Users' Guide to the National Electrical Code

Understanding and Applying the Nec 2008

by: Larry Van Wert

Users' Guide to the National Electrical Code
Author: Larry Van Wert

Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning

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Publication date: 29 May 2008

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ISBN: 142834005X ISBN 13: 9781428340053

Users' Guide to the National Electrical Code by Larry Van Wert

Offers interpretations of the most challenging and commonly misunderstood sections of the NEC[registered]. This book provides a tour of the NEC[registered], explaining its overall layout. It progresses to how the electrical parameters of the other codes, such as building, fire, and utility codes, play a role in proper electrical installations. Top page

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For anyone who has ever experienced the challenges of deciphering and applying the more difficult sections of the 2008 NEC(R): Understanding and Applying the 2008 NEC offers fresh, easy to understand interpretations of the most challenging and commonly misunderstood sections of the NEC(R). 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 NEC(R), 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 Top page

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Publisher & Imprint: Delmar Cengage Learning

City: Clifton Park

Pages: 390

More info: height 232 mm width 188 mm weight 612 gr thickness 16 mm

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Age recommended: Professional and scholarly

Subject Indexing & Classification Dewey:(DC21) 621.31924 Library of Congress Subject: United States

Departments: Industrial chemistry & manufacturing technologies;

Record updated at: 14 February, 2014 time: 14:36

Summary Users' Guide to the National Electrical Code Table of Contents -Preface -About the Author -Introduction -Safety Practices -Part I - Background to the Code Chapter 1 - How the Code is Laid Out -Objectives -General Overview -Table of Contents -General Requirements for Electrical Installation -Special Areas -Communications -Tables -Annexes -Index Chapter 2 - What Other Codes and Regulations Do I Need to Know -Objectives -Building -Fire -Utility -Testing Agency Findings -Hazardous Locations -Communication Chapter 3 - How do I Reference the Code -Objectives -Using the Index -Using the Table of Contents *Part II - Applying the Code to Chapters 1-4 of the NEC - General Requirements Chapter 4 - Article 90 -Objectives -90.1 - Purpose -90.2 - Scope -90.4 - Enforcement -90.5 Explanatory Material -90.7 - Examination of Equipment for Safety -90.9 - Units of Measure Chapter 5 - NEC Chapter 1 - General -Objectives -Article 100 - Definitions -Article 110 - Requirements for Electrical Installations -110.10 -Circuit Impendance and other characteristics -110.14 - Electrical Connections -110.16 - Flash Protection -110.26 - Spaces About Electrical Equipment - 600 Volts or Less Chapter 6 - NEC Chapter 2 - Wiring and Protection -Objectives -Article 200 - Use and Identification of Conductors -200.6 - Means of Identifying Grounded Conductors -Article 210 - Branch Circuits -210.4 - Multi-Wire Branch Circuits -210.5 - Identification for Branch Circuits -210.8 - Ground-Fault Circuit - Interrupter Protection for Personnel -210.12 - Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupter Protection -210.20 - Over Current Protection -210.52 -Dwelling Unit receptacle Outlets -Article 215 -Feeders -215.2 - Minimum Ratings and Size for Feeders Not over 600 Volts -215.4 - Feeders with Common Neutral -Article 220 - Branch - Circuit Feeders, and Service Calculations -220.53 - Appliance Load -Dwelling Units(s) -220.55 - Electric Ranges and Other Cooking Appliances - Dwelling Unit(s) -220.61 - Feeder or Service Neutral Load -Article 230 - Services -230.2 - Number of Services -230.24 - Clearances -230.40 - Number of Service-Entrance Conductors -230.72 - Grouping of Disconnects -230.82 - Equipment Connected to the Supply Side of Service Disconnect -230.90 - Service equipment Over Current Protection - Where Required -230.95 - Ground-Fault Protection of Equpment -Article 240 - Over Current Protection -240.4 - Protection of Conductors -240.12 - Electrical System Coordination -240.20 - Over current Protection in Ungrounded Conductors -240.21 - Location in Circuit -Article 250 - Grounding and Bonding -250.20 - Alternating - Current Systems to be Grounded -250.24 - Grounding Service-Supplied Alternating-Current Systems -250.28 - Main Bonding Jumper and Systme Bonding Jumper -250.30 - Grounding Separately Derived Alternating-Current Systems -250.32 - Buildings or Structures Supplied by Feeder(s) or Branch Circuit(s) -250.50 - Grounding Electrode System -250.64 - Grounding Electrode Conductor Installation -250.92 - Bonding of Services -250.94 - Bonding for Other Systems -250.102 - Equipment Bonding Jumpers -250.104 - Bonding of Piping Systems and Exposed Structural Steel -250.119 - Identificatoin of Equipment Grounding Conductors -250.122 - Size of Equipment Grounding Conductors Chapter 7 - NEC Chapter 3 - Wiring Methods and Materials -Objectives -Article 300 - Wiring Methods -300.5 - Underground Installations -300.10 - Electrical Continuity of Metal Raceways and Enclosures -300.11 - Securing and Supporting -300.21 - Spread of Fire or Products of Combustion -300.50 - Table - Minimum Cover Requirements -Article 310 - Conductors for General Wiring -310.4 - Conductors in Parallel -310.10 - Temperature Limitation of Conductors -310.15 - Ampacities for Conductors Rated 0-2000 Volts -Article 312 - Cabinets, Cutout Boxes, and Meter Socket Enclosures -312.6 - Deflection of Conductors -Article 314 - Outlet, Device, Pull, and Junction Boxes -314.16 - Number of Conductors in OUtlet, Device, and Junction Boxes -314.28 - Pulland Junction Boxes and Conduit Bodies Chapter 8 - NEC Chapter 4 - Equipment for General Use -Objectives -Article 406 - Receptacle, Cord Connectors, and Attachment Plugs (Caps) -406.3 - General Installation Requirements -406.8 - Receptacle in Damp or Wet Locations -406.11 - Tamper Resistant Receptacles in Dwelling Units -Article 408 - Switchboards and Panel Boards -408.4 - Circuit directory or Circuit Identification -408.36 - Over Current Protection -408.40 - Grounding of Panel Boards -Article 410 - Luminaries (Lighting Fixtures), Lamp holders, and Lamps -410.4 - Luminaries in Specific Locations -410.11 - Temperature Limit of Conductors in Outlet Boxes -410.16 - Luminaries in Clothes CLosets -410.64 - Special Provisions for Flush and Recessed Luminaries -410.65 - Special Provisions for Electric-Discharge Lighting Systems 1000 Volts and Less -410-130 - General -Article 422 - Appliances -422-41 - Cord-and-Plug Connected Appliances Subject to Immersion -422.51 - Cord-and-Plub - Connected Vending Machines -422.52 - Electric Drinking Fountains -Article 426 - Fixed Outdoor Electric Deicing and Snow - Melting Equipment -426.28 - Equipment Protection -Article 420 - Motors, Motor Circuits, and Controllers -430.22 - Motor Circuit Conductors for a Single Motor -430.23 - Motor Circuit Conductors for a Wound-Rotor Secondary -430.24 - Several Motors or a Motor(s) and Other Loads -430.28 ? Motor Feeder Taps -430.31 ? Motor and Branch-Circuit Overload Protection -430.51 ? Motor Branch-Circuit Short-Circuit and Ground-Fault Protection -430-61 ? Motor Feeder Short-Circuit and Ground-Fault Protection -430.74 - Electrical Arrangement of Control Circuits -430.101 ? Motor Disconnecting Means -430.126 - Motor Temperature Protection -Article 440 ? Air Conditioning and Refrigeration equipment -440.21 ? Branch-Circuit Short-Circuit and Ground-Fault Protection -Article 450 ? Transformers and Transformer Vaults -450.3 ? Over current Protection Part III ? Applying the Code to Chapters 5-8 of the NEC ? Special Requirements Chapter Nine ? NEC Chapter 5 ? Special Occupancies -Objectives -Article 500 ? Hazardous (Classified) Locations, Classes I, II, and III, Divisions 1 and 2 -Article 500.7 ? Protection Techniques -Article 501 ? Class 1 Locations -Article 501.10 ? Wiring Methods -Article 501.30 ? Grounding and Bonding, Class 1, Divisions 1 and 2 -Article 504 ? Intrinsically Safe Systems -504.30 ? Separation of Intrinsically Safe Conductors -Article 511 ? Commercial Garages, Repair and Storage -511.1 ? Scope -511.3 ? Area Classification, General -Article 517 ? Health Care Facilities -517.13 ? Grounding of Receptacles and Fixed Electric Equipment in Patient Care Areas -517.17 ? Ground-Fault Protection -517.19 ? Critical Care Areas -517.25 ? The Essential Electrical System Article 518 ? Assembly Occupancies -518.1 ? Scope -518.4 ? Wiring Methods Article 522 ? Control Systems for Permanent Amusement Attractions Article 547 ? Agricultural Buildings -547.1 ? Scope -547.9 ?Electrical Supply to Building(s) 0r Structure(s) from a Distribution Point -547.10 ? Equipotential Planes and Bonding of Equipotential Planes Article 555 ? Marinas and Boatyards -555.1 ? Scope -555.2 ? Electrical Datum Plane Chapter 10 ? NEC Chapter 6 ? Special Equipment Objectives Article 600 ? Electric Signs and Outline Lighting -600.1 ? Scope -600.6 ? Disconnects -600.41 ? Neon Tubing Article 625 ? Electrical Vehicle Charging System -625.1 ? Scope Article 626 ? Electrified Truck Parking Spaces -626.1 ? Scope Article 680 ? Swimming Pools, Fountains, and Similar Installations -680.2 ? Definitions -680.10 ? Underground Wiring Location -680.12 ? Maintenance Disconnecting Means Top page

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