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The DEWALT Electrical Professional Reference 2011 gives you the best of both worlds – in a handy pocket-sized package! The book delves into areas critical for success in an electrical professional's career, from motors, transformers, and grounding, to voltage drops, fastener charts, and tools. With value that will extend far past the classroom, this reference guide is packed with valuable diagrams, practical examples, and everything your electrical students will need for future success.
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- Clarifies key concepts with detailed tables, figures, and formulas that will enhance your understanding of how to comply with the code.
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Updated to the 2011 National Electrical Code.
Table of Contents
Preface. Chapter 1: Circuits, Formulas, and Voltage Drop Calculations. Chapter 2: Conduit, Cable and Underground Installations. Chapter 3: Ampacity, Box Fill, Branch Circuits, Conductors, Enclosures and Raceways. Chapter 4: Recepticles, Switches, Interior Wiring and Lighting. Chapter 5: Grounding and Bonding. Chapter 6: Motors. Chapter 7: Transformers. Chapter 8:Communications and Electronics. Chapter 9: Electrical and Job Safety. Chapter 10: Materials and Tools. Chapter 11:Conversion Factors, Mathematics, and Units of Measurement. Chapter 12: Symbols. Glossary.
About the Author
has an extensive background in the construction, data, electronic, HVAC and plumbing trades. He is a leading voice in the electrical industry with years of experience from an apprentice to a project manager. Paul has written for all of the leading electrical and low voltage industry magazines and has authored more than 30 books. In addition, he wrote the first standard for the installation of optical cables (ANSI-NEIS-301) and was awarded a patent for a power transmission module. Paul currently serves as contributing editor for Power Outlet Magazine, teaches for Iowa State University and works as a consultant and expert witness in legal cases. He speaks occasionally at industry events.