Interpreting the National Electrical Code Based on the 2005 National Electric Code

ISBN-10: 1401852130

ISBN-13: 9781401852139

Edition: 7th 2005 (Revised)

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Extraordinarily comprehensive, this book is completely updated to the 2005 National Electrical Code and continues to offer valuable insight into the Code articles. Explanations are provided for each article in detail, with thorough discussions and practical examples that clearly illustrate how the Code and its most recent changes are applied. Discussions are logically organized into coherent subject groupings, allowing readers to navigate easily through 2005 NEC requirements as well as changes since the last edition. Through this approach, the book also integrates essential information into the 7th Edition that is not directly addressed in the NEC but is extremely useful to electricians.
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List price: $136.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/16/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Truman C. Surbrook, Ph.D., is a Professor of Agricultural Engineering at Michigan State University and a registered Professional Engineer and Master Electrician. This book reflects his extensive practical experience in electrical wiring as well as many years of experience as an instructor in the electrical trade. Dr. Surbrook developed the Electrical Apprenticeship Program at Michigan State University and has served as Chair for Curriculum Development for a statewide electrical inspector training short course. He has developed a highly successful and comprehensive NEC training course through Outreach Programs of Michigan State University. Dr. Surbrook has spent his professional career teaching; authoring textbooks, training bulletins, and papers; working with electricians, contractors, inspectors and youth; and conducting research in electrical wiring and electronics. He has served as an active member and officer of several professional organizations, including IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers), American Society of Agricultural Engineers, International Association of Electrical Inspectors, the National Fire Protection Association, and the Michigan Agricultural Electric Council. Dr. Surbrook has also served on several Ad Hoc Technical Committees of the National Electrical Code and has been a member of Code-Making Panels 13 and 19. He has also written and produced a weekly radio program dealing with electri?cation.

Co-author Jonathan R. Althouse, M.S., is Instructor of Agricultural Engineering at Michigan State University. A licensed Master Electrician and Electrical Contractor, he is Coordinator of the Electrical Technology Apprenticeship Program at Michigan State University. He has developed and provided instruction for NEC Update Courses and Journey and Master Electrician examination prep classes. Mr. Althouse has also developed an electrical awareness program for high school students -- Teaching Electri?cation in Agribusiness Classes in High Schools (T.E.A.C.H.S.). He has been involved with professional organizations, including the International Association of Electrical Inspectors, the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, and the Michigan Agricultural Electric Council. Mr. Althouse has created an internet site with Michigan State University that provides technical information to personnel within the electrical trade: In addition to teaching, his current research interests include LEP, stray voltage, electric power and wiring, and automation systems.

General wiring and fundamentals
Wire, raceway, and box sizing
Outlets, lighting, appliances, and heating
Services and feeder calculations
Grounding and bonding
Overcurrent protection
Motor-circuit wiring
Hazardous location wiring
Health care facilities
Emergency and alternate power systems
Industrial electrical applications
Commercial wiring applications
Special applications wiring
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