Modern Residential Wiring presents the latest electrical wiring installation and repair practices in accordance to the National Electrical Code®. Essential information regarding safety, electrical theory, tools, and electrical systems is explained using clear and simple language. Specialized installations, such as swimming pools and emergency standby systems, are also addressed. A special math section reviews the math skills needed by electricians.
Content corresponds to the 2017 NEC®, and text features help familiarize students with the use of national and local codes for reference.
This new edition includes updated illustrations and photos, a new chapter organization, and expanded content in the following areas: careers/workplace skills, safety, electrical measurement and testing equipment, and lighting systems.
Step-by-step procedures, along with detailed images, make the most complicated tasks easy to understand.
1. Electrical Careers 2. Safety 3. Hand and Power Tools 4. Electrical Measurement and Testing Equipment 5. Electrical Energy Fundamentals
6. Print Reading, Specifications, and Codes 7. Branch-Circuit, Feeder, and Service Design
8. Conductors 9. Cable Systems 10. Raceway Systems 11. Boxes, Fittings, and Covers 12. Device Wiring 13. Lighting Systems 14. Appliance Wiring and Special Outlets 15. Overcurrent Protection 16. Grounding 17. The Service Entrance
18. Farm Wiring 19. Mobile Home Wiring 20. Swimming Pool Wiring 21. Telephone and Computer Network Wiring 22. Motors 23. Emergency and Standby Systems
Servicing Existing Systems
24. Electrical Remodeling 25. Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Harvey N. Holzman - is a licensed Master Electrician with 45 years of hands on experience in several states, including New York, Florida, Kansas, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Texas. Besides owning his own electrical contracting services company, he has provided consulting, supervision, and field engineering for several major constructors at both refineries and power generating stations. He has been a member of many electrical trade organizations and has trained dozens of individuals, many of who have gone on to become Master Electricians.