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Illustrated Guide to the National Electrical Code 7th Edition

Charles R. Miller

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  • Previous Editions 2015
  • 496 Pages
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Overview

This uniquely effective guide helps readers master the 2017 National Electrical Code®, using highly detailed, technically accurate illustrations to make even the most complex aspects of the code easier to understand and apply. An experienced author, educator, and master electrician, Charles Miller translates the often vague, complicated language of the 2017 NEC® into clear, simple instructions accompanied by helpful visuals. Topics are organized logically and presented in a convenient, modular format for easy reference, beginning with fundamental concepts and progressing to requirements for various dwellings, from one-family homes to multi-family housing, commercial locations, and special occupancies. The Seventh Edition of this trusted resource provides thorough coverage of changes to the 2017 NEC, as well as numerous new and updated illustrations. Comprehensive coverage, an innovative learning approach perfect for today's visual learners, and accurate, up-to-date information make this valuable resource indispensable for beginning and experienced electricians, engineers, and other electrical professionals.

Charles R. Miller,

For 18 years, Charles R. Miller owned and operated a successful commercial electrical contracting company (Lighthouse Electric Co., Inc.) in Nashville, Tennessee. Now an accomplished author and educator, Mr. Miller specializes in leading customized seminars on the National Electrical Code® (NEC®), as well as National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E. Class and seminar attendees have included employees of companies such as Ford, A. O. Smith, and The Aerostructures Corporation, as well as academic institutions such as Tennessee State University, Vanderbilt University, and Purdue University. Mr. Miller also wrote and illustrated the monthly "Code In Focus" column in ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR MAGAZINE, and he co-hosted a home improvement radio talk show in Nashville for more than three years.
  • Carefully updated to reflect the 2017 National Electric Code®, the Seventh Edition of this trusted text provides detailed, accurate coverage of essential guidelines and current requirements that today's electrical professionals need to know.
  • Now available in MindTap, an online learning platform that incorporates the core text, with learning activities like quizzing, videos, simulations and more empowers you to confidently engage your students in course materials.
  • Calculation Worksheets included in the text provide readers with straightforward, error-proof methods to perform complex calculations that are essential for success as an electrical professional.
  • Unit objectives are provided for each section to introduce new concepts, identify key learning goals, and prepare readers to master the material more effectively.
  • Each chapter features a summary of key content, as well as a competency test to help readers review more effectively, assess their understanding of the material, and identify any areas that need additional study.
  • A visually appealing, full-color layout helps bring even difficult concepts to life vividly, making it easier to absorb and apply essential electrical concepts--and master the details of the NEC®.
  • Digital Instructor Resources include electronic lecture slides, an Instructor's Guide with answers to the questions in the text and several comprehensive final exams, additional test banks, and the individual images from each unit.
Part I: FOUNDATIONAL PROVISIONS.
1. Introduction to the National Electrical Code®.
2. Definitions.
3. Boxes and Enclosures.
4. Cables.
5. Raceways and Conductors.
Part II: ONE-FAMILY DWELLINGS.
6. General Provisions.
7. Specific Provisions.
8. Load Calculations.
9. Services and Electrical Equipment.
Part III: MULTIFAMILY DWELLINGS.
10. Comprehensive Provisions.
11. Load Calculations.
Part IV: COMMERCIAL LOCATIONS.
12. General Provisions.
13. Nondwelling Load Calculations.
14. Services, Feeders, and Equipment.
Part V: SPECIAL OCCUPANCIES, AREAS, AND EQUIPMENT.
15. Hazardous (Classified) Locations.
16. Health Care.
17. Industrial Locations.
18. Special Occupancies.
19. Specific Equipment.
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