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Electrical Wiring Residential : Based on the 2005 National Electric Code

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1401850197
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Pub. Date:
12/7/2004
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Summary

The Fifteenth Edition of this trusted resource is completely updated to the 2005 National Electrical Code®, and provides aspiring electricians the necessary foundation for learning all aspects of house wiring in order to 'meet Code.' The most comprehensive book of its kind on the market, Electrical Wiring Residential walks readers, room by room, through the proper wiring of a typical new residence, and features a complete set of full size plans and specifications that shows how Code requirements are applied throughout actual installations. This book explains and follows the NEC® using the metric system, and presents an ample quantity of electrical formulas that electricians need to know to be successful and competent on-the-job.

Table of Contents

Foreword xv
Preface xvii
Acknowledgments xxv
UNIT 1 General Information for Electrical Installations
1(24)
Safety in the Workplace
1(3)
Personal Protective Equipment
4(1)
Arc Flash
4(3)
Training
7(1)
Safety Cannot Be Compromised!
7(1)
Licensing and Permits
7(2)
Plans
9(1)
Specifications
10(1)
Symbols and Notations
10(1)
National Electrical Code® (NEC®)
11(3)
Building Codes
14(2)
Metric (SI) and the NEC®
16(3)
Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories
19(6)
UNIT 2 Electrical Symbols and Outlets
25(37)
Electrical Symbols
25(6)
Luminaires (Fixtures) and Outlets
31(3)
Outlet, Device, and Junction Boxes
34(4)
Nonmetallic Outlet and Device Boxes
38(1)
Ganged Switch (Device) Boxes
38(2)
Box Mounting
40(7)
Boxes for Conduit Wiring
47(1)
Yoke
47(2)
Special-Purpose Outlets
49(1)
Number of Conductors in Box
49(1)
Selecting the Correct Size Box
50(4)
Height of Receptacle Outlets
54(1)
Positioning of Receptacles
54(1)
Typical Heights for Switches and Outlets
55(7)
UNIT 3 Determining the Required Number and Location of Lighting and Small-Appliance Circuits
62(23)
Basics of Wire Sizing and Loading
62(2)
Voltage
64(1)
Computing Loads
64(1)
Calculating Floor Area
64(2)
Determining the Minimum Number of Lighting Branch-Circuits
66(1)
Track Lighting Loads
67(1)
Determining the Number of Small-Appliance Branch-Circuits
67(1)
Receptacle Outlet Branch-Circuit Ratings
68(1)
Summary of Where Receptacle and Lighting Outlets Must Be Installed in Residences
68(17)
UNIT 4 Conductor Sizes and Types, Wiring Methods, Wire Connections, Voltage Drop, and Neutral Sizing for Services
85(55)
Conductors
85(3)
Permissible Loads on Branch-Circuits
88(1)
Aluminum Conductors
89(3)
Conductor Insulation
92(1)
Wet, Damp, Dry, and Sunlight Locations
93(3)
Voltage Drop
96(4)
Approximate Conductor Size Relationship
100(1)
Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable (Article 334)
101(9)
Armored Cable (Type AC) and Metal-Clad Cable (Type MC)
110(4)
Installing Cables Through Wood and Metal Framing Members (300.4)
114(2)
Cables in Grooves
116(5)
Installation of Cables through Ducts
121(1)
Connectors for Installing Nonmetallic-Sheathed and Armored Cable
121(1)
Intermediate Metal Conduit (Article 342), Rigid Metal Conduit (Article 344), Rigid Nonmetallic Conduit (Article 352), and Electrical Metallic Tubing (Article 358)
121(4)
Flexible Connections
125(3)
Electrical Nonmetallic Tubing (Article 362)
128(1)
Service-Entrance Cable (Article 338)
129(11)
UNIT 5 Switch Control of Lighting Circuits, Receptacle Bonding, and Induction Heating Resulting from Unusual Switch Connections
140(30)
Conductor Identification (Articles 200 and 210)
140(4)
Connecting Wiring Devices
144(2)
Push-In Terminations
146(1)
Toggle Switches (Article 404)
146(12)
Combination Wiring Devices
158(5)
Common Code Violation---Making ``Taps''
163(1)
Timers
164(6)
UNIT 6 Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters, Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters, Transient Voltage Surge Suppressors, Immersion Detection Circuit Interrupters, and Appliance Leakage Current Interrupters
170(27)
Electrical Shock Hazards
170(2)
Code Requirements for Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs)
172(5)
Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters in Residence Circuits
177(1)
Feedthrough Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters
178(3)
Testing and Recording of Test Data for GFCI Receptacles
181(1)
Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters (AFCIs)
182(2)
Replacing Existing Receptacles
184(4)
Personnel Ground-Fault Protection for All Temporary Wiring
188(1)
Immersion Detection Circuit Interrupters (IDCIs) and Appliance Leakage Current Interrupters (ALCIs)
189(1)
Transient Voltage Surge Suppressor (TVSS)
190(7)
UNIT 7 Luminaires (Fixtures), Ballasts, and Lamps
197(22)
What is a Luminaire (Fixture)?
197(1)
Types of Luminaires (Fixtures)
197(8)
Fluorescent Ballasts and Lamps, Incandescent Lamps
205(6)
Lamp Efficacy
211(1)
Lamp Color Temperature
211(8)
UNIT 8 Lighting Branch-Circuit for the Front Bedroom
219(19)
Residential Lighting
219(2)
Laying Out General-Purpose Lighting and Receptacle Circuits
221(1)
Estimating Loads for Outlets
222(2)
Symbols
224(1)
Drawing a Cable Layout and Wiring Diagram
224(1)
Drawing the Wiring Diagram of a Lighting Circuit
225(1)
Lighting Branch-Circuit A16 for the Front Bedroom
226(2)
Determining the Size of Outlet Boxes, Device Boxes, Junction Boxes, and Conduit Bodies
228(1)
Grounding of Wall Boxes
229(1)
Positioning of Split-Circuit Receptacles
229(1)
Positioning of Receptacles Near Electric Baseboard Heating
229(1)
Luminaires (Fixtures) in Clothes Closets
230(8)
UNIT 9 Lighting Branch-Circuit for the Master Bedroom
238(12)
Lighting Branch-Circuit A19 for the Master Bedroom
238(1)
Sliding Glass Doors and Fixed Glass Panels
239(1)
Selection of Boxes
240(1)
Ceiling-Suspended (Paddle) Fans
241(9)
UNIT 10 Lighting Branch-Circuit---Bathrooms, Hallway
250(11)
Lighting Branch-Circuit A14 for the Hallway and Bathrooms
250(5)
Hanging Luminaires (Fixtures) in Bathrooms
255(1)
Hallway Lighting
256(1)
Receptacle Outlets in Hallways
256(1)
Equipment Grounding
256(5)
UNIT 11 Lighting Branch-Circuit---Front Entry, Porch
261(7)
Circuit A15
264(1)
Door Jamb Switch
265(3)
UNIT 12 Lighting Branch-Circuit and Small-Appliance Circuits for the Kitchen
268(16)
Lighting Circuit B7
268(1)
Kitchen Lighting
269(3)
Fan Outlet
272(1)
Clock Outlets
272(1)
Small-Appliance Branch-Circuits for Receptacles in the Kitchen
272(4)
Split-Circuit Receptacles and Multiwire Circuits
276(1)
Receptacles and Outlets
277(7)
UNIT 13 Lighting Branch-Circuit for the Living Room
284(13)
Lighting Circuit B17 Overview
284(1)
Track Lighting (Article 410, Part XV)
285(4)
Dimmer Controls for Homes
289(8)
UNIT 14 Lighting Branch-Circuit for the Study/Bedroom
297(5)
Circuit A21 Overview
297(1)
Valance Lighting
298(1)
Surge Suppressors
299(3)
UNIT 15 Dryer Outlet, Lighting and Receptacle Circuits for the Laundry, Powder Room, Rear Entry Hall, and Attic
302(14)
Lighting Circuit B10
302(1)
Receptacle Circuit B21
302(1)
Clothes Dryer Circuit D
303(3)
Receptacle Outlets--Laundry
306(2)
Combination Washer/Dryers
308(1)
Lighting Circuit
308(1)
Attic Lighting and Pilot Light Switches
309(7)
UNIT 16 Lighting Branch-Circuit for the Garage
316(22)
Lighting Branch-Circuit B14
316(1)
Lighting a Typical Residential Garage
316(2)
Receptacle Outlets in a Garage
318(1)
Landscape Lighting
319(2)
Outdoor Wiring
321(2)
Underground Wiring
323(8)
Overhead Garage Door Operator E
331(3)
Low-Voltage Lighting
334(4)
UNIT 17 Recreation Room
338(12)
Recreation Room Lighting
338(3)
Receptacles and Wet Bar
341(9)
UNIT 18 Lighting Branch-Circuit, Receptacle Circuits for Workshop
350(22)
Workbench Lighting
351(1)
Receptacle Outlets
352(1)
Cable Installation in Basements
352(1)
Conduit Installation in Basements
353(6)
Derating Factors for More Than Three Current-Carrying Conductors in Conduit or Cable
359(1)
Correction Factors Due to High Temperatures
360(1)
Overcurrent Protection for Branch-Circuit Conductors
360(1)
Basic Code Considerations for Conductor Sizing and Overcurrent Protection
361(1)
Example of Derating, Correcting, Adjusting, Overcurrent Protection, and Conductor Sizing
362(1)
Multioutlet Assembly
363(2)
Empty Conduits
365(7)
UNIT 19 Special-Purpose Outlets---Water Pump, Water Heater
372(26)
Water Pump Circuit B
372(1)
Jet Pumps
372(1)
Submersible Pumps
373(1)
Motor Circuit Design
374(3)
Grounding
377(1)
Water Heater Circuit C
378(6)
Various Types of Electrical Connections
384(4)
Electric Water Heater Branch-Circuits
388(3)
Effect of Voltage Variation on Resistive Heating Elements
391(1)
Effect of Voltage Variations on Motors
391(1)
Heat Pump Water Heaters
392(6)
UNIT 20 Special-Purpose Outlets for Ranges, Counter-Mounted Cooking Unit G, and Wall-Mounted Oven F
398(17)
Basic Circuit Requirements for Electric Ranges, Counter-Mounted Cooking Units, and Wall-Mounted Ovens
398(3)
Grounding Frames of Electric Ranges, Wall-Mounted Ovens, and Counter-Mounted Cooking Units
401(1)
Wall-Mounted Oven Circuit F
402(1)
Counter-Mounted Cooking Unit Circuit G
403(1)
Freestanding Range
404(1)
Calculations When More Than One Wall-Mounted Oven and Counter-Mounted Cooking Unit Are Supplied by One Branch-Circuit
405(1)
Using a Load Center
406(1)
Calculations When More Than One Electric Range, Wall-Mounted Oven, or Counter-Mounted Cooking Unit Are Supplied by a Feeder or Service
406(1)
Microwave Ovens
407(1)
Lightwave Energy Ovens
407(1)
Surface Heating Elements
408(1)
Temperature Controls
408(7)
UNIT 21 Special-Purpose Outlets--Food Waste Disposer H, Dishwasher I
415(7)
Food Waste Disposer H
415(1)
Dishwasher I
416(1)
Code Rules Common to the Food Waste Disposer and the Dishwasher
417(2)
Portable Dishwashers
419(1)
Water Temperature
419(3)
UNIT 22 Special-Purpose Outlets for the Bathroom Ceiling Heat/Vent/Lights K J, the Attic Fan L, and the Hydromassage Tub A
422(12)
Bathroom Ceiling Heater Circuits K J
422(2)
Attic Exhaust Fan Circuit L
424(4)
Humidity
428(1)
Appliance Disconnecting Means
429(1)
Hydromassage Tub Circuit A
430(4)
UNIT 23 Special-Purpose Outlets---Electric Heating M Air Conditioning N
434(20)
Resistance Heating Cables
435(1)
Electric Furnaces
435(2)
Control of Electric Baseboard Heating Units
437(1)
Marking the Conductors of Cables
438(1)
Circuit Requirements for Electric Baseboard Heating Units
439(1)
Location of Electric Baseboard Heaters in Relation to Receptacle Outlets
440(2)
Heat Pumps
442(1)
Grounding
442(1)
Circuit Requirements for Room Air Conditioners
442(1)
Central Heating and Air Conditioning
443(2)
Understanding the Data Found on an HVAC Nameplate
445(4)
Energy Ratings
449(1)
Noncoincident Loads
449(1)
Receptacle Needed for Servicing HVAC Equipment
449(1)
Gas Explosion Hazard
450(4)
UNIT 24 Gas and Oil Central Heating Systems
454(12)
Forced-Warm Air Furnaces
454(1)
Hot Water Systems
454(1)
Principle of Operation
454(4)
Major Components
458(3)
Class 2 Circuits
461(5)
UNIT 25 Television, Telephone, and Low-Voltage Signal Systems
466(26)
Installing the Wiring for Home Television
466(5)
Satellite Antennas
471(1)
Code Rules for the Installation of Antennas and Lead-In Wires (Article 810)
472(2)
Telephone Wiring (Symbol |) (Article 800)
474(7)
Signal System (Chimes)
481(11)
UNIT 26 Smoke, Heat, and Carbon Monoxide Alarms, and Security Systems
492(18)
National Fire Alarm Code
492(1)
Definitions
493(1)
Smoke, Heat, and Carbon Monoxide Alarms
494(1)
Detector Types
495(1)
Types of Smoke Alarms
496(1)
Types of Heat Alarms
496(1)
Installation Requirements
497(4)
Maintenance and Testing
501(1)
Carbon Monoxide Alarms
502(2)
Fire Alarm Systems
504(1)
Security Systems
505(5)
UNIT 27 Service-Entrance Equipment
510(41)
Overhead Service
510(1)
Mast-Type Service
511(4)
Underground Service
515(2)
Main Service Disconnect Location
517(6)
Service-Entrance Conductor Sizing
523(1)
Running Cables into Top of Service Panel
524(1)
Service-Entrance Overcurrent Protection
524(1)
Service-Entrance Raceway Sizing
524(1)
Meter/Meter Base
524(2)
Cost of Using Electrical Energy
526(1)
Grounding
527(11)
Bonding
538(3)
Grounding Electrical Equipment at a Second Building
541(10)
UNIT 28 Overcurrent Protection--Fuses and Circuit Breakers
551(17)
The Basics
551(1)
Key NEC® Requirements for Overcurrent Protection
551(1)
Five Circuit Conditions
552(3)
Fuses
555(4)
Circuit Breakers
559(1)
Interrupting Ratings for Fuses and Circuit Breakers
560(2)
Short-Circuit Currents
562(1)
How to Calculate Short-Circuit Current
563(1)
Panelboards... Where Are They?
564(4)
UNIT 29 Service-Entrance Calculations
568(14)
Sizing of Service-Entrance Conductors and Service Disconnecting Means
568(8)
Types of Watt-Hour Meters
576(2)
Reading Watt-Hour Meters
578(4)
UNIT 30 Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, and Hydromassage Baths
582(10)
Electrical Hazards
582(1)
Key NEC® Requirements--Wiring for Swimming Pools
583(6)
Getting Trapped Under Water
589(1)
Underwriters Laboratories Standards
589(3)
UNIT 31 Wiring for the Future: Home Automation Systems
592(9)
The X10 System
592(2)
Structured Residential Wiring Systems
594(2)
Cable Types and Installation Recommendations
596(2)
Terminology
598(1)
Wireless
598(1)
Summary
599(2)
UNIT 32 Standby Power Systems
601(14)
Why Standby (Temporary) Power?
601(1)
What Types of Standby Power Systems are Available?
602(4)
Wiring Diagrams for a Typical Standby Generator
606(2)
Transfer Switches
608(1)
Disconnecting Means
608(1)
Conductor Size from Standby Generator
609(1)
Generator Sizing Recommendations
609(1)
The National Electrical Code® Requirements
609(6)
Specifications for Electrical Work--Single-Family Dwelling 615(6)
Appendix 621(10)
IAEI Membership Application Form 631(2)
Key Terms 633(16)
Web Sites 649(10)
Index (Code and Subject) 659


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