9781418050962

Electrical Wiring-Residential

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  • ISBN13:

    9781418050962

  • ISBN10:

    1418050962

  • Edition: 16th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/14/2007
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

This bestselling book has already helped tens of thousands of readers to learn the basics of residential wiring in both new and existing homes, and it is now updated to comply with the 2008 National Electrical Code. Electrical Wiring - Residential, 16E uses a practical approach and comprehensive coverage to guide readers step-by-step through the critical tasks and responsibilities that face today's professional residential electricians. With new coverage of energy conservation laws like Title 24, as well as updated coverage of today's important concepts like ground fault circuit interrupters, smoke, heat, and carbon monoxide alarms, and 2008 NEC requirements for house wiring, readers can feel confident they are getting the very latest in industry standards and procedures. A complete set of residential building plans is also included, offering opportunities for hands-on practice in interpreting and applying Code requirements and making this an ideal resource for anyone who will work in the residential electricity industry.

Table of Contents

General lnformatlon for Electrical lnstallatlons
Electrical Symbols and Outlets
Determlnlng the Required Number and Locatlon of UNlT 4 Conductor Sizes and Types
Wring Methods
Switch Control of Lighting Circuits
Receptacle UNlT 6 Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters
Arc-Fault Circuit
Luminaires (Fixtures)
Ballasts
and Lamps UNlT 8 Llghtlng Branch-Circuit for the Front Bedroom
Lighting Branch-Circuit for the Master Bedroom
Llghtlng Branch
Circuit-Bathrooms, Hallway
Lighting Branch-Circuit-Front Entry
Porch
Lighting Branch-Circuit and Small Appliance
Llghtlng Branch-Circuit for the Living Room
Lighting Branch-Circuit for the Study/Bedroom UNlT 15 Dryer Outlet and Lighting Circuit for the Laundry
Lighting Branch-Circuit for the Garage
Recreation Room
Llghtlng Branch Circuit, Receptacle Clrcuits
Special-Purpose Outlets
Water Pump
Water Heater
Special-Purpose Outlets for Ranges
Counter-Mounted
Special-Purpose Outlets - Food Waste UNlT 22 Special-Purpose Outlets for the Bathroom Ceiling
Special Purpose Outlets - Electric Heating, Air Conditioning
Gas and Oil Central Heating Systems UNlT 25 Television
Telephone
and Low-Voltage Signal Systems UNlT 26 Smoke, Heat, and Carbon Monoxide Alarms
Service-Entrance Equipment UNlT 28 Overcurrent Protection-Fuses and Circuit Breakers
Service-Entrance Calculations
Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, and Hydromassage Baths
Wiring for the Future: Home Automation Systems
Standby Power Systems
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