Ultimate Guide: Wiring, 8th Edition demystifies residential electrical systems with easy-to-understand language, step-by-step photography, and detailed illustrations. Homeowners will learn how their home's electrical system works and how to complete installations and repairs. This project-based book shows how to select the right cable, wires, and other equipment, and how to run wiring through walls and between floors. Projects guide the reader through installing switches, outlet receptacles, electrical appliances, and lighting systems. The book also shows how outdoor lighting, including security and low-voltage systems, can help homeowners improve and illuminate the exterior areas around their homes. The eighth edition has been updated with the latest information on everything from big screen TVs to 3-way switches required by the National Electrical Code.

Author ,
Isbn 1607657589
Genre House & Home
Year 2017-01-03
Pages 250
Language English
File format PDF

Spend your study time wisely As you advance from student to apprentice to journeyman status, you log a lot of study hours. Make the most of those hours with this fully updated, sharply focused self-study course. It contains everything you need to know about electrical theory and applications, clearly defined and logically organized, with illustrations for clarity and review questions at the end of each chapter to help you test your knowledge. * Understand electron theory and how electricity affects matter * Recognize applications for both alternating and direct current * Comprehend Ohm's Law and the laws governing magnetic circuits * Learn from detailed drawings and diagrams * Explore trigonometry and alternative methods of calculation * Identify instruments and measurements used in electrical applications * Apply proper grounding and ground testing, insulation testing, and power factor correction

Author Paul Rosenberg
Isbn 0764569910
Genre Technology & Engineering
Year 2004-03-11
Pages 432
Language English
File format PDF

Newnes Electrical Pocket Book is the ideal daily reference source for electrical engineers, electricians and students. First published in 1932 this classic has been fully updated in line with the latest technical developments, regulations and industry best practice. Providing both in-depth knowledge and a broad overview of the field this pocket book is an invaluable tool of the trade. A handy source of essential information and data on the practice and principles of electrical engineering and installation. The 23rd edition has been updated by engineering author and consultant electrical engineer, Martin Heathcote. Major revisions have been made to the sections on semiconductors, power generation, transformers, building automation systems, electric vehicles, electrical equipment for use in hazardous areas, and electrical installation (reflecting the changes introduced to the IEE Wiring Regulations BS7671: 2001).

Author E A Reeves,Martin Heathcote
Isbn 1136376445
Genre Technology & Engineering
Year 2013-06-17
Pages 512
Language English
File format PDF

Supercharge your CAREER as an ELECTRICIAN! Are you an aspiring journeyman or master electrician? The Electrician's Trade DeMYSTiFieD makes it shockingly easy to prepare for licensing exams and onthe- job success. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide describes the typical licensing process, which varies by region, and explains how to determine the specific requirements for your state or city. You'll get a thorough review of the National Electrical Code (NEC), including ways to access exam answers on an open-book basis. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn: How to find licensing requirements for the state in which you plan to work Time-saving methods for navigating through the NEC What it takes to become a journeyman and master electrician Strategies for passing your exam How to use logic to improve your score Jobsite procedures that promote efficiency and productivity Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, The Electrician's Trade DeMYSTiFieD helps you maximize your test score and become a successful working electrician!

Author David Herres
Isbn 0071818928
Genre Technology & Engineering
Year 2013-10-13
Pages 272
Language English
File format PDF

Ben Mezrich, author of the New York Times bestseller Bringing Down the House, returns with an astonishing story of Ivy League hedge-fund cowboys, high stakes, and the Asian underworld. John Malcolm was the ultimate gunslinger in the Wild East, prepared to take on any level of risk in making mind-boggling sums of money. He and his friends were hedge-fund cowboys, living life on the adrenaline-, sex-, and drugs-fueled edge—kids running billion-dollar portfolios, trading information in the back rooms of high-class brothels and at VIP tables in nightclubs across the Far East. Malcolm and his Ivy League-schooled twenty-something colleagues, with their warped sense of morality, created their own economic theory that would culminate in a single deal the likes of which had never been seen before—or since. Ugly Americans is a story of extremes, charged with wealth, nerve, excess, and glamour. A real-life mixture of Liar's Poker and Wall Street, brimming with intense action, romance, underground sex, vivid locales, and exotic characters, Ugly Americans is the untold true story that rocked the financial community.

Author Ben Mezrich
Isbn 0061754900
Genre Business & Economics
Year 2009-10-13
Pages 288
Language English
File format PDF

The definitive guide to distribution and transmission line technology--fully updated Completely revised to reflect the 2012 National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), The Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, 12th Edition, provides in-depth information on overhead and underground distribution and transmission lines. The latest OSHA, ANSI, and ASTM standards are emphasized throughout. This authoritative resource presents basic principles, equipment, standards, and safety regulations, allowing electrical workers to avoid costly errors, diagnose and repair power failures, and ensure optimum safety. A wealth of illustrations and photographs make it easy to understand the material, and self-test questions and exercises help reinforce key concepts. Comprehensive coverage includes: Electrical principles and systems * Substations * Circuits * Construction * Wood-pole, aluminum, concrete, fiberglass, and steel structures * Distribution automation * Emergency system restoration * Unloading, hauling, erecting, setting, and guying poles * Insulators, crossarms, and conductor supports * Line conductors * Distribution transformers * Lightning and surge protection * Fuses * Switches, sectionalizers, and reclosers * Voltage regulators * Transmission tower erection * Stringing, sagging, and joining line conductors * Live-line maintenance * Grounding * Street lighting * Underground distribution * Vegetation management * Distribution transformer installation * Electrical drawing symbols * Single-line and schematic diagrams * Voltage regulation * Units of measurement, electrical definitions, electrical formulas, and calculations * Maintenance of transmission and distribution lines * Rope, knots, splices, and gear * Climbing and wood poles * Protective equipment * OSHA 1910.269 * Resuscitation * Pole-top and bucket rescue

Author Thomas Shoemaker,James Mack
Isbn 0071742573
Genre Technology & Engineering
Year 2011-06-22
Pages 1104
Language English
File format PDF

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. DC/AC Fundamentals: A Systems Approach takes a broader view of DC/AC circuits than most standard texts, providing relevance to basic theory by stressing applications of dc/ac circuits in actual systems.

Author Thomas L. Floyd,David M. Buchla
Isbn 0133108996
Genre Technology & Engineering
Year 2013-04-09
Pages 792
Language English
File format PDF