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Illustrated Guide to the National Electrical Code

ISBN 13: 9781337101974

ISBN 10: 1337101974

Author: Charles R. Miller

Pages: 496

Published: 05/01/2017

Price: $129.95 Add to cart

Description
This uniquely effective guide will help you master the 2017 National Electrical Code®. The author uses highly detailed, technically accurate illustrations to make even the most complex aspects of the code easier to understand and apply, translating the often complicated language of the 2017 NEC® into clear, simple instructions and helpful visuals. A logical organization of topics lets you explore fundamental concepts before progressing to requirements for various dwellings, from one-family homes to multi-family housing, commercial locations, and special occupancies. In addition, a convenient, modular format makes it easy to reference relevant information as needed. The Seventh Edition of this trusted text combines accurate, up-to-date coverage of changes to the 2017 NEC, numerous new and updated illustrations, and an innovative learning approach perfect for today's visual learners, creating an indispensable resource for students and professionals alike.
Benefits
  • Carefully updated to reflect the 2017 National Electric Code®, the Seventh Edition of this trusted text provides detailed, accurate coverage of essential guidelines and current requirements that today's electrical professionals need to know.
  • Now available in MindTap, an online learning platform that incorporates the core text, with learning activities like quizzing, videos, simulations and more empowers you to confidently engage your students in course materials.
  • Calculation Worksheets included in the text provide readers with straightforward, error-proof methods to perform complex calculations that are essential for success as an electrical professional.
  • Unit objectives are provided for each section to introduce new concepts, identify key learning goals, and prepare readers to master the material more effectively.
  • Each chapter features a summary of key content, as well as a competency test to help readers review more effectively, assess their understanding of the material, and identify any areas that need additional study.
  • A visually appealing, full-color layout helps bring even difficult concepts to life vividly, making it easier to absorb and apply essential electrical concepts--and master the details of the NEC®.
  • Digital Instructor Resources include electronic lecture slides, an Instructor's Guide with answers to the questions in the text and several comprehensive final exams, additional test banks, and the individual images from each unit.
Author Bio
Charles R. Miller
For 18 years, Charles R. Miller owned and operated a successful commercial electrical contracting company (Lighthouse Electric Co., Inc.) in Nashville, Tennessee. Now an accomplished author and educator, Mr. Miller specializes in leading customized seminars on the National Electrical Code® (NEC®), as well as National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E. Class and seminar attendees have included employees of companies such as Ford, A. O. Smith, and The Aerostructures Corporation, as well as academic institutions such as Tennessee State University, Vanderbilt University, and Purdue University. Mr. Miller also wrote and illustrated the monthly "Code In Focus" column in ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR MAGAZINE, and he co-hosted a home improvement radio talk show in Nashville for more than three years.
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Table of Contents
Part I: FOUNDATIONAL PROVISIONS.
1. Introduction to the National Electrical Code®.
2. Definitions.
3. Boxes and Enclosures.
4. Cables.
5. Raceways and Conductors.
Part II: ONE-FAMILY DWELLINGS.
6. General Provisions.
7. Specific Provisions.
8. Load Calculations.
9. Services and Electrical Equipment.
Part III: MULTIFAMILY DWELLINGS.
10. Comprehensive Provisions.
11. Load Calculations.
Part IV: COMMERCIAL LOCATIONS.
12. General Provisions.
13. Nondwelling Load Calculations.
14. Services, Feeders, and Equipment.
Part V: SPECIAL OCCUPANCIES, AREAS, AND EQUIPMENT.
15. Hazardous (Classified) Locations.
16. Health Care.
17. Industrial Locations.
18. Special Occupancies.
19. Specific Equipment.