Significant Changes to the 2008
Yourself with the Major Changes in the 2008 National Electrical Code
By Patrick S. Ouillette
Learn the Details
of the Code Changes in the 2008 NEC
Significant Changes is intended to familiarize
you with the major changes contained in the
2008 National Electrical Code® and
includes only the most significant revisions. Through the headings
at the beginning of each NEC Code change addressed in the textbook,
students will easily identify the section affected by the NEC code change and
the specific subject being discussed.
The “Significance” section contains
information about the type of code change and highlights its importance.
The “Analysis” section includes an explanation to help understand the revised language, its background, and the logic of
the code change.
Graphics, photographs, examples, and
calculations are used to illustrate the change and to enhance
learning. The “Summary” section is a brief statement of the change.
Where a code change involves new or updated technology, pertinent
information is included under the “Technical Update” section.
The application questions within the textbook
are designed to assist in applying the new NEC code
revisions in practice, and can be used to assess
comprehension of the NEC code changes.
- Wiring and Protection
- Special Equipment
- Special Conditions
- Communications Systems
216 Pages, illustrated,
Published January 2008