Commercial Electrical Wiring Book - Based on 2008 NEC 13th Edition, 448 pages, Robert L. Smith and Ray C. Mullins. Updated to reference the 2008 National Electrical Code, this edition of Electrical Wiring Commercial guides readers step-by-step through the basics of commercial wiring. With a practical, straightforward approach, and a new, full-color design that aids in complex wiring diagrams, this book provides more learning tools than ever before for the critical tasks and responsibilities that face today's professional commercial 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, compact fluorescent lamps, motor burnout problems, and 2008 NEC grounding requirements, readers can feel confident they are getting the very latest in industry standards and procedures. A complete set of commercial 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 commercial electricity industry.
New, updated photographs, full color diagrams, and illustrations add clarity to explanations of critical concepts
• Expanded coverage on safety in the workplace from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) provides readers with well-rounded introduction to the subject
• Practical examples are used throughout to reinforce key calculations and concepts
• Both metric and English measurements are used to appeal to readers of all learning backgrounds
• Criss Cross Code Index allows users to reference specific content and Code requirements with ease
Unit 1: COMMERCIAL BUILDING PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS Unit 2: READING ELECTRICAL WORKING DRAWINGS?ENTRY LEVEL Unit 3: CALCULATING THE ELECTRICAL LOAD Unit 4: BRANCH-CIRCUITS Unit 5 SWITCHES AND RECEPTACLES Unit 6: BRANCH-CIRCUIT INSTALLATION Unit 7: MOTOR AND APPLIANCE CIRCUITS Unit 8: FEEDERS Unit 9 SPECIAL SYSTEMS Unit 10: WORKING DRAWINGS?UPPER LEVEL Unit 11 SPECIAL CIRCUITS (OWNER?S CIRCUITS) Unit 12 PANELBOARD SELECTION AND INSTALLATION Unit 13 THE ELECTRIC SERVICE Unit 14 LAMPS FOR LIGHTING Unit 15 LUMINAIRES (FIXTURES) Unit 16 EMERGENCY, LEGALLY REQUIRED STANDBY, AND OPTIONAL STANDBY Unit 17 OVERCURRENT PROTECTION: FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS Unit 18 SHORT-CIRCUIT CALCULATIONS AND COORDINATION OF OVERCURRENT PROTECTIVE DEVICES Unit 19 EQUIPMENT AND CONDUCTOR SHORT-CIRCUIT PROTECTION Unit 20 LOW-VOLTAGE REMOTE-CONTROL Unit 21 THE COOLING SYSTEM APPENDIX