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National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) 2012 Handbook

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National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) 2012 Handbook

Price: $79.95

Product Code: 9780071766852

ISBN: 9780071766852

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Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Designed to be used alongside the Code itself, McGraw-Hill’s National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) 2012 Handbook provides a rule-by-rule annotation of the NESC that clarifies potentially confusing Code text and allows you to perform your work safely and confidently. This step-by-step guide explains how to apply and meet the NESC rules for electrical supply stations and equipment, as well as overhead and underground electric supply and communications lines. Hundreds of illustrations and photos, practical examples, and concise language regarding complicated and controversial issues are included in this expert resource. 832 pp.

Coverage Includes:

General Sections

  • Application
  • Definitions
  • Grounding methods

Rules for the Installation & Maintenance of Electric Supply Stations & Equipment

  • Protective arrangements
  • Working space
  • Rotating equipment
  • Batteries
  • Transformers
  • Regulators
  • Conductors
  • Circuit breakers
  • Switchgear
  • Surge arresters

Safety Rules for the Installation & Maintenance of Overheard Electric Supply & Communication Lines

  • Classes of lines and equipment
  • Clearances
  • Grades of construction
  • Loadings
  • Strength requirements
  • Line insulation

Safety Rules for the Installation & Maintenance of Underground Electric Supply & Communication Lines

  • Underground circuit systems
  • Supply cable
  • Cable in underground structures
  • Direct-buried cable
  • Cable in duct
  • Risers
  • Terminations
  • Equipment
  • Installation in tunnels

Work Rules for the Operation of Electric Supply & Communications Lines & Equipment

  • Employer and employee rules
  • OSHA requirements

Table of Contents:

  • General Sections
  • Section 01. Introduction to the National Electrical Safety Code
  • Section 02. Definitions of Special Terms
  • Section 03. References
  • Section 09. Grounding Methods for Electric Supply and Communications Facilities
  • Part 1. Rules for the Installation and Maintenance of Electric Supply Stations and Equipment
  • Section 10. Purpose and Scope of Rules
  • Section 11. Protective Arrangements in Electric Supply Stations
  • Section 12. Installation and Maintenance of Equipment
  • Section 13. Rotating Equipment
  • Section 14. Storage Batteries
  • Section 15. Transformers and Regulators
  • Section 16. Conductors
  • Section 17. Circuit Breakers, Reclosers, Switches, and Fuses
  • Section 18. Switchgear and Metal-Enclosed Bus
  • Section 19. Surge Arresters
  • Part 2. Safety Rules for the Installation and Maintenance of Overhead Electric Supply and Communication Lines
  • Section 20. Purpose, Scope, and Application of Rules
  • Section 21. General Requirements
  • Section 22. Relations Between Various Classes of Lines and Equipment
  • Section 23. Clearances
  • Section 24. Grades of Construction
  • Section 25. Loadings for Grades B and C
  • Section 26. Strength Requirements
  • Section 27. Line Insulation
  • Section 28. Section Number 28 Not Used in This Edition
  • Section 29. Section Number 29 Not Used in This Edition
  • Part 3. Safety Rules for the Installation and Maintenance of Underground Electric Supply and Communication Lines
  • Section 30. Purpose, Scope, and Application of Rules
  • Section 31. General Requirements Applying to Underground Lines
  • Section 32. Underground Circuit Systems
  • Section 33. Supply Cable
  • Section 34. Cable in Underground Structures
  • Section 35. Direct-Buried Cable and Cable in Duct Not Part of a Conduit System
  • Section 36. Risers
  • Section 37. Supply Cable Terminations
  • Section 38. Equipment
  • Section 39. Installation in Tunnels
  • Part 4. Work Rules for the Operation of Electric Supply and Communications Lines and Equipment
  • Section 40. Purpose and Scope
  • Section 41. Supply and Communication Systems—Rules for Employers
  • Section 42. General Rules for Employees
  • Section 43. Additional Rules for Communications Employees
  • Section 44. Additional Rules for Supply Employees
  • Appendix A. Photographs of NESC Applications
  • Appendix B. OSHA Standards Related to the NESC Work Rules

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