For anyone who has ever experienced the challenges of deciphering and applying the more difficult sections of the 2008 National Electrical Code
: Understanding and Applying the 2008 NEC offers fresh, easy-to-understand interpretations of the most challenging and commonly misunderstood sections of the 2008 National Electrical Code. The author uses his 40+ years of experience to deliver a straightforward approach that eliminates the confusing technical and legal jargon of the code. Coverage begins by providing a tour of the 2008 National Electrical Code, explaining its overall layout. It then progresses to how the electrical parameters of the other codes, such as building, fire, and utility codes, play a role in proper electrical installations.
Perfect as an on-the-job reference to guide readers through easy, accurate installations; this is a comprehensive resource that will benefit aspiring and professional architects, engineers, electricians, inspectors, and anyone working in the electrical field.
Table of Contents
- New approaches to solving complicated formulas.
- Detailed photos and illustrations offer additional clarification for hard-to-grasp concepts.
- "Understanding the Tables" sections demonstrate the uses of important tables, and how to use them properly.
- Appendix resources include Product Safety Standards, Conduit and Tubing Fill tables, Cross-Reference tables, and more for a complete learning experience.
Preface. Acknowledgements. About the Author. Introduction. Part I - Background to the Code
Chapter 1: How the Code Is Laid Out. Chapter 2: Other Codes and Regulation. Chapter 3: Referencing the Code. Part II - Applying the Code to Chapters 1-4 of the NEC, General Requirements.
Chapter 4: Article 90. Chapter 5: NEC Chapter 1, General. Chapter 6: NEC Chapter 2, Wiring and Protection. Chapter 7: NEC Chapter 3, Wiring Methods and Materials. Chapter 8: NEC Chapter 4, Equipment for General Use. Part III – Applying the Code to Chapters 5-8 of the NEC, Special Requirements.
Chapter 9: NEC Chapter 5, Special Occupancies. Chapter 10: NEC Chapter 6, Special Equipment. Chapter 11: NEC Chapter 7, Special Conditions. Chapter 12: NEC Chapter 8, Communications. Part IV – Understanding the Tables and Annexes.
Chapter 13: NEC Chapter 9, Tables and Annexes. Index.