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Electrical Wiring Residential / Edition 19

Electrical Wiring Residential / Edition 19

by Ray C. Mullin
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Here’s a guide to learning all aspects of residential wiring and how to apply them to the wiring of a typical house from this, the most widely-used residential wiring book in the country. It’s loaded with more examples, photos, illustrations, and wiring diagrams than any other book on the subject. Accurate and comprehensive, it covers just about every residential wiring task. Readers learn safe practices, methods, and materials required by the 1999 NEC® all within an applied “on-the-job” context.
-in-depth coverage of residential wiring, newly revised to meet the 1999 NEC®, gives the most complete and up-to-date information available
-includes a complete set of room-by-room electrical floor plans and two blank floor plans to help learning through actual applications of NEC rules
-easy to read and understand, yet has all the instructions and details needed to perform virtually any residential wiring job properly
-all practices covered are consistent with OSHA requirements to ensure safety of people and equipment
Instructor's Guide , ISBN: 0-8273-8608-7
Computerized Test Bank, ISBN: 0-8273-8611-7

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901337101836
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/02/2017
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Ray C. Mullin is a former electrical instructor for the Wisconsin Schools of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education. Prior to his retirement, he served as district manager, regional manager, regional vice president and ultimately director technical liaison for a major electrical manufacturer. He also served on the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Code Making Panel 4 of the National Electrical Code (NEC). A former journeyman and supervisor for residential, commercial and industrial installations, Mr. Mullin has taught electrical apprentice and journeyman courses, conducted numerous technical and code seminars, written many articles for electrical trade publications and consulted for electrical equipment manufacturers on legal issues. He is also a former member of the Executive Board of the Western Section of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and NFPA, Electrical Section. Mr. Mullin attended the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee School of Engineering, and Colorado State University.

Phil Simmons is the founder of Simmons Electrical Services, where he consults on the National Electrical Code (NEC) and other codes. Mr. Simmons also writes, edits, illustrates and produces technical publications, and he previously provided plan review of electrical construction documents and inspection of complex electrical installations. In addition to developing training programs related to electrical codes and safety, he has presented on these subjects at numerous seminars and conferences for universities, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI), the U.S. Department of Defense and private clients. He has also consulted on several lawsuits involving electrical injury and property damage and is the author and illustrator of numerous textbooks on electrical topics. Mr. Simmons serves NFPA on Code Making Panel 5 of the NEC Committee (grounding and bonding), and he previously served on several other Code Making Panels, the NFPA Standards Council, the NEC Technical Correlating Committee, the IAEI and Underwriters Laboratories. He is a retired member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

Table of Contents

General Information for Electrical Installations. Electrical Symbols and Outlets. Determining the rEqired Number and Location of Lighting and Small Appliance Circuits. Conductor Sizes and Types, Wiring Methods, Wire Connections, Voltage Drop, Neutral Sizing for Services. Switch Control of Lighting Circuits, Receptacle Bonding, and Induction Heating Resulting from Unusual Switch Connections. Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters, Transient Voltage Surge Suppressors, Isolated Ground Receptacles, Immersion Detection Circuit Interrupters. Light Fixtures and Ballasts. Lighting Branch Circuit for Front Bedroom. Lighting Branch Circuit for Master Bedroom. Lighting Branch Circuit for Master Bedroom. Lighting Branch Circuit - Front Entry, Porch. Lighting Branch Circuit and Small Appliance Circuits for Kitchen. Lighting Branch Circuit for Living Room. Lighting Branch Circuit for the bedroom/Study. Dryer Outlet and Lighting Circuit for the Laundry, Powder Room, Rear Entry Hall, and Attic. Lighting Branch Circuit for Garage. Recreation Room. Lighitng Branch Circuit , Receptacle Circuits. Special Purpose Outlets - Water Pump, Water Heater. Special Purpose Outlets for Ranges, Counter-Mounted Cooking Units, and Wall Mounted Oven. Special Purpose Outlets - Food Waste Disposer, Dishwasher. Special Purpose Outlets for Bathroom Ceiling Heat/Vent/Lighs, the attic Fan, and the Hydromassage Tub. Special Purpose Outlets - Electric Heating Air Conditioning, Oil and Gas Heating Systems. Television, Telephone, and Low-Voltage Signal Systems, Heat and Smoke Detectors, Security Systems. Remote Control Systems - Low Voltage. Service Entrance Equipment. Service Entrance Calculations. Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, SmartHouse Wiring.

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