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Title:
Modern commercial wiring
Author:
Holzman, Harvey N.
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Publication Information:
Tinley Park, Ill. : Goodheart-Willcox Co., [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
238 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
General Note:
"Based on the 1999 National electric code."

Includes indexes.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781566375276
Format :
Book

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Summary

Modern Commercial Wiring is an outstanding new title by the author of the widely used Goodheart-Willcox text, Modern Residential Wiring. This textbook, based on the 1999 National Electrical Code "RM", provides students with a comprehensive resource for the more complex wiring requirements of commercial installations. It includes thorough coverage of such specialized areas as motor control, emergency power systems, installations in hazardous locations, and pool and fountain installations.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Electrical Fundamentals Reviewp. 9
Basic Electrical Circuit Unitsp. 9
Basic Circuitsp. 11
Alternating Currentp. 15
Utilization Voltagesp. 21
Chapter 2 Safetyp. 25
Cause of Accidentsp. 25
Accident Preventionp. 26
Helping an Injured Workerp. 29
Chapter 3 Toolsp. 31
Standard Construction Toolsp. 31
Electrical Toolsp. 33
Chapter 4 Electrical Prints, Specifications, and Codesp. 41
Electrical Print Readingp. 41
Electrical Specificationsp. 46
Building Codesp. 47
Chapter 5 Wiring Methodsp. 57
General Rules and Requirementsp. 58
Wiring Methodsp. 61
Chapter 6 Conductorsp. 73
Conductorsp. 73
Code Requirements for Conductorsp. 77
Allowable Ampacities in Conductorsp. 80
Voltage Dropp. 84
Conduit Capacityp. 87
Chapter 7 Boxes and Conduit Bodiesp. 91
Enclosuresp. 91
Enclosure Sizingp. 95
Outlet and Device Boxesp. 96
Chapter 8 Overcurrent Protectionp. 101
Overcurrentp. 101
Overcurrent Protection Requirementsp. 102
Overcurrent Protective Devicesp. 103
Conductor Tapsp. 108
Chapter 9 Service and Distributionp. 111
Servicep. 111
Distribution Systemsp. 116
Chapter 10 Transformersp. 119
Transformer Theoryp. 119
Transformer Varietiesp. 123
Transformer Installationp. 124
Groundingp. 126
Overcurrent Protectionp. 126
Transformer Connections and Wiring Diagramsp. 130
Chapter 11 Groundingp. 135
Grounding Theoryp. 135
System Groundingp. 137
Equipment Groundingp. 140
Grounding Electrode Systemp. 141
Grounding Methodsp. 142
Chapter 12 Branch Circuits and Feedersp. 145
Definitionsp. 145
Branch Circuitsp. 145
Branch-Circuit Loadsp. 147
Feedersp. 155
Summary of Commercial Service Load Computation Procedurep. 155
Sample Problemsp. 156
Chapter 13 Motorsp. 161
Motor Theoryp. 161
Motor Typesp. 161
Motor Circuit Conductorsp. 167
Overcurrent Protectionp. 168
Power Factorp. 170
Chapter 14 Motor Controlsp. 175
Motor Controllersp. 175
Motor Control Circuitsp. 176
Motor Control Connectionsp. 177
Motor Control Centersp. 181
Chapter 15 Emergency Powerp. 185
Emergency Power Systemsp. 185
Standby Power Systemsp. 189
Chapter 16 Hazardous Locationsp. 191
Explosionsp. 191
Hazardous Locationsp. 191
Class I Locationsp. 191
Class II Locationsp. 193
Class III Locationsp. 194
Repair and Storage Garagesp. 195
Aircraft Hangarsp. 196
Gasoline Dispensing and Service Stationsp. 197
Spraying, Dipping, and Coatingp. 197
Chapter 17 Pools and Fountainsp. 201
Receptaclesp. 201
Lighting Fixturesp. 201
Overhead Conductorsp. 204
Bondingp. 204
Groundingp. 205
Storable Poolsp. 205
Spas and Hot Tubsp. 205
Chapter 18 Maintenance and Troubleshootingp. 207
Troubleshootingp. 207
Testingp. 215
Troubleshooting Motorsp. 216
Reference Sectionp. 219
Index of Code Referencesp. 229
Indexp. 231