Residential Wiring

Residential Wiring

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Designed for the beginning electrician who wants to learn how to install a residential electrical system accurately and effectively, Residential Wiring invites readers to follow the wiring of a typical suburban house. Organized in a logical sequence, this book takes the reader step-by-step from installation of the temporary power and lighting service at the start of construction to final trim and checkout prior to occupancy. By examining the installation of the electrical system in the same order as actual construction, essential information is presented concisely and in a manner that is instantly relevant to new residential wiremen. Twenty-one fast-paced, yet highly informative chapters introduce professional techniques for cable routing, drilling, and layout to novices. In-depth information about popular wiring methods and techniques, as well as the materials used in residential construction today, is also included to propel readers to the knowledge and skills they need to become highly productive and competent apprentices. Precise learning goals at the start of each chapter, lists of prerequisite knowledge, chapter-end summaries, plus study questions make this book ideal for both electrical students and beginning apprentices seeking to fill gaps between formal study and on-the-job training.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 214.9 x 280.9 x 17.8mm | 952.56g
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766846962
  • 9780766846968

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Written for electrical students and beginning apprentices, this text follows the wiring of atypical suburban house, taking readers step-by-step from installation of the temporary power and lighting services at the start of construction final trim and check out before occupancy. In-depth information on popular wiring methods and techniques and materials used in residential construction is included. Box installation is considered for the entire house and for each circuit. Learning features include chapter objectives, summaries and study questions. - SciTech Book News March 2003
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