Electric Wiring for the Use of Architects, Underwriters, and the Owners of Buildings

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Macmillan and Company, 1896 - 183 стор.

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Сторінка 125 - Definitions). b. Must be placed at every point where a change is made in the size of the wire (unless the cut-out in the larger wire will protect the smaller).
Сторінка 138 - No combination fixture in which the conductors are concealed in a space less than one-fourth inch between the inside pipe and the outside casing, will be approved. h. Each fixture must be tested for "contacts...
Сторінка 64 - Special attention is called to the fact that switchboards should not be built down to the floor, nor up to the ceiling, but a space of at least ten or twelve inches should be left between the floor and the board, and from eighteen to twenty-four inches between the ceiling and the board, in order to prevent fire from communicating from the switchboard to the floor or ceiling and also to prevent the forming of a partially concealed space very...
Сторінка 119 - ... b. Must not be placed in the immediate vicinity of easily ignitible stuff or where exposed to inflammable gases or dust or to flyings of combustible material.
Сторінка 110 - Must be so placed in wet places that an air space will be left between conductors and pipes in crossing, and the former must be run in such a way that they cannot come in contact with the pipe accidentally. Wires should be run over, rather than under, pipes upon which moisture is likely to gather or which, by leaking, might cause trouble on a circuit.
Сторінка 121 - Must not be of such material or construction that the insulation of the conductor will ultimately be injured or destroyed by the elements of the composition. c. Must be first installed as a complete conduit system, without conductors, strings, or anything for the purpose of drawing in the conductors, and the conductors then to be pushed or fished in. The conductors must not be placed in position until all mechanical work on the building has been, as far as possible, completed. d. Must not be so placed...
Сторінка 160 - Must be capable of being disconnected at the power plant, or of being divided into sections, so that in case of fire on the railway route, the current may be shut off from the particular section and not interfere with the work of the firemen. This rule also applies to feeders.
Сторінка 110 - Must be so spliced or joined as to be both mechanically and electrically secure without solder. The joints must then be soldered, to insure preservation, and covered with an insulation equal to that on the conductors.
Сторінка 137 - Must be entirely made of material that will resist the action of illuminating gases and will not give way or soften under the heat of an ordinary gas flame or leak under a moderate pressure.
Сторінка 183 - The author proposes to furnish to any earnest student the opportunity to acquire, so far as books will teach, the knowledge necessary to erect safely any building.1' These papers are> the work of a practising architect and not of a mere theorist.

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