McGraw-Hill National Electrical Code 2008 Handbook, 26th Ed.

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  • Edition: 26th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-12-10
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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The #1 Guide to the 2008 NEC to Ensure that Electrical Work Passes Inspection on the First Try!Completely revised and updated to reflect all 2008 Code changes,McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Code 2008 Handbook, 26th Editionprovides the essential put-the-code-into-practice guidance that users require in the field and in the office. An industry bestseller for over 85 years, this classic handbook helps decipher and interpret new Code changes and difficult and controversial rules.With the new addition of Frederic P. Hartwell to the author team, this time-tested reference has been rigorously revised and rewritten to cover all the information needed to meet 2008 Code requirements.Covering every topic in the 2008 Code, the coverage ranges from grounded conductors, branch circuits, feeders, surge arresters, wiring methods, cables, conduits, and switches...to hazardous locations, emergency systems, communications circuits, and product safety standards.McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Code 2008 Handbook, 26th Editionfeatures a bind-in card with a code that enables users to download the searchable e-book and the following new coverage: New rules, terminology, and definitions that modify key grounding concepts New rules for GFCIs and AFCIs Fire pumps Repair garage area classifications Solar photovoltaic systems, including utility interactive inverters Extensive coverage of how to size conductors under all loading conditions Critical operations power systems (COPS)-the new Article 708 on hardened facilitiesInside this Practice-Oriented Guide to the 2008 NEC Requirements for Electrical Installations Branch Circuits Feeders Services Surge Arresters Wiring Methods Cables Conduits Tubing Busways Wireways Raceways Fixture Wires Switches Appliances Generators Capacitors Storage Batteries Hazardous Locations Temporary Wiring Emergency Systems Communications Circuits Tables Examples And Much More!

Author Biography

Brian J. McPartland is a consultant on whotravels the United States teaching seminars on the NationalElectrical Code®. Joseph F. McPartland (Tupper, NY) is anelectrical contracting consultant.

Table of Contents

p. 100
Definitionsp. 110
Requirements for Electrical Installations
p. 200
Use and Identification of Grounded Conductorsp. 210
Branch Circuitsp. 215
Feedersp. 220
Branch-Circuit, Feeder, and Service Calculationsp. 225
Outside Branch Circuits and Feedersp. 230
Servicesp. 240
Overcurrent Protectionp. 250
Grounding and Bondingp. 280
Surge Arrestersp. 285
Transient Voltage Surge Suppressors (TVSS)
p. 300
Wiring Methodsp. 310
Conductors for General Wiringp. 312
Cabinets, Cutout Boxes, and Meter Socket Enclosuresp. 314
Outlet, Device, Pull, and Junction Boxes
Conduit Bodies
Fittings; and Handhole Enclosuresp. 320
Armored Cablep. 322
Flat Cable Assembliesp. 324
Flat Conductor Cable: Type FCCp. 326
Integrated Gas Spacer Cable: Type IGSp. 328
Medium Voltage Cable: Type MVp. 330
Metal-Clad Cablep. 332
Mineral-Insulated, Metal-Sheathed Cablep. 334
Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cablep. 336
Power and Control Tray Cable: Type TCp. 338
Service-Entrance Cablep. 340
Underground Feeder and Branch-Circuit Cablep. 342
Intermediate Metal Conduitp. 344
Rigid Metal Conduitp. 348
Flexible Metal Conduit: Type FMCp. 350
Liquidtight Flexible Metal Conduit: Type LFMCp. 352
Rigid Nonmetallic Conduitp. 353
High Density Poleethelene Conduit: Type HDPEp. 356
Liquidtight Flexible Nonmetallic Conduit: Type LFNCp. 358
Electrical Metallic Tubing: Type EMTp. 360
Flexible Metallic Tubing: Type FMCp. 362
Electrical Nonmetallic Tubing: Type ENTp. 366
Auxiliary Guttersp. 368
Buswaysp. 370
Cablebusp. 372
Cellular Concrete Floor Racewaysp. 374
Cellular Metal Floor Racewaysp. 376
Metal Wirewaysp. 378
Nonmetallic Wirewaysp. 380
Multioutlet Assemblyp. 382
Nonmetallic Extensionsp. 384
Strut-Type Channel Racewayp. 386
Surface Metal Racewaysp. 388
Surface nonmetallic Racewaysp. 390
Underfloor Racewaysp. 392
Cable Traysp. 394
Concealed Knob-and-Tube Wiringp. 396
Messenger-Supported Wiringp. 398
Open Wiring on Insulators
p. 400
Flexible Cords and Cablesp. 402
Fixture Wiresp. 404
Switchesp. 406
Receptacles, Cord Connectors, and Attachment Plugs (CAPS)p. 408
Switchboards and Panelboardsp. 409
Industrial Control Panelsp. 410
Luminaires, Lampholders, and Lampsp. 411
Lighting Systems Operating at 30 Volts or Lessp. 422
Appliancesp. 424
Fixed Electric Space-heating Equipmentp. 426
Fixed Outdoor Electric Deicing and Snow-Melting Equipmentp. 427
Fixed Electric Heating Equipment for Pipelines and Vesselsp. 430
Motors, Motor Circuits, and Controllersp. 440
Air-Conditioning and Refrigerating Equipmentp. 445
Generatorsp. 450
Transformers and Transformer Vaults (Including Secondary Ties)p. 455
Phase Convertersp. 460
Capacitorsp. 470
Resistors and Reactorsp. 480
Storage Batteriesp. 490
Equipment Overp. 600
Volts Nominal
Hazardous (Classified) Locationsp. 501
Locationsp. 502
Locationsp. 503
Locationsp. 504
Intrinsically Safe Systemsp. 505
Zone 0, 1, and 2 Locationsp. 511
Commercial Garages, Repair and Storagep. 513
Aircraft Hangarsp. 514
Gasoline Dispensing and Service Stationsp. 515
Bulk Storage Plantsp. 516
Spray Application, Dipping, and Coating Processesp. 517
Health Care Facilitiesp. 518
Places of Assemblyp. 520
Theaters, Audience Areas of Motion Picture and Television Studios, and Similar Locationsp. 525
Carnivals, Circuses, Fairs, and Similar Eventsp. 530
Motion Picture and Television Studios and Similar Locationsp. 540
Motion Picture Projections Roomsp. 547
Agricultural Buildingsp. 550
Mobile Homes, Manufactured Homes, and Mobile Home Parksp. 551
Recreational Vehicles and Recreational Vehicle Parksp. 553
Floating Buildingsp. 555
Marinas and Boatyardsp. 590
Temporary Wiring
p. 600
Electric Signs and Outline Lightingp. 604
Manufactured Wiring Systemsp. 605
Office Furnishings (Consisting of
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