Higher Education

Electrical Field Reference Handbook: Revised for the NEC® 2008, 2nd Edition

  • National Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee
  • ISBN-10: 1418073466  |  ISBN-13: 9781418073466
  • 452 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2005
  • © 2008 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $26.25

About

Overview

Developed as a handy, easy-to-use resource for electrical estimators, contractors, electricians, and apprentices, the Electrical Field Reference Handbook is the ultimate desk and field reference. Now updated to the National Electrical Code® 2008, it covers the most frequently used on-the-job information, such as: standard symbols for blueprints, drawings, and instrumentation, key formulas and calculations, common NEC® 2008 tables, motor and transformer calculations, and more. A section devoted to first aid and OSHA safety standards demonstrates the book's commitment not only to accuracy and currency, but also to safety. With a durable, spiral-bound format perfect for work in the field and a straightforward writing style, this book provides electricians with at-your-fingertips information virtually any time and any place it is needed. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

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Features and Benefits

  • new content on motor and transformer connections, tap configurations, and wiring diagrams provides additional support for workers in the field
  • introduction and applications for each chapter clearly explain what information is contained within the chapter, and why it is important for on-the-job success
  • convenient size makes this book perfect to keep in the truck or carry along at a jobsite
  • spiral-bound, heavy-duty pages make it durable for everyday use

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Electrical Formulas – Rules Of Thumb
Chapter 2. NEC Tables
Chapter 3. Conversion Charts
Chapter 4. Motors & Transformers
Chapter 5. Instrumentation
Chapter 6. Conduit Bending And Threading
Chapter 7. Rigging & Hoisting
Chapter 8. Blueprint Symbols
Chapter 9. Worker Safety Rules
Chapter 10. First Aid

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Journeyman Electrician’s Review: Based on the National Electrical Code® 2008  (ISBN-10: 1418052833 | ISBN-13: 9781418052836)

Fully updated based on the 2008 edition of the National Electrical Code®, this all-inclusive Journeyman Electrician's Review provides users with a proven way to prepare for and pass professional licensing exams. In addition to three comprehensive practice exams, each chapter of this concise study guide focuses on a specific topic covered on the journeyman licensing exams, including general wiring methods, over current protection, grounding, special equipment and occupancies, and more. Each chapter also contains questions that are styled like those that appear on actual exams. These questions guide readers quickly and efficiently to mastery of the content. With each question relating to an NEC® topic, users are directed to cite a specific code reference as part of the answer. As a result, they gain hands-on practice using the electrical industry's most authoritative reference as part of their test preparation, ensuring maximum readiness for all of the challenges they'll face in the field as licensed journeyman electricians.

List Price = $62.95  | CengageBrain Price = $62.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $47.25

Student Supplements

Journeyman Electrician’s Review: Based on the National Electrical Code® 2008  (ISBN-10: 1418052833 | ISBN-13: 9781418052836)

Fully updated based on the 2008 edition of the National Electrical Code®, this all-inclusive Journeyman Electrician's Review provides users with a proven way to prepare for and pass professional licensing exams. In addition to three comprehensive practice exams, each chapter of this concise study guide focuses on a specific topic covered on the journeyman licensing exams, including general wiring methods, over current protection, grounding, special equipment and occupancies, and more. Each chapter also contains questions that are styled like those that appear on actual exams. These questions guide readers quickly and efficiently to mastery of the content. With each question relating to an NEC® topic, users are directed to cite a specific code reference as part of the answer. As a result, they gain hands-on practice using the electrical industry's most authoritative reference as part of their test preparation, ensuring maximum readiness for all of the challenges they'll face in the field as licensed journeyman electricians.

List Price = $62.95  | CengageBrain Price = $62.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $47.25

Meet the Author

Author Bio

National Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee

NJATC develops and standardizes training for National Electrical Contractors Association and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, which represents more than 780,000 members working in a wide variety of fields around North America.