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Residential Construction Academy: House Wiring 4th Edition

Gregory W. Fletcher

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Overview

Completely up to date with the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code, RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: HOUSE WIRING, 4TH EDITION introduces the latest and best practices in residential electrical wiring. This vividly illustrated, full-color text is based on the HBI National Skill Standards that cover the skill sets necessary for a first job in construction or as an electrician. This edition covers "green" topics, sustainable building practices, and alternative energy systems. Special features address common residential wiring practices and scenarios and emphasize safety. A hands-on student workbook/lab manual and new 3D immersive simulations are available.

Gregory W. Fletcher, Kennebec ValleyCommunityl College

Gregory W. Fletcher is chairman and lead instructor of the electrical technology department at Kennebec Valley Community College in Fairfield, Maine. With more than 30 years of experience in the electrical field, he has taught electrical wiring practices at the secondary, apprentice, and post-secondary levels. He is also the author of THE ELECTRICIAN'S GUIDE TO PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM INSTALLATION, RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: HOUSE WIRING WORKBOOK/LAB MANUAL, and GUIDE TO USING THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE. Licensed since 1976--first as a Journeyman and then as a Master Electrician--Mr. Fletcher holds an Associate of Applied Science degree in electrical construction and maintenance, a Bachelor of Science degree in applied technical education, and a Master of Science degree in industrial education. In addition, he is a member of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors and the National Fire Protection Association.
  • Comprehensive coverage in Ch. 22 Alternative Energy System Installation includes photovoltaics and small wind turbines.
  • A wealth of end-of-chapter review questions reinforce material covered and improve student critical thinking skills--helping students maximize their study time and course success.
  • End-of-chapter task procedures promote proficiency in both knowledge and the skills associated with the particular task.
  • "From Experience" sections address common residential wiring practices and scenarios, providing numerous opportunities for readers to apply what they have learned.
  • "Caution" boxes throughout the book emphasize the ongoing importance of safety in every stage of wiring installation.
  • An English and Spanish glossary is included.
  • The text's thorough instructor supplement package includes a comprehensive print Instructor's Guide with detailed curriculum and exercises.
  • A comprehensive, hands-on workbook/lab manual helps students gain a solid understanding of chapter concepts.
  • RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: HOUSE WIRING, 4e provides in-depth coverage of such key topics at hardware and materials, tools, meters, and print reading.
  • In addition to an entire chapter devoted to green wiring practices, "green" coverage is integrated throughout the text and includes sustainable building practices as they apply to house wiring.

Residential Construction Academy: House Wiring

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Residential Workplace Safety.
2. Hardware and Materials Used in Residential Wiring.
3. Tools Used in Residential Wiring.
4. Test and Measurement Instruments Used in Residential Wiring.
5. Understanding Residential Building Plans.
6. Determining Branch Circuit, Feeder Circuit, and Service Entrance Requirements.
7. Introduction to Residential Service Entrances.
8. Service Entrance Equipment and Installation.
9. General Requirements for Rough-In Wiring.
10. Electrical Box Installation
11. Cable Installation.
12. Raceway Installation.
13. Switching Circuit Installation.
14. Branch-Circuit Installation.
15. Special Residential Wiring Situations.
16. Video, Voice and Data Wiring Installation.
17. Lighting Fixture Installation.
18. Device Installation.
19. Service Panel Trim-Out.
20. Checking Out and Troubleshooting Electrical Wiring Systems.
21. Green Wiring Practices.
22. Alternative Energy System Installation.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Instructor's Guide

ISBN: 9781285861609
The instructor’s Guide serves as an instructional resource and provides teaching tips or guidelines, essay questions, answers to review and test questions, key objectives, glossary, appendices and exercises for content reinforcement.

Instructor's Resource

ISBN: 9781285861616
The Instructor Resources commonly includes PowerPoint® presentations for each core textbook chapter, computerized test bank, Instructor’s Manual, and other text-specific resources.

Workbook with Lab Manual

ISBN: 9781285861623
The student workbook is design to help you retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions; key-term definition queries; and multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and true-or-false problems.

CourseMate, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285861500
Many of our print offerings are also available in digital formats on www.CengageBrain.com. CengageBrain eBooks & eChapters are compatible with desktop computers and mobile devices such as the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Kindle Fire & Android devices. Students can highlight, take notes and access content without a software download. For more information, visit, http://www.cengagebrain.com/shop/newereader.html

FOR STUDENTS

Workbook with Lab Manual

ISBN: 9781285861623
The student workbook is design to help you retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions; key-term definition queries; and multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and true-or-false problems.

CourseMate, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285861500
Many of our print offerings are also available in digital formats on www.CengageBrain.com. CengageBrain eBooks & eChapters are compatible with desktop computers and mobile devices such as the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Kindle Fire & Android devices. Students can highlight, take notes and access content without a software download. For more information, visit, http://www.cengagebrain.com/shop/newereader.html