Pocket Guide for electricians. Many new NEC tables, formulas, illustrations and detailed examples make this an indispensable reference for anyone working with electricity.
This shirt-pocket guide is loaded with essential information for everyday reference. Its heavy laminated pages and built-in tabs make it sturdy and durable enough to stand up to tough on-the-job conditions.
This 2008 edition encompasses new pages containing:
- Numerous new NEC tables
- Formulas with clear, concise explanations of usage
- Detailed reference tables and illustrations
- In-depth examples
All 2008, 2005 and 2002 versions of the Dr. Watts include:
- NEC Tables include Allowable Ampacities, Derating, Burial Depths, Grounding, & Wire-Fill
- Metric Reference Chart
- Basic Electrical, Power, voltage & Transformer Formulas
- Examples depicting bending, transformer installations, branch circuits and GFCIs
Table of Contents:
Wire-Fill for EMT NEC Annex C-Table C1
Common NEMA Enclosure Types
Metric Essentials for Electricians
NEMA Motor Starter Reference Chart
3-phase A.C. Motor Connections for 9-Lead, Dual-Voltage Motors
Calculating Conduit Bends for Offsets and Saddles
Basic Electrical Formulas
Useful Electrical power Formulas
Voltage Drop Formulas
Derating Ampacities at a Glance More Than a Conductors in a Raceway NEC Article 310
Service Grounding and Bonding at a Glance NEC Article 250
Typical Motor Branch Circuit at a Glance NEC Article 430
Typical Transformer Installation at a Glance NEC Articles 240, 250 & 450
Feeder and transformer Tap Rules at a Glance NEC 240.21
Common GFCI Locations