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National Electrical Code 1999

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ISBN-10: 0877654328

ISBN-13: 9780877654322

Edition: 1999

Authors: National Fire Protection Agency Staff

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List price: $85.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: National Fire Protection Association
Publication date: 9/10/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 700
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.87" tall
Weight: 3.344

Introduction
General
Definitions
General
Over 600 Volts, Nominal
Requirements for Electrical Installations
General
600 Volts, Nominal, or Less
Over 600 Volts, Nominal
Tunnel Installations Over 600 Volts, Nominal
Wiring and Protection
Use and Identification of Grounded Conductors
Branch Circuits
General Provisions
Branch-Circuit Ratings
Required Outlets
Feeders
Branch-Circuit, Feeder, and Service Calculations
General
Feeders and Services
Optional Calculations for Computing Feeder and Service Loads
Method for Computing Farm Loads
Outside Branch Circuits and Feeders
General
More than One Building or Other Structure
Over 600 Volts
Services
General
Overhead Service-Drop Conductors
Underground Service-Lateral Conductors
Service-Entrance Conductors
Service Equipment -- General
Service Equipment -- Disconnecting Means
Service Equipment -- Overcurrent Protection
Services Exceeding 600 Volts, Nominal
Overcurrent Protection
General
Location
Enclosures
Disconnecting and Guarding
Plug Fuses, Fuseholders, and Adapters
Cartridge Fuses and Fuseholders
Circuit Breakers
Supervised Industrial Installations
Overcurrent Protection Over 600 Volts, Nominal
Grounding
General
Circuit and System Grounding
Grounding Electrode System and Grounding electrode Conductor
Enclosure, Raceway, and Service Cable Grounding
Bonding
Equipment Grounding and Equipment Grounding Conductors
Methods of Equipment Grounding
Direct-Current Systems
Instruments, Meters, and Relays
Grounding of Systems and Circuits of 1 kV and Over (High Voltage)
Surge Arresters
General
Installation
Connecting Surge Arresters
Wiring Methods and Materials
Wiring Methods
General Requirements
Requirements for Over 600 Volts, Nominal
Temporary Wiring
Conductors for General Wiring
Cable Trays
Open Wiring on Insulators
Messenger Supported Wiring
Concealed Knob-and-Tube Wiring
Integrated Gas Spacer Cable
General
Installation
Construction Specifications
Medium Voltage Cable
Flat Conductor Cable
General
Installation
Construction
Mineral-Insulated, Metal-Sheathed Cable
General
Installation
Construction Specifications
Electrical Nonmetallic Tubing
General
Installation
Construction Specifications
Armored Cable
General
Installation
Construction Specifications
Metal-Clad Cable
General
Installation
Construction Specifications
Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable
General
Installation
Construction Specifications
Service-Entrance Cable
Underground Feeder and Branch-Circuit Cable
Power and Control Tray Cable
Nonmetallic Extensions
Nonmetallic Underground Conduit with Connectors
General
Installation
Construction
Intermediate Metal Conduit
General
Installation
Construction Specifications
Rigid Metal Conduit
General
Installation
Construction Specifications
Rigid Nonmetallic Conduit
Installations
Construction Specifications
Electrical Metallic Tubing
General
Installation
Construction Specifications
Flexible Metallic Tubing
General
Construction and Installation
Flexible Metal Conduit
General
Installation
Liquidtight Flexible Metal Conduit and Liquidtight Flexible Nonmentallic Conduit
Liquidtight Flexible Metal Conduit
Liquidtight Flexible Nonmetallic Conduit
Surface Metal Raceways and Surface Nonmetallic Raceways
Surface Metal Raceways
Surface Nometallic Raceways
Strut-Type Channel Raceway
Multioutlet Assembly
Underfloor Raceways
Cellular Metal Floor Raceways
Installation
Construction Specifications
Cellular Concrete Floor Raceways
Metal Wireways and Nonmetallic Wireways
Metal Wireways
Nonmetallic Wireways
Flat Cable Assemblies
Busways
General Requirements
Requirements for Over 600 Volts, Nominal
Cablebus
Outlet, Device, Pull and Junction Boxes, Conduit Bodies and Fittings
Scope and General
Installation
Construction Specifications
Manholes and Other Electric Enclosures Intended for Personnel Entry
Pull and Junction Boxes for Use on Systems Over 600 Volts, Nominal
Cabinets, Cutout Boxes, and Meter Socket Enclosures
Installation
Construction Specifications
Auxiliary Gutters
Switches
Installation
Construction Specifications
Switchboards and Panelboards
General
Switchboards
Panelboards
Construction Specifications
Equipment for General Use
Flexible Cords and Cables
General
Construction Specifications
Portable Cables Over 600 Volts, Nominal
Fixture Wires
Lighting Fixtures, Lampholders, Lamps, and Receptacles
General
Fixture Locations
Provisions at Fixture Outlet Boxes, Canopies, and Pans
Fixture Supports
Grounding
Wiring of Fixtures
Construction of Fixtures
Installation of Lampholders
Construction of Lampholders
Lamps and Auxiliary Equipment
Receptacles, Cord Connectors, and Attachment Plugs (Caps)
Special Provisions for Flush and Recessed Fixtures
Construction of Flush and Recessed Fixtures
Special Provisions for Electric-Discharge Lighting Systems of 1000 Volts or Less
Special Provisions for Electric-Discharge Lighting Systems of More Than 100 Volts
Lighting Track
Lighting Systems Operating at 30 Volts or Less
Appliances
General
Installation
Disconnecting Means
Construction
Marking
Fixed Electric Space-Heating Equipment
General
Installation
Control and Protection of Fixed Electric Space-Heating Equipment
Marking of Heating Equipment
Electric Space-Heating Cables
Duct Heaters
Resistance-Type Boilers
Electrode-Type Boilers
Electric Radiant Heating Panels and Heating Panel Sets
Fixed Outdoor Electric Deicing and Snow-Melting Equipment
General
Installation
Resistance Heating Elements
Impedance Heating
Skin-Effect Heating
Control and Protection
Fixed Electric Heating Equipment for Pipelines and Vessels
General
Installation
Resistance Rating Elements
Induction Heating
Skin-Effect Heating
Control and Protection
Motors, Motor Circuits, and Controllers
General
Motor Circuit Conductors
Motor and Branch-Circuit Overload Protection
Motor Branch-Circuit Short-Circuit and Ground-Fault Protection
Motor Feeder Short-Circuit and Ground-Fault Protection
Motor Control Circuits
Motor Controllers
Motor Control Centers
Disconnecting Means
Over 600 Volts, Nominal
Protection of Live Parts -- All Voltages
Grounding -- All Voltages
Tables
Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Equipment
General
Disconnecting Means
Branch-Circuit Short-Circuit and Ground-Fault Protection
Branch-Circuit Conductors
Controllers for Motor-Compressors
Motor-Compressor and Branch-Circuit Overload Protection
Provisions for Room Air Conditioners
Generators
Transformers and Transformer Vaults (Including Secondary Ties)
General Provisions
Specific Provisions Applicable to Different Types of Transformers
Transformer Vaults
Phase Converters
General
Specific Provisions Applicable to Different Types of Transformers
Capacitors
600 Volts, Nominal, and Under
Over 600 Volts, Nominal
Resistors and Reactors
600 Volts, Nominal, and Under
Over 600 Volts, Nominal
Storage Batteries
Equipment, Over 600 Volts, Nominal
General
Equipment -- Specific Provisions
Equipment -- Metal-Enclosed Power Switchgear and Industrial Control Assemblies
Mobile and Portable Equipment
Electrode-Type Boilers
Special Occupancies
Hazardous (Classified) Locations, Classes I, II, and III, Divisions 1 and 2
Class I Locations
Class II Locations
Class III Locations
Intrinsically Safe Systems
Class I, Zone 0, 1, and 2 Locations
Hazardous (Classified) Locations -- Specific
Commercial Garages, Repair and Storage
Aircraft Hangars
Gasoline Dispensing and Service Stations
Bulk Storage Plants
Spray Application, Dipping, and Coating Processes
Health Care Facilities
General
Wiring and Protection
Essential Electrical System
Inhaiation Anesthetizing Locations
X-Ray Installations
Communications, Signaling Systems, Data Systems, Fire Alarm Systems, and Systems Less than 120 Volts, Nominal
Isolated Power Systems
Places of Assembly
Theaters, Audience Areas of Motion Picture and Television Studios, and Similar Locations
General
Fixed Stage Switchboards
Fixed Stage Equipment Other than Switchboards
Portable Switchboards on Stage
Portable Stage Equipment Other than Switchboards
Dressing Rooms
Grounding
Carnivals, Circuses, Fairs, and Similar Events
General Requirements
Installation
Grounding and Bonding
Disconnecting Means
Attractions Utilizing Pools, Fountains, and Similar Installations with Contained Volumes of Water
Motion Picture and Television Studios and Similar Locations
General
Stage or Set
Dressing Rooms
Viewing, Cutting, and Patching Tables
Cellulose Nitrate Film Storage Vaults
Substations
Separately Derived Systems with 60 Volts to Ground
Motion Picture Projectors
General
Definitions
Equipment and Projectors of the Professional Type
Nonprofessional Projectors
Audio Signal Processing, Amplification, and Reproduction Equipment
Manufactured Building
General
Agricultural Buildings
Mobile Homes, Manufactured Homes, and Mobile Home Parks
General
Mobile Homes
Services and Feeders
Recreational Vehicles and Recreational Vehicle Parks
General
Low-Voltage Systems
Combination Electrical Systems
Other Power Sources
Norminal 120-Volt or 120/240-Volt Systems
Factory Tests
Recreational Vehicle Parks
Park Trailers
General
Low-Voltage Systems
Combination Electrical Systems
Nominal 120-Volt or 120/240-Volt Systems
Factory Tests
Floating Buildings
General
Services and Feeders
Grounding
Marinas and Boatyards
Special Equipment
Electric Signs and Outline Lighting
General
Field-Installed Skeleton Tubing
Manufactured Wiring Systems
Office Furnishings (Consisting of Lighting Accessories and Wired Partitions)
Cranes and Hoists
General
Wiring
Contact Conductors
Disconnecting Means
Overcurrent Protection
Control
Grounding
Elevators, Dumbwaiters, Escalators, Moving Walks, Wheelchair Lifts, and Stairway Chair Lifts
General
Conductors
Wiring
Installation of Conductors
Traveling Cables
Disconnecting Means and Control
Overcurrent Protection
Machine Room
Grounding
Emergency and Standby Power Systems
Electric Vehicle Charging System Equipment
General
Wiring Methods
Equipment Construction
Control and Protection
Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Locations
Electric Welders
General
Are Welders
Resistance Welders
Welding Cable
Audio Signal Processing Araplification, and Reproduction Equipment
General
Permanent Audio System Installations
Portable and Temporary Audio System Installations
Information Technology Equipment
Pipe Organs
X-Ray Equipment
General
Control
Transformers and Capacitors
Guarding and Grounding
Induction and Dielectric Heating Equipment
General
Guarding, Grounding, and Labeling
Motor-Generator Equipment
Equipment Other than Motor-Generators
Electrolytic Cells
Electroplating
Industrial Machinery
Electrically Driven or Controlled Irrigation Machines
General
Center Pivot Irrigation Machines
Swimming Pools, Fountains, and Similar Installations
General
Permanently Installed Pools
Storable Pools
Spas and Hot Tubs
Fountains
Pools and Tubs for Therapeutic Use
Hydromassage Bathtubs
Integrated Electrical Systems
General
Orderly Shutdown
Solar Photovoltaic Systems
General
Circuit Requirements
Disconnecting Means
Wiring Methods
Grounding
Marking
Connection to Other Sources
Storage Batteries
Systems Over 600 Volts
Fire Pumps
Special Conditions
Emergency Systems
General
Circuit Wiring
Sources of Power
Emergency System Circuits for Lighting and Power
Control -- Emergency Lighting Circuits
Overcurrent Protection
Legally Required Standby Systems
General
Circuit Wiring
Sources of Power
Overcurrent Protection
Optional Standby Systems
General
Circuit Wiring
Interconnected Electrical Power Production Sources
Circuits and Equipment Operating at Less than 50 Volts
Class 1, Class 2, and Class 3 Remote-Control, Signaling, and Power-Limited Circuits
General
Class 1 Circuits
Class 2 and Class 3 Circuits
Instrumentation Tray Cable: Type ITC
Fire Alarm Systems
General
Nonpower-Limited Fire Alarm (NPLFA) Circuits
Power-Limited Fire Alarm (PLFA) Circuits
Optical Fiber Cables and Raceways
General
Protection
Cables Within Buildings
Closed-Loop and Programmed Power Distribution
Communications Systems
Communications Circuits
General
Conductors Outside and Entering Buildings
Protection
Grounding Methods
Communications Wires and Cables Within Buildings
Radio and Television Equipment
General
Receiving Equipment -- Antenna Systems
Amateur Transmitting and Receiving Stations -- Antenna Systems
Interior Installation -- Transmitting Stations
Community Antenna Television and Radio Distribution Systems
General
Cables Outside and Entering Buildings
Protection
Grounding Methods
Cables Within Buildings
Network-Powered Broadband Communications Systems
General
Cables Outside and Entering Buildings
Protection
Grounding Methods
Network-Powered Broadband Communications Systems Wiring Methods Within Buildings
Tables
Percent of Cross Section of Conduit and Tubing for Conductors
Dimensions and Percent Area of Conduit and Tubing
Dimensions of Insulated Conductors and Fixture Wires
Compact Aluminum Building Wire Nominal Dimensions and Areas
Conductor Properties
Alternating-Current Resistance and Reactance for 600-Volt Cables, 3-Phase, 60 Hz, 75[ch]C (167[ch]F) -- Three Single Conductors in Conduit
Class 2 and Class 3 Alternating-Current Power Source Limitations
Class 2 and Class 3 Direct-Current Power Source Limitations
PLFA Alternating-Current Power Source Limitations
PLFA Direct-Current Power Source Limitations
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Appendix D
Appendix E
Index