Pocket Guide to the National Electrical Code 2005 Edition


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Pocket Guide to the National Electrical Code® 2005 Edition
By Marvin J. Fischer,
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Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Pub Date: April 12, 2005
Print ISBN: 0-13-148001-4
Pages: 464
 

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The Number 1 Practical, Portable, Plain-English Guide to the 2005 National Electrical CodeWhatever your role in designing or installing electrical systems, you need up-to-the-minute, easy-to-use information about the newest National Electrical Code.The Pocket Guide to the National Electrical Code®, 2005 Edition, brings together all the topics, tables, and calculations you'll use most often in a pocket guide organized for rapid access and maximum usability.No other book is as convenient, or reflects as much feedback from working professionals. Writing in plain English, NFPA Committee Service Award honoree and Life Member Marvin J. Fischer, P.E., walks you through every key area of the code, highlighting crucial changes you need to know about. For more than twenty-two years the Pocket Guide has served as the quick, reliable source for Code answers. With even more up-to-date informationand a new lower pricethis guide is a must-have for every practicing member in this field. Essential information for every electrician, contractor, installer, designer, inspector, architect, consultant, manufacturer, and instructor. Carry it anywhereyour shirt pocket, toolbox, glove compartment, briefcase...wherever you go! Covers general code issues and concepts; wiring and protection; wiring methods and materials; equipment for general use; special occupancies, equipment, and conditions; and communications systems. Also presents product safety standards, guidance on ampacity calculations, conduit and tubing fill tables, and administration/enforcement information. Contains virtually all the tables you'll need to use, and every calculation example. Organized to match the 2005 NEC itself, for easy reference and cross-checking. Reflects every significant change in the 2005 NEC.


book cover
Pocket Guide to the National Electrical Code® 2005 Edition
By Marvin J. Fischer,
...............................................
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Pub Date: April 12, 2005
Print ISBN: 0-13-148001-4
Pages: 464
 

Table of Contents

   Copyright
   List of Tables
   Preface
   Guide for the User
   Article 90 Introduction
    Chapter 1.  General
      Article 100 Definitions
      Article 110 Requirements for Electrical Installations
    Chapter 2.  Wiring and Protection
      Article 200 Use and Identification of Grounded Conductors
      Article 210 Branch Circuits
      Article 215 Feeders
      Article 220 Branch-Circuit, Feeder, and Service Calculations
      Article 225 Outside Branch Circuits and Feeders
      Article 230 Services
      Article 240 Overcurrent Protection
      Article 250 Grounding and Bonding
      Article 280 Surge Arresters
      Article 285 Transient Voltage Surge Suppressors (TVSSs)
    Chapter 3.  Wiring Methods and Materials
      Article 300: Wiring Methods
      Article 310 Conductors for General Wiring
      Article 312 Cabinets, Cutout Boxes, and Meter Socket Enclosures
      Article 314 Outlet, Device, Pull, and Junction Boxes; Conduit Bodies; Fittings; and Handhole Enclosures
      Article 320 Armored Cable Type AC
      Article 322 Flat Cable Assemblies Type FC
      Article 324 Flat Conductor Cable Type FCC
      Article 326 Integrated Gas Spacer Cable Type IGS
      Article 328 Medium-Voltage Cable Type MV
      Article 330 Metal-Clad Cable Type MC
      Article 332 Mineral-Insulated, Metal-Sheathed Cable Type MI
      Article 334 Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable Types NM, NMC, and NMS
      Article 336 Power and Control Tray Cable Type TC
      Article 338 Service-Entrance Cable Types SE and USE
      Article 340 Underground Feeder and Branch-Circuit Cable Type UF
      Article 342 Intermediate Metal Conduit Type IMC
      Article 344 Rigid Metal Conduit Type RMC
      Article 348 Flexible Metal Conduit Type FMC
      Article 350 Liquidtight Flexible Metal Conduit Type LFMC
      Article 352 Rigid Nonmetallic Conduit Type RNC
      Article 353 High Density Polyethylene Conduit Type HDPE Conduit
      Article 354 Nonmetallic Underground Conduit with Conductors Type NUCC
      Article 356 Liquidtight Flexible Nonmetallic Conduit Type LFNC
      Article 358 Electrical Metallic Tubing Type EMT
      Article 360 Flexible Metallic Tubing Type FMT
      Article 362 Electrical Nonmetallic Tubing Type ENT
      Article 366 Auxiliary Gutters
      Article 374 Cellular Metal Floor Raceways
      Article 380 Multioutlet Assembly
      Article 382 Nonmetallic Extensions
      Article 384 Strut-Type Channel Raceway
      Article 386 Surface Metal Raceways
      Article 388 Surface Nonmetallic Raceways
      Article 390 Underfloor Raceways
      Article 392 Cable Trays
      Article 394 Concealed Knob-and-Tube Wiring
      Article 396 Messenger Supported Wiring
      Article 398 Open Wiring on Insulators
    Chapter 4.  Equipment for General Use
      Article 400: Flexible Cords and Cables
      Article 402: Fixture Wires
      Article 404: Switches
      Article 406: Receptacles, Cord Connectors, and Attachment Plugs (Caps)
      Article 408: Switchboards and Panelboards
      Article 409: Industrial Control Panels
      Article 410: Luminaires (Lighting Fixtures), Lampholders, and Lamps
      Article 411: Lighting Systems Operating at 30 Volts or Less
      Article 422: Appliances
      Article 424: Fixed Electric Space Heating Equipment
      Article 426: Fixed Outdoor Electric De-Icing and Snow-Melting Equipment
      Article 427: Fixed Electric Heating Equipment for Pipelines and Vessels
      Article 430: Motors, Motor Circuits, and Controllers
      Article 440: Air Conditioning and Refrigerating Equipment
    Chapter 5.  Special Occupancies
      Article 500 Hazardous (Classified) Locations, Classes I, II, and III, Divisions 1 and 2
      Article 501 Class I Locations
      Article 502 Class II Locations
      Article 503 Class III Locations
      Article 504 Intrinsically Safe Systems
   6, 7, and 8
      Chapter 6.  Special Equipment
      Article 645 Information Technology Equipment
      Chapter 7.  Special Conditions
      Article 700 Emergency Systems
      Article 701 Legally Required Standby Systems
      Article 702 Optional Standby Systems
      Chapter 8.  Communications Systems
    Chapter 9.  Tables
      Notes to Tables
      Tables 11(A) and 11(B)
      Notes for Tables 11(A) and 11(B)
      Tables 12(A) and 12(B)
      Notes for Tables 12(A) and 12(B)
   Annex A.  Product Safety Standards
   Annex B.  Application Information for Ampacity Calculation
   Annex C.  Conduit and Tubing Fill Tables for Conductors and Fixture Wires of the Same Size
   Annex D.  Examples
      Example No. D1(a) One-Family Dwelling
      Example No. D1(b) One-Family Dwelling
      Example No. D2(a) Optional Calculation for One-Family Dwelling Heating Larger than Air Conditioning [See Section 220.82]
      Example No. D2(b) Optional Calculation for One-Family Dwelling, Air Conditioning Larger than Heating [See 220.82(A) and 220.82(C)]
      Example No. D2(c) Optional Calculation for One-Family Dwelling with Heat Pump(Single-Phase, 240/120-Volt Service) (See 220.82)
      Example No. D3 Store Building
      Example D3(a) Industrial Feeders in a Common Raceway
      Example No. D4(a) Multifamily Dwelling
      Example No. D4(b) Optional Calculation for Multifamily Dwelling
      Example No. D5(a) Multifamily Dwelling Served at 208Y/120 Volts, Three Phase
      Example No. D5(b) Optional Calculation for Multifamily Dwelling Served at 208Y/120 Volts, Three Phase
      Example No. D6 Maximum Demand for Range Loads
      Example No. D8 Motor Circuit Conductors, Overload Protection, and Short-Circuit and Ground-Fault Protection
      Example No. D9 Feeder Ampacity Determination for Generator Field Control
      Example No. D10 Feeder Ampacity Determination for Adjustable-Speed Drive Control [See 215.2, 430.24, 620.13, 620.14, 620.61, Tables 430.22(E), and 620.14]
      Example No. D11 Mobile Home (See 550.18)
      Example No. D12 Park Trailer (See 552.47)
   Annex E.  Types of Construction
   Annex F.  Cross Reference Tables
   Annex G.  Administration and Enforcement