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Ugly’s Electrical References, 2017 Edition

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Ugly’s Electrical References, 2017 Edition

Price: $24.95

Product Code: 9781284119367

ISBN: 9781284119367


Binding: Spiralbound

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

If you are an electrician, electrical engineer, contractor, maintenance worker, electrical apprentice, or student of electric fundamentals, then you owe it to yourself to own a copy of Ugly’s Electrical References, 2017 Edition.

Inside this booklet, you will find full color diagrams, tables, and drawings. The 2017 Ugly’s Electrical References is also updated to have expanded coverage of alternate energy and updated safety information.

Table of Contents:

Ohm’s Law
Series Circuits
Parallel Circuits
Combination Circuits
Common Electrical Distribution Systems
120/240-Volt, Single-Phase, Three-Wire System
120/240-Volt, Three-Phase, Four-Wire System (Delta High Leg)
120/208-Volt, Three-Phase, Four-Wire System (Wye Connected)
277/480-Volt, Three-Phase, Four-Wire System (Wye Connected)
Electrical Formulas
For Calculating Amperes, Horsepower, Kilowatts, and KVA
To Find
Direct Current
Single Phase
Three Phase
Direct Current
Single Phase
Three Phase
Direct Current
Single Phase
Three Phase
Single Phase
Three Phase
Kirchhoff’s Laws
Capacitance (C)
Six-Dot Color Code for Mica and Molded Paper Capacitors
Resistor Color Code
Maximum Permissible Capacitor KVAR for Use with Open-Type, Three-Phase, 60-Cycle Induction Motors
Power Factor Correction
Table Values × KW of Capacitors Needed to Correct from Existing to Desired Power Factor
Power Factor and Efficiency Example
Inductance (L)
Impedance (Z)
Reactance (X)
Full-Load Current in Amperes: Direct-Current Motors
Direct-Current Motors
Terminal Markings
Shunt-Wound Motors
Series-Wound Motors
Compound-Wound Motors
Full-Load Current in Amperes: Single-Phase Alternating-Current Motors
Single-Phase Motor Using Standard Three-Phase Starter
Single-Phase Motors
Split-Phase, Squirrel-Cage, Dual-Voltage Motor
Classes of Single-Phase Motors
Terminal Color Marking
Split-Phase, Squirrel-Cage Motor
Running Overload Units
Motor Branch-Circuit Protective Devices: Maximum Rating or Setting
Full-Load Current: Three-Phase Alternating-Current Motors
Full-Load Current and Other Data: Three-Phase AC Motors
Motor and Motor Circuit Conductor Protection
General Motor Rules
Motor Branch Circuit and Feeder Example
General Motor Applications
Branch-Circuit Conductors
Branch-Circuit Overcurrent Device
Feeder Connectors
Feeder Overcurrent Device
Locked-Rotor Code Letters
Single-Phase Motors
Three-Phase Motors
Maximum Motor Locked-Rotor Current in Amperes, Single Phase
Maximum Motor Locked-Rotor Current in Amperes, Two and Three Phase, Design B, C, and D
Three-Phase Ac Motor Windings and Connections
Three-Wire Stop-Start Station
Two Three-Wire Stop-Start Stations
Hand-Off Automatic Control
Jogging with Control Relay
Voltage Drop Calculations: Inductance Negligible
Single-Phase Circuits
Three-Phase Circuits
Voltage Drop Examples
Distance (One-Way) for 2% Voltage Drop for 120 or 240 Volts, Single Phase (60°C [140°F] Insulation and Terminals)
Typical Voltage Drop Values Based on Conductor Size and One-Way Length (60°C [140°F] Termination and Insulation)
Voltage Drop Calculation Examples
Single-Phase Voltage Drop
Three-Phase Voltage Drop
Short-Circuit Calculation
Basic Short-Circuit Calculation Procedure
Example: Short-Circuit Calculation
Table “C” Values for Conductors (Short-Circuit Calculation)
Component Protection
How to Use Current-Limitation Charts
How to Use the Let-Through Charts
Single-Phase Transformer Connections
Buck-and-Boost Transformer Connections
Full-Load Currents
Transformer Calculations
Sizing Transformers
Single-Phase Transformers
Three-Phase Transformers
Single-Phase Transformer
Primary and Secondary Amperes
Three-Phase Transformer
Primary and Secondary Amperes
Three-Phase Connections
Wye (Star)
Three-Phase Standard Phase Rotation
Star-Delta Transformers
Star-Star Transformers
Delta-Delta Transformers
Transformer Connections
Series Connections of Low-Voltage Windings
Delta-Delta: Three-Phase Additive Polarity
Star-Delta: Three-Phase Additive Polarity
Delta-Star: Three-Phase Additive Polarity
Star-Star: Three-Phase Additive Polarity
Delta-Delta: Three-Phase Subtractive Polarity
Delta-Star: Three-Phase Subtractive Polarity
Miscellaneous Wiring Diagrams
Two Three-Way Switches
Two Three-Way Switches and One Four-Way Switch
Bell Circuit
Remote-Control Circuit: One Relay and One Switch
Conduit and Conductors
Supports for Rigid Metal Conduit
Supports for Rigid Nonmetallic Conduit
Conductor Properties
AC Resistance and Reactance for 600-Volt Cables, Three-Phase, 60-Hz, 75°C (167°F): Three Single Conductors in Conduit
Allowable Ampacities of Conductors
Raceway, Cable, or Earth, Based on Ambient Air Temperature of 30°C (86°F)
Free Air, Based on Ambient Air Temperature of 30°C (86°F)
Raceway or Cable, Based on Ambient Air Temperature of 40°C (104°F)
Free Air, Based on Ambient Air Temperature of 40°C (104°F)
Ampacity Correction and Adjustment Factors
Adjustment Factors
For More Than Three Current-Carrying Conductors in a Raceway or Cable
Conductor and Equipment Termination Ratings
Conductor Applications and Insulations
Maximum Number of Conductors in Trade Sizes of Conduit or Tubing
All Same Wire Size and Type Insulation
Different Wire Sizes or Types Insulation
Electrical Metallic Tubing
Nonmetallic Tubing
Rigid PVC Conduit, Schedule 40
Rigid PVC Conduit, Schedule 80
Rigid Metal Conduit
Flexible Metal Conduit
Liquidtight Flexible Metal Conduit
Dimensions of Insulated Conductors and Fixture Wires
Compact Copper and Aluminum Building Wire Nominal Dimensions and Areas
Dimensions and Percent Area of Conduit and Tubing
Thread Dimensions and Tap Drill Sizes
Hole Saw Chart
Metal Boxes
Minimum Cover Requirements, 0–1000 Volts, Nominal
Volume Required per Conductor
Spacings for Conductor Supports
General Electrical Tables
Minimum Depth of Clear Working Space at Electrical Equipment
Minimum Clearance of Live Parts
Minimum Size Equipment Grounding Conductors for Grounding Raceway and Equipment
Grounding Electrode Conductor for Alternating-Current Systems
General Lighting Loads by Occupancy
Lighting Load Demand Factors
Demand Factors
For Nondwelling Receptacle Loads
For Household Electric Clothes Dryers
For Kitchen Equipment—Other Than Dwelling Unit(s)
Demand Loads for Household Electric Ranges, Wall-Mounted Ovens, Counter-Mounted Cooking Units, and Other Household Cooking Appliances over 1¾ KW Rating
Calculating Cost of Operating an Electrical Appliance
Changing Incandescent Lamp to Energy-Saving Lamp
Partial 2017 National Electrical Code Summary
Fixed Resistance and Electrode Industrial Process Heating Equipment [Article 425]
Large-Scale Photovoltaic (PV) Electric Power Production Facility [Article 691]
Energy Storage Systems [Article 706]
Stand-Alone Systems [Article 710]
Direct Current Microgrids (DC Microgrids) [Article 712]
Electrical Connection Torque Tools [110.14(D)]
Equipment Markings on Reconditioned Equipment [110.21(A)(2)]
Spaces About Electrical Equipment, Working Space [110.26(A)(4)]
GFCI Protection for Nondwelling Unit Crawl Spaces and Unfinished Basements [210.8(B)(9) and (10)]
GFCI Protection for Lighting Outlets in Crawl Spaces [210.8(E)]
Garage Branch Circuits in Dwelling Units [210.11(C)(4)]
AFCI Protection in Guest Rooms and Guests Suites [210.12(C)]
Meeting Rooms [210.71]
Standard Ampere Ratings for Fuses and Inverse Time Circuit Breakers [Table 240.6(A)]
Arc Energy Reduction [240.67]
Underground Installations—Enclosure or Raceway Damage [300.5(D)(4)]
Raceways and Cables on Rooftops [Table 310.15(B)(3)(c)]
Outlet Boxes—Separable Attachment Fittings [314.27(E)]
Listing Requirements [XXX.6]
Electronic Lighting Control Switches [404.22]
Controlled Receptacle Marking [406.3(E)]
Receptacles with USB Chargers [406.3(F)]
Receptacle Faceplate (Cover Plates) with Integral Night Light and/or USB Charger [406.6(D)]
Tamper-Resistant Receptacles [406.12]
Appliance GFCI Protection for Personnel [422.5(A) and (B)]
Available Fault Current for Motors, Motor Circuits, and Controllers [430.99]
Photovoltaic (PV) Powered Sign [600.34]
Electric Vehicle Charging Systems [Article 625]
Rapid Shutdown of PV Systems on Buildings [690.12]
Part IV Microgrid Systems (Interconnected Electric Power Production Sources) [Article 705]
Field Terms Versus NEC Terms
Electrical Symbols
Wiring Diagrams for NEMA Configurations
NEMA Enclosure Types
General Reference
U.S. Weights and Measures
Metric System
Metric Designator and Trade Sizes
U.S. Weights and Measures/Metric Equivalent Chart
Explanation of Scientific Notation
Useful Conversions/Equivalents
Decimal Equivalents
Two-Way Conversion Table
Specific Resistance (K)
Centigrade and Fahrenheit Thermometer Scales
Math Reference
Useful Math Formulas
The Circle
Natural Trigonometric Functions
Conduit Bending
Bending Offsets with Trigonometry
Rolling Offsets
One Shot Bends
Chicago-Type Benders: 90° Bending
Chicago-Type Benders: Offsets
Multi-Shot: 90° Conduit Bending
Offset Bends
90° Bends
Back-to-Back Bends
Three-Point Saddle Bends
Job-Site Reference
Pulley Calculations
Useful Knots
Hand Signals
Electrical Safety
Lockout–Tagout Procedures
Shock Protection Boundaries
How to Read a Warning Label
Personal Protection Equipment Guide
Alternative Energy
Engine-Generation Systems
Solar Photovoltaic Systems
Wind Turbines
Fuel Cells
Interconnected Generation Systems
First Aid
Scene Size-Up
How to Call for Help
Airway Obstruction
Management of Responsive Choking Victim
Adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Care for Burns
Electrical Burns
Recognizing Frostbite
Care for Frostbite
Heart Attack
Recognizing a Heart Attack
Care for a Heart Attack
Heat Cramps
Recognizing Heat Cramps
Care for Heat Cramps
Heat Exhaustion
Recognizing Heat Exhaustion
Care for Heat Exhaustion
Recognizing Heatstroke
Care for Heatstroke
Recognizing Hypothermia
Care for Hypothermia
Ingested Poisoning
Recognizing Ingested Poisoning
Care for Ingested Poisoning
Recognizing Shock
Care for Shock
Recognizing a Stroke
Care for a Stroke

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