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Residential Construction Academy : House Wiring - Gregory Fletcher

Residential Construction Academy

House Wiring


Published: 20th November 2017
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Gain the knowledge, hands-on skills, and industry insights you need to succeed with this proven guide to the latest and best practices in residential electrical wiring. Completely up to date with the 2017 National Electrical Code (R) and key Home Builders Institute (HBI) National Skill Standards, this vividly illustrated, full-color text will give you a thorough grounding in basic residential wiring concepts. In addition, you'll learn about "green" topics such as sustainable building practices and alternative energy systems, as well as practical applications, real-world scenarios, and safety practices you're likely to encounter on the job. With special features to reinforce learning in every chapter, plus helpful print and digital support materials, RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: HOUSE WIRING, Fifth Edition, is your ideal resource for career success.

This text has always been current with the Electrical Industry, and I am glad to see the author is keeping up to industry standards and with NEC changes. This is written in a fashion that will appeal to not only the hands-on type of student, but the academic student as well. I think that the book is very appropriate for my students. It's concise and easy to understand.

1. Residential Workplace Safety. 2. Hardware and Materials Used in Residential Wiring. 3. Tools Used in Residential Wiring. 4. Test and Measurement Instruments Used in Residential Wiring. 5. Understanding Residential Building Plans. 6. Determining Branch Circuit, Feeder Circuit, and Service Entrance Requirements. 7. Introduction to Residential Service Entrances. 8. Service Entrance Equipment and Installation. 9. General NEC (R) Requirements for Rough-In Wiring. 10. Electrical Box Installation 11. Cable Installation. 12. Raceway Installation. 13. Switching Circuit Installation. 14. Branch-Circuit Installation. 15. Special Residential Wiring Situations. 16. Video, Voice and Data Wiring Installation. 17. Lighting Fixture Installation. 18. Device Installation. 19. Service Panel Trim-Out. 20. Checking Out and Troubleshooting Electrical Wiring Systems. 21. Green Wiring Practices. 22. Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System Installation.

ISBN: 9781337402415
ISBN-10: 1337402419
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 896
Published: 20th November 2017
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.69 x 22.1  x 3.05
Weight (kg): 1.77
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: Revised