Interpreting the National Electrical Code
Provides Valuable Insight into Interpreting and
Understanding the 2008 National Electrical Code
Surbrook, Jonathon Althouse
Explanations, Discussions and Practical Examples of
the Application of the National Electrical Code
comprehensive, this book is completely updated to
the 2008 National Electrical Code and continues to
offer valuable insight into the Code articles.
Explanations are provided for
each article in detail, with thorough discussions
and practical examples that clearly illustrate how
the Code and its most recent changes are applied.
Discussions are logically
organized into coherent subject groupings, allowing
readers to navigate easily through 2008 NEC
requirements as well as changes since the last
Through this approach, the book
also integrates essential information into the 8th
Edition that is not directly addressed in the 2008
National Electrical Code but is extremely useful to
- Promotes an understanding
of how the National Electrical Code is
interpreted and applied in specific field
- A section outlining
changes from the last edition of the National
Electrical Code speeds understanding of the new
requirements, eliminating the need for a
separate reference on Code changes.
- Sample Code calculations
have been taken from actual field applications,
increasing their relevance to professional
apprentices, electricians, and inspectors alike.
Table of Contents:
- General Wiring and
- Wire, Raceway, and
- Outlets, Lighting,
Appliances, and Heating.
- Services and Feeder
- Grounding and
- Motor-Circuit Wiring.
- Hazardous Location
- Health Care
- Emergency and
Alternate Power Systems.
- Industrial Electrical
- Commercial Wiring
- Special Applications