Low Voltage Wiring: Security/Fire Alarm Systems: Security/Fire Alarm Systems

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McGraw Hill Professional, Sep 21, 2001 - Computers - 406 pages
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Best-of-the-best guidelines for handling low voltage wiring

The A-Z reference on designing, installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting modern security and fire alarm systems is now fully up-to-date in a new edition. Prepared by Terry Kennedy and John E. Traister, authors with over three decades of hands-on experience apiece in the construction industry, Low Voltage Wiring: Security/Fire Alarm Systems, Third Edition provides all the appropriate wiring data you need to work on security and fire alarm systems in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. A CD-ROM packaged with the book conveniently puts at your fingertips sample forms, checklists, a fully-searchable glossary, and hot-linked industry reference URLs. In addition, you get:


*Important safety tips
* Lists of regulations
* Explanations of emerging technologies
*Useful treatments of estimating and bidding
* Much more

 

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Contents

Part 2 The Field
91
Part 3 A Deeper Understanding
231
Using the CD
349
Glossary
351
Resource Directory
381
Index
397
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JOHN E. TRAISTER (deceased) was involved in the electrical industry for more than 35 years and wrote several best-selling McGraw-Hill books, including the HANDBOOK OF ELECTRICAL DESIGN DETAILS and the NEC HANDBOOK. He was the original author of SECURITY/FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS.

TERRY KENNEDY is an analyst for Liberty Mutual and scrutinizes the causes of defects in major construction lawsuits. He has had a hands-on involvement with the construction industry for over 30 years--carpenter, electrician, general contractor, construction manager, estimator--a thorough knowledge of the industry. Mr. Kennedy is a freelance writer, has been a featured speaker and lecturer, has recently completed the 2nd Edition of the ROOFING HANDBOOK, and is working on the ROOFER'S INSTANT ANSWER BOOK for McGraw-Hill.

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