Illustrated Guide to the National Electrical Code / Edition 7 available in Paperback
This uniquely effective guide helps readers master the 2014 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 2014 NEC into clear, simple instructions and 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 Sixth Edition of this trusted resource provides thorough coverage of changes to the 2014 Code, as well as numerous new and updated illustrations, and additional material on renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power. 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.
About the Author
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 over three years.
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.