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Illustrated Guide to the National Electrical Code 7th Edition

Charles R. Miller

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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, educa

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.

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  • 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.
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  • 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®.
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Illustrated Guide to the National Electrical Code

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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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