Practical electrical wiring: residential, farm, and industrial

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McGraw-Hill, Jan 1, 1993 - House & Home - 643 pages
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A revision of a bestselling guide to all kinds of electrical wiring jobs, updated to conform to the 1993 National Electrical Code. Table of Contents: Codes; Basic Principles; AC and DC Power; Basic Devices and Circuits; Overcurrent Devices; Types and Sizes of Wires; Wire Size Selection; Wire Connections and Splices; Grounding; Outlet and Switch Boxes; Wiring Methods; Adequate Wiring; Service Entrance and Branch Circuits; Lighting; Motors; Planning and Installation; Installation of Service Entrance and Ground; Outlets; Finishing; Miscellaneous Wiring; Wiring for Special Appliances; Modernizing; Farm Wiring; Mobile Homes; Wiring Apartments; Nonresidential Wiring Methods and Materials; Nonresidential Lighting; Wiring for Motors; Wiring for Commerical Occupancies; Wiring Industrial Occupancies; Wiring Special Occupancies. Index. 470 illustrations.

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Contents

Theory and Basic Principles
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Codes Inspections and Product Approvals
3
Basic Principles
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Herbert P. Richter was a licensed electrician who wrote the first edition of "Practical Electrical Wiring" in 1939. Frederic P. Hartwell is nationally known for his expertise on National Electrical Code topics. He is the author of "Wiring Simplified" and will become the new author of the" American Electricians' Handbook" with the 15th edition in 2008. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.

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