Pocket Guide to National Electrical Code, 2002 Edition

Pocket Guide to National Electrical Code, 2002 Edition

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For students seeking to become professional electricians, as well as students in related courses in the following disciplines: architecture, consulting and electrical engineering, electrical system and product design, contracting, and electrical inspection.This complete revision to the Vest Pocket Guide to the National Electrical Code reflects all 2002 code changes-all in a handy, 3" X 5" convenient format students and working electricians can take anywhere. Among the book's key enhancements include: new metric notation; revised numbering of articles throughout Chapter 3, and a new compilation of rules and regulations for receptacles, cord connectors and attachment plugs. The book's comprehensive coverage includes wiring methods, design, protection and materials; as well as equipment for general use, including cords, cables, fixtures, heating equipment, air-conditioning, refrigeration, transformers, capacitors, resistors and storage batteries. It also contains the most widely used information about special occupancies, including Class I, II, and III locations; healthcare facilities; garages; repair and storage facilities and many other locations.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 83.8 x 158.5 x 19.3mm | 181.44g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 0130422096
  • 9780130422095

Table of contents

List of Tables. Preface. 80 Administration and Enforcement. 90 Introduction.1. General. 100 Definitions. 110 Requirements for Electrical Installations.2. Wiring and Protection. 200 Use and Identification of Grounded Conductors. 210 Branch Circuits. 215 Feeders. 220 Branch-Circuit, Feeder, and Service Calculations. 225 Outside Branch Circuits and Feeders. 230 Services. 240 Overcurrent Protection. 250 Grounding. 280 Surge Arresters. 285 Transient Voltage Surge Supressors (TVSS).3. Wiring Methods and Materials. 300 Wiring Methods. 310 Conductors for General Wiring. 312 Cabinets, Cutout Boxes, and Meter Socket Enclosures. 314 Outet, Device, Pull and Junction Boxes; Conduit Bodies; Fittings; and Manholes. 320 Armored Cable: Type AC. 322 Flat Cable Assemblies: Type FC. 324 Flat Conductor Cable: Type FCC. 326 Integrated Gas Spacer Cable: Type IGS. 328 Medium Voltage Cable: Type MV. 330 Metal-Clad Cable: Type MC. 332 Mineral-Insulated, Metal-Sheathed Cable: Type MI. 334 Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable: Types NM, NMC, and NMS. 336 Power and Control Tray Cable: Type TC. 338 Service-Entrance Cable: Types SE and USE. 340 Underground Feeder and Branch-Circuit Cable: Type UF. 342 Intermediate Metal Conduit: IMC. 344 Rigid Metal Conduit: Type RMC. 348 Flexible Metal Conduit: Type FMC. 350 Liquidtight Flexible Metal Conduit: Type LFMC. 352 Rigid Nonmetallic Conduit: Type RNC. 354 Nonmetallic Underground Conduit with Conductors: Type NUCC. 356 Liquidtight Flexible Nonmetallic Conduit: Type LFNC. 358 Electric Metallic Tubing: Type EMT. 360 Flexible Metallic Tubing: Type FMT. 362 Electrical Nonmetallic Tubing: Type ENT. 366 Auxilliary Gutters. 368 Busways. 370 Cablebus. 372 Cellular Concrete Floor Raceways. 374 Cellular Metal Floor Raceways. 376 Metal Wireways. 378 Nonmetallic Wireways. 380 Multioutlet Assembly. 382 Nonmetallic Extensions. 384 Strut-Type Channel Raceway. 386 Surface Metal Raceways. 388 Surface Nonmetallic Raceways. 390 Underfloor Raceways. 392 Cable Trays. 394 Concealed Knob-and-Tube Wiring. 396 Messenger Supported Wiring. 398 Open Wiring on Insulators.4. Equipment for General Use. 400 Flexible Cords and Cables. 402 Fixture Wires. 404 Switches. 406 Receptacles, Cord Connectors, and Attachment Plugs (Caps). 408 Switchboards and Panelboards. 410 Luminaires (Lighting Fixtures), Lampholders, and Lamps. 411 Lighting Systems Operating at 30 Volts or Less. 422 Appliances. 424 Fixed Electric Space Heating Equipment. 426 Fixed Outdoor Electric De-icing and Snow-Melting Equipment. 427 Fixed Electric Heating Equipment for Pipelines and Vessels. 430 Motors, Motor Circuits, and Controllers. 440 Air Conditioning and Refrigerating Equipment. 445 Generators. 450 Transformers and Transformer Vaults (Including Secondary Ties). 455 Phase Converters. 460 Capacitors. 470 Resistors and Reactors (For Rheostats, See 480.82). 480 Storage Batteries. 490 Equipment, over 600 Volts, Nominal.5. Special Occupancies. 500 Hazardous (Classified) Locations, Classes I, II, and III, Divisions 1 and 2. 501 Class I Locations. 502 Class II Locations. 503 Class III Locations. 504 Intrinsically Safe Systems. 505 Class I, Zone 0, 1, and 2 Locations. 510 Hazardous (Classified) Locations-Specific. 511 Commercial Garages, Repair and Storage. 513 Aircraft Hangars. 514 Motor Fuel Dispensing Facilities. 515 Bulk Storage Plants. 516 Spray Application, Dipping and Coating Processes. 517 Health Care Facilities. 518 Places of Assembly. 520 Theaters, Audience Areas of Motion Picture and Television Studios, Performance Areas, and Similar Locations. 525 Carnivals, Circuses, Fairs, and Similar Events. 527 Temporary Installations. 530 Motion Picture and Television Studios and Similar Locations. 540 Motion Picture Projection Rooms. 545 Manufactured Buildings. 547 Agricultural Buildings. 550 Mobile Homes, Manufactured Homes, and Mobile Home Parks. 551 Recreational Vehicles and Recreational Vehicle Parks. 552 Park Trailers. 553 Floating Buildings. 555 Marinas and Boatyards.6. Special Equipment. 600 Electric Signs and Outline Lighting. 604 Manufactured Wiring Systems. 605 Office Furnishings (Consisting of Lighting Accessories and Wired Partitions). 610 Cranes and Hoists. 620 Elevators, Dumbwaiters, Escalators, Moving Walks, Wheel-chair Lifts, and Stairway Chair Lifts. 625 Electric Vehicle Charging System. 630 Electric Welders. 640 Audio Signal Processing, Amplification, and Reproduction Equipment. 645 Information Technology Equipment. 647 Sensitive Electronic Equipment. 650 Pipe Organs. 660 X-Ray Equipment. 665 Induction and Dielectric Heating Equipment. 668 Electrolytic Cells. 669 Electroplating. 670 Industrial Machinery. 675 Electrically Driven or Controlled Irrigation Machines. 680 Swimming Pools, Fountains, and Similar Installations. 685 Integrated Electrical Systems. 690 Solar Photovoltaic Systems. 692 Fuel Cell Systems. 695 Fire Pumps.7. Special Conditions. 700 Emergency Systems. 701 Legally Required Standby Systems. 702 Optional Standby Systems. 705 Interconnected Electric Power Production Sources. 720 Circuits and Equipment Operating at Less Than 50 Volts. 725 Class 1, Class 2, and Class 3 Remote-Control,Signaling, and Power-Limited Circuits. 727 Instrumentation Tray Cable--Type ITC. 760 Fire Alarm Systems. 770 Optical Fiber Cables and Raceways. 780 Closed-Loop and Programmed Power Distribution.8. Communications Systems. 800 Communications Circuits. 810 Radio and Television Equipment. 820 Community Antenna Television and Radio Distribution Systems. 830 Network-Powered Broadband Communications Systems.9. Tables. Tables.Annex A. Product Safety Standards. Annex B. Formula Application, Information for Ampacities Calculated Under Engineering Supervision. Annex C. Conduit and Tubing Fill Tables for Conductors and Fixture Wires of the Same Size. Annex D. Examples. Annex E. Types of Construction.show more

About Marvin J. Fischer

Marvin J. Fischer, P.E. has 40 years of experience in electrical engineering and facilities management. He has been honored as Engineer of the Year by the American Society for Hospital Engineering, and is past Chairman of several leading healthcare engineering organizations. He now serves as a consultant on codes, investigations, and construction, providing investigation services and expert testimony.show more