Practical Electrical Wiring: Residential, Farm, Commercial, and Industrial

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Park Pub., 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 677 pages
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Critical revisions in technical topics driven by emerging technology and code changes comprise this truly comprehensive reference that gives an insider’s look at how the electrical trade works. The guidelines provide an essential context for understanding the major industry segments--residential, farm, commercial, and industrial--and the techniques help solve all wiring problems. A wealth of tips and handy tricks offered in a professional, down-to-earth style make this a favorite on-the-job resource. Professional practitioners, students and apprentices, and those seeking more information to wire at home will find everything they need to know about the wiring trade in a single, compact volume.

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A great book on wiring. If you are an electrician or a DIYer, this should be on your shelf. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

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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