The 15th edition of this resource is completely updated to the 2005 National Electrical Code, and provides the necessary foundation for learning all aspects of house wiring that meets code. This book explains and follows the NEC using the metric system, and presents ample electrical formulas that electricians need to know to be successful and competent on-the-job.
Electrical Wiring: Residential, Seventh Canadian Edition, will prove a valuable resource to instructors and students alike. It includes 2015 Canadian Electrical Code, Part I references and wiring techniques. Each chapter is a complete lesson ending with review questions to summarize the material covered. The chapters are sequenced to introduce the student to basic principles and wiring practices, and progress to more advanced areas of residential electrical wiring. The text guides students through the working drawings for a residential electrical installation, the proper wiring of receptacles, and the minimum required number of lighting and power branch circuits. Key topics include: calculating conductor sizes, calculating voltage drop, sizing services, connecting electrical appliances, grounding and bonding equipment, and installing recessed fixtures. These are critical skills that can make the difference between an installation that ?meets code? and one that is exceptional.
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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: HOUSE WIRING, 3E offers a concrete approach to teaching the most current electrical wiring practices in use in the housing industry. Like all books in the RCA series, House Wiring is based on the Skills Standards approved by NAHB's Home Builders Institute. The NAHB/HBI Skills Standards were developed by a board of industry and academic experts. Popular topics such as alternative energy systems and green coverage including sustainable building practices as they apply to house wiring are included in this new edition. This text is also updated to include the latest 2011 Electrical Code. An increased number of procedures help students better understand common house wiring practices along with additional end of the chapter review questions to help reinforce material covered and improve critical thinking skills. Teaching aids such as a From Experience section which addresses common residential wiring practices and scenarios and Caution boxes that emphasize the on-going importance of safety helps the student retain and apply what they have learned. An English and Spanish glossary is also included. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This book is written for the students who want to learn how to wire a home. House Wiring covers the basic electrical wiring principles and practices, with National Electrical Code references, used in the installation of residential electrical wiring systems. Wiring practices that are commonly used in today's residential electrical market are discussed in detail and presented in a way that not only tells what needs to be done, but also shows how to do it. Both general safety and electrical safety are stressed throughout the book. - About this book.