Wiring Residential - 16th Edition
Bestselling Guide Helps The Reader Learn the Basics
of Residential Wiring in New and Existing Homes to
the 2008 National Electrical Code
By Ray C.
Resource for Anyone Who Works With Residential
bestselling book has already helped tens of
thousands of readers to learn the basics of
residential wiring in both new and existing homes,
and it is now updated to comply with the 2008
National Electrical Code.
Electrical Wiring Residential,
16E uses a practical approach and comprehensive
coverage to guide readers step-by-step through the
critical tasks and responsibilities that face
today's professional residential electricians.
With new coverage of energy
conservation laws like Title 24, as well as updated
coverage of today's important concepts like ground
fault circuit interrupters, smoke, heat, and carbon
monoxide alarms, and 2008 NEC requirements for house
wiring, readers can feel confident they are getting
the very latest in industry standards and
A complete set of residential
building plans is also included, offering
opportunities for hands-on practice in interpreting
and applying Code requirements and making this an
ideal resource for anyone who will work in the
residential electricity industry.
Electrical Wiring Commercial and
Electrical Wiring Industrial are also available
- New, updated photographs,
diagrams, and illustrations add clarity to
explanations of critical concepts.
- Expanded coverage on
safety in the workplace from the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the
National Institute for Occupational Safety and
Health (NIOSH) encourages readers to consider
safety on an ongoing basis.
- Real-world examples are
used throughout to reinforce key calculations
- Both metric and English
measurements are used to appeal to readers of
all learning backgrounds.
- Code Cross-Index allows
users to reference specific content and 2008
National Electrical Code requirements with ease.
Electrical Wiring Residential
is intended for use in residential wiring courses at
high schools, two-year and four-year colleges, as
well as apprenticeship training programs. This
comprehensive book guides readers, room by room,
through the wiring of a typical residence and builds
a foundation of knowledge by starting with the basic
requirements of the National Electrical Code, then
continuing on to the more advanced wiring methods.
Each Code rule is presented through text,
illustrations, examples, and wiring diagrams. In
addition, an accompanying set of plans at the back
of the book guides the reader through the wiring
process by applying concepts learned in each chapter
to an actual residential building in order to
understand and meet the requirements set forth by
the National Electrical Code.
Table of Contents:
- Unit 1: General Information for Electrical
- Unit 2: Electrical Symbols and Outlets.
- Unit 3: Determining the Required Number and
Location of Lighting and Small-Appliance
- Unit 4: Conductor Sizes and Types, Wiring
- Unit 5: Switch Control of Lighting Circuits,
Receptacle Bonding, and Induction Heating
Resulting from Unusual Switch Connections.
- Unit 6: Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters,
Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters.
- Unit 7: Luminaires (Fixtures), Ballasts, and
- Unit 8: Lighting Branch-Circuit for the
- Unit 9: Lighting Branch-Circuit for the
- Unit 10: Lighting Branch, Circuit -
- Unit 11: Lighting Branch-Circuit - Front
- Unit 12: Lighting Branch-Circuit and Small
- Unit 13: Lighting Branch-Circuit for the
- Unit 14: Lighting Branch-Circuit for the
- Unit 15: Dryer Outlet and Lighting Circuit
for the Laundry.
- Unit 16: Lighting Branch-Circuit for the
- Unit 17: Recreation Room.
- Unit 18: Lighting Branch-Circuit, Receptacle
- Unit 19 Special-Purpose Outlets, Water Pump,
- Unit 20: Special-Purpose Outlets for Ranges,
- Unit 21: Special-Purpose Outlets - Food
- Unit 22: Special-Purpose Outlets for the
- Unit 23: Special Purpose Outlets - Electric
Heating, Air Conditioning.
- Unit 24: Gas and Oil Central Heating
- Unit 25: Television, Telephone, and
Low-Voltage Signal Systems.
- Unit 26: Smoke, Heat, and Carbon Monoxide
- Unit 27: Service-Entrance Equipment.
- Unit 28: Overcurrent Protection-Fuses and
- Unit 29: Service-Entrance Calculations.
- Unit 30: Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, and
- Unit 31: Wiring for the Future: Home
- Unit 32: Standby Power Systems..
ISBN Soft-cover: 978-1418050955
ISBN Hard-cover: 978-1418050962