Electrical Wiring: Residential

Paperback | August 22, 2012

byRay C Mullin, Tony Branch, Sandy Gerolimon

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Nelson Education is pleased to present the only Canadian Electrical Wiring Series on the market. This sixth Canadian edition of Electrical Wiring: Residential focuses on the technical skills required to perform electrical installations and is based on the 2012 edition of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I: The Safety Standard for ElectricalInstallations (CEC). This entry-level text is both comprehensive and readable. It is suitable for colleges, technical institutes, vocational/technical schools and electrical programs in high schools, and for readers who want to study the subject on their own.Topics include: calculating conductor sizes, calculating voltage drop, sizing services, connecting electrical appliances, grounding and bonding equipment, and installingrecessed fixtures. These are critical skills that can make the difference between aninstallation that "meets code" and one that is exceptional.

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Nelson Education is pleased to present the only Canadian Electrical Wiring Series on the market. This sixth Canadian edition of Electrical Wiring: Residential focuses on the technical skills required to perform electrical installations and is based on the 2012 edition of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I: The Safety Standard for Ele...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 10.81 × 8.41 × 0.63 inPublished:August 22, 2012Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176503811

ISBN - 13:9780176503819

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: General Information for Electrical InstallationsUnit 2: Drawings and SpecificationsUnit 3: Service Entrance CalculationsUnit 4: Service Entrance EquipmentUnit 5: Electrical OutletsUnit 6: Determining the Number and Location of Lighting and Receptacle Branch CircuitsUnit 7: Conductor Sizes and Types, Wiring Methods, Wire Connections, Voltage Drop and Neutral Sizing for ServicesUnit 8: Switch Control of Lighting Circuits, Receptacle Bonding and Induction Heating Resulting from Unusual Switch ConnectionsUnit 9: Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters, Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters, Transient Voltage Surge Suppressors, and Insolated Ground ReceptaclesUnit 10: Lighting Fixtures and BallastsUnit 11: Branch Circuits for the Bedrooms, Study and HallUnit 12: Branch Circuits for the Living Room and Front EntryUnit 13: Branch Circuits for BathroomsUnit 14: Lighting Branch Circuit and Small Appliance Circuits for the KitchenUnit 15: Special-Purpose Outlets for Ranges, Counter-Mounted Cooking Units, Wall-Mounted Ovens, Food Waste Disposals, and DishwashersUnit 16: Branch Circuits for the Laundry, Washroom, and AtticUnit 17: Electric Heating and Air ConditioningUnit 18: Oil and Gas Heating SystemsUnit 19: Recreation RoomUnit 20: Branch Circuits for Workshop and Utility AreaUnit 21: Heat and Smoke Detectors, Carbon Monoxide Detectors, and Security SystemsUnit 22: Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot TubsUnit 23: Television, Telephone, Data, and Home Automation SystemsUnit 24: Lighting Branch Circuit for the Garage and Outdoor LightingUnit 25: Standby Power SystemsUnit 26: Residential Utility-Interactive Solar Photovoltaic SystemsAppendix AAppendix BAppendix CIndex