9781401879891

Master Electricianís Review Based on the 2005 National Electric Code

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    9781401879891

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    1401879896

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-12-03
  • Publisher: CENGAGE Delmar Learning
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Summary

The success-proven Master Electrician's Review has been greatly expanded and updated based on the 2005 edition of the National Electrical Code? to provide journeyman electricians with a clear-cut route to acquiring all of the knowledge and professional expertise they need to become licensed master electricians. New, realistic practice exams, plus a math refresher to update readers' skills in working with fractions, decimals, square roots and powers, are just the beginning. Each easy-to-understand chapter in this concise, yet comprehensive, study guide invites the reader to examine a specific topic on the master electrician licensing exam in detail-from general wiring methods and branch circuits through special conditions and communications systems! Each chapter also contains a large number of questions - styled like those that appear on actual exams - to guide readers quickly and efficiently to mastery of the content The Master Electrician's Review study guide is a "must" when preparing for licensing exams as well as a long-lasting reference that can be used to solve the challenges of today's most complex electrical installations.

Author Biography

Richard E. Loyd is a nationally-known author and consultant specializing in the National Electrical Code and model building codes. He also serves as a code expert at the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) meetings, represents NEMA (National Electrical Manufacturers Association) Section 5RN Steel Rigid Conduit and Tubing as an NEC consultant, and is currently Vice-Chairman of the National Board of Electrical Examiners

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Preface xi
About the Author xiv
Chapter One
Examinations and National Testing Organizations
1(1)
Developing an Item (Question) Bank
1(1)
Preparing for an Examination
2(4)
Sample Examination---75 questions
6(17)
Chapter Two
National Fire Protection Association Standards
23(1)
National Electrical Code® (NEC®)
23(3)
Local Codes and Requirements
26(1)
Approved Testing Laboratories
27(2)
Question Review
29(6)
Chapter Three
Basic Electrical Mathematics Review
35(1)
Calculator Math
35(1)
Working with Fractions
36(2)
Working with Decimals
38(1)
Working with Percentages
38(1)
Working with Square Root
39(1)
Powers
40(1)
Ohm's Law
40(4)
Practice Exam---15 questions
44(2)
Question Review
46(7)
Chapter Four
Introduction to the National Electrical Code® (NEC®)
53(1)
Know Your Code Book
53(21)
Question Review
74(5)
Chapter Five
General Wiring Methods
79(13)
Question Review
92(6)
Chapter Six
Branch Circuits
98(6)
Feeders
104(8)
Voltage Drop
112(1)
Question Review
113(7)
Chapter Seven
Services 600 Volts or Less
120(7)
Services Over 600 Volts
127(1)
Question Review
128(6)
Chapter Eight
Overcurrent Protection
134(1)
Capable of Carrying the Available Fault Current
135(4)
Question Review
139(7)
Chapter Nine
Grounding Electrical Systems
146(17)
Question Review
163(7)
Chapter Ten
Wiring Methods
170(14)
Question Review
184(6)
Chapter Eleven
General-Use Utilization Equipment
190(6)
Question Review
196(6)
Chapter Twelve
Special Equipment and Occupancies
202(11)
Question Review
213(6)
Chapter Thirteen
Special Conditions and Communication Systems
219(4)
Question Review
223(6)
Chapter Fourteen
Electrical and NEC® Question Review
229(2)
Practice Examination---50 questions
231(10)
2005 Code Changes Quiz 1---15 questions
241(1)
2005 Code Changes Quiz 2---15 questions
242(2)
2005 Code Changes Quiz 3---20 questions
244(2)
2005 Code Changes Quiz 4---20 questions
246(4)
2005 Code Changes Quiz 5---20 questions
250(4)
2005 Code Changes Quiz 6---20 questions
254(4)
2005 Code Changes Quiz 7---20 questions
258(4)
2005 Code Changes Quiz 8---20 questions
262(4)
2005 Code Changes Quiz 9---20 questions
266(4)
2005 Code Changes Quiz 10---20 questions
270(4)
2005 Code Changes Quiz 11---20 questions
274(5)
Practice Exam 1---25 questions
279(5)
Practice Exam 2---25 questions
284(5)
Practice Exam 3---25 questions
289(5)
Practice Exam 4---25 questions
294(5)
Practice Exam 5---25 questions
299(6)
Practice Exam 6---25 questions
305(5)
Practice Exam 7---25 questions
310(5)
Practice Exam 8---25 questions
315(5)
Practice Exam 9---25 questions
320(6)
Practice Exam 10---25 questions
326(6)
Practice Exam 11---25 questions
332(7)
Practice Exam 12---25 questions
339(5)
Final Examination---75 questions
344(19)
Appendix 1: Symbols 363(3)
Appendix 2: Basic Electrical Formulas 366(3)
Appendix 3: Answer Key 369(26)
Index 395

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