Higher Education

DEWALT® Electrical Code Reference: Based on the NEC® 2014, 3rd Edition

  • Daniel Sandefur
  • ISBN-10: 1305395050  |  ISBN-13: 9781305395053
  • 84 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2012, 2008
  • © 2015 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $16.50

About

Overview

Transform complex residential electrical installation requirements into practical, simple, easy-to-understand concepts – all with a tool designed to meet the needs of anyone from a homeowner to an experienced electrician! The DEWALT ELECTRICAL CODE REFERENCE – BASED ON THE NEC 2014® examines all aspects of residential wiring, beginning with the rough-in stages and finishing with the final trim- out. It explores each room of the house in detail, including receptacle placement, smoke detector installation, stairwells, and crawl spaces. The book's thorough coverage also expands to address grounding and bonding requirements, HVAC circuits, GFCI and AFCI requirements, and even voltage drop calculations. Enhancing this content are the book's powerful features and important learning tools: worksheets to simplify advanced load calculations, clear, straightforward diagrams for wiring devices, and code references that highlight critical NEC® 2014 requirements. The end result is a must-have addition to the toolboxes of all your students.

Features and Benefits

  • The best seller in the DEWALT Code Reference Series is now updated to the National Electrical Code® 2014.
  • Spiral binding allows the book to lay flat when opened while keeping the pages securely intact.
  • Utilizing effective graphics, pictures and bulleted text, complex materials is presented in an easy-to-understand format for fast on-the-job solutions.
  • Over 80 pages of 3-D, full color illustrations, code violations, installation concerns, and easy-to-find code references.
  • Clarifies key processes with easy-to-follow diagrams for the more complicated installations.
  • Laminated cover and inside pages are tear-resistant, and water and oil resistant which provides easy access any time or place that you need.

Table of Contents

General Terms and Definitions.
Basic Electrical Equipment.
RECEPTACLE REQUIREMENTS.
Permissible Receptacle Types for Branch Circuits.
RECEPTACLE TERMINALS.
Types of Terminals.
COMMON WIRING METHODS.
1 Pole Switch. 3 Way Switch. 4 Way Switch. 120 Volt Receptacle. 120 Volt GFCI Receptacle. 4 Wire 240 Volt Receptacle. Lighting Fixture. Ceiling Fan with Light.
SIZING BRANCH CIRCUITS.
Common Cable Types for Various Circuits. Overcurrent Protection.
BASIC WIRING REQUIREMENTS AND TECHNIQUES.
Cables and Outlet Boxes Installations. Roughing in Receptacle Outlets. Standard Mounting Heights. Lockout Provisions and Grounding.
BOX FILL.
Typical Calculations. Requirements.
TEMPORARY SERVICE.
Overhead. Underground.
SMOKE DETECTORS.
Residential Area Requirements. Wiring Method. Smooth Ceiling. Placement.
BEDROOM.
Layout. Clothes Closet.
KITCHEN, EATING AREA AND DINING ROOM.
Layout. Appliances – Ranges, Rangehood and Microwave. Appliances – Dishwasher and Disposal.
LIVING ROOM AND BONUS ROOM.
Layout. Wetbar and Track Lighting.
HALLWAY AND STAIRWELL.
LAUNDRY ROOM.
BATHROOM.
Typical Bathroom. Hydromassage Bathtub.
GARAGE.
UNFINISHED BASEMENT.
STORAGE AREA.
OUTSIDE LIGHTING AND RECEPTACLES.
CRAWL SPACE.
HVAC.
Inside Equipment. Outside Equipment. Conductor Sizing. Air Handlers. Condensing Units. Package Units.
WORK SPACE.
FEEDERS AND SERVICES.
Conductor Sizing. Subpanels. Service Equipment. Underground Raceways. Overhead Services.
SERVICE GROUNDING.
Grounding Electrode Conductors. Rebar in Footer. Metallic Water Piping. Ground Rods.
DETACHED BUILDINGS.
Detached Buildings. Panels.
LOAD CALCULATIONS.
USEFUL FORMULAS.
Ohm's Law. Voltage Drop. Formulas, Common Symbols and Abbreviations.

What's New

  • Convenient size with an easy-to-use quick reference format that facilitates understanding.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Daniel Sandefur

Daniel Sandefur is licensed as an electrical contractor, master electrician, electrical inspector, and as an electrical plans examiner. A member of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors, Mr. Sandefur also holds certifications as a Master Electrical Inspector, 1- & 2- family dwelling inspector, commercial electrical inspector, and as an electrical plans examiner.