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2017 NEC - National Electrical Code, Softcover

2017 NEC - National Electrical Code, Softcover

The 2017 NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code® (NEC®) is the new benchmark for electrical design, installation, and inspection. 

Price: $140.00
Product Code/ISBN: 7017SB
Year: 2016
Binding: Softcover
Publisher: National Fire Protection Association

Grab your copy of the 2017 National Electrical Code and stay current with code changes and additions.  This code will go over everything you need in electrical safety including areas of residential, industrial, and commercial occupancies.


Chapter 1 General 
Requirements for Electrical Installations


Chapter 2 Wiring and Protection 
Use and Identification of Grounded Conductors 
Branch Circuits 
Branch-Circuit, Feeder, and Service Load Calculations 
Outside Branch Circuits and Feeders 
Overcurrent Protection 
Grounding and Bonding 
Surge Arresters, Over 1000 Volts 
Surge-Protective Devices (SPDs), 1000 Volts or Less


Chapter 3 Wiring Methods and Materials 
General Requirements for Wiring Methods and Materials 
Conductors for General Wiring 
Cabinets, Cutout Boxes, and Meter Socket Enclosures 
Outlet, Device, Pull, and Junction Boxes; Conduit Bodies; Fittings; and Handhole Enclosures 
Armored Cable: Type AC 
Flat Cable Assemblies: Type FC 
Flat Conductor Cable: Type FCC 
Integrated Gas Spacer Cable: Type IGS 
Medium Voltage Cable: Type MV 
Metal-Clad Cable: Type MC 
Mineral-Insulated, Metal-Sheathed Cable: Type MI 
Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable: Types NM, NMC, and NMS 
Power and Control Tray Cable: Type TC 
Service-Entrance Cable: Types SE and USE 
Underground Feeder and Branch-Circuit Cable: Type UF 
Intermediate Metal Conduit: Type IMC 
Rigid Metal Conduit: Type RMC 
Flexible Metal Conduit: Type FMC 
Liquidtight Flexible Metal Conduit: Type LFMC 
Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride Conduit: Type PVC 
High Density Polyethylene Conduit: Type HDPE Conduit 
Nonmetallic Underground Conduit with Conductors: Type NUCC 
Reinforced Thermosetting Resin Conduit: Type RTRC 
Liquidtight Flexible Nonmetallic Conduit: Type LFNC 
Electrical Metallic Tubing: Type EMT 
Flexible Metallic Tubing: Type FMT 
Electrical Nonmetallic Tubing: Type ENT 
Auxiliary Gutters 
Cellular Concrete Floor Raceways 
Cellular Metal Floor Raceways 
Metal Wireways 
Nonmetallic Wireways 
Multioutlet Assembly 
Nonmetallic Extensions 
Strut-Type Channel Raceway 
Surface Metal Raceways 
Surface Nonmetallic Raceways 
Underfloor Raceways 
Cable Trays 
Low-Voltage Suspended Ceiling Power Distribution Systems 
Concealed Knob-and-Tube Wiring 
Messenger-Supported Wiring 
Open Wiring on Insulators 
Outdoor Overhead Conductors over 1000 Volts


Chapter 4 Equipment for General Use 
Flexible Cords and Flexible Cables 
Fixture Wires 
Receptacles, Cord Connectors, and Attachment Plugs (Caps) 
Switchboards, Switchgear, and Panelboards 
Industrial Control Panels 
Luminaires, Lampholders, and Lamps 
Low-Voltage Lighting 
Fixed Electric Space-Heating Equipment 
Fixed Resistance and Electrode Industrial Process Heating Equipment 
Fixed Outdoor Electric Deicing and Snow-Melting Equipment 
Fixed Electric Heating Equipment for Pipelines and Vessels 
Motors, Motor Circuits, and Controllers 
Air-Conditioning and Refrigerating Equipment 
Transformers and Transformer Vaults (Including Secondary Ties) 
Phase Converters 
Resistors and Reactors 
Storage Batteries 
Equipment Over 1000 Volts, Nominal


Chapter 5 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 
Zone 0, 1, and 2 Locations 
Zone 20, 21, and 22 Locations for Combustible Dusts or Ignitible Fibers/Flyings 
Hazardous (Classified) Locations - Specific 
Commercial Garages, Repair and Storage 
Aircraft Hangars 
Motor Fuel Dispensing Facilities 
Bulk Storage Plants 
Spray Application, Dipping, Coating, and Printing Processes Using Flammable or Combustible Materials 
Health Care Facilities 
Assembly Occupancies 
Theaters, Audience Areas of Motion Picture and Television Studios, Performance Areas, and Similar Locations 
Control Systems for Permanent Amusement Attractions 
Carnivals, Circuses, Fairs, and Similar Events 
Motion Picture and Television Studios and Similar Locations 
Motion Picture Projection Rooms 
Manufactured Buildings 
Agricultural Buildings 
Mobile Homes, Manufactured Homes, and Mobile Home Parks 
Recreational Vehicles and Recreational Vehicle Parks 
Park Trailers 
Floating Buildings 
Marinas, Boatyards, and Commercial and Noncommercial Docking Facilities 
Temporary Installations


Chapter 6 Special Equipment 
Electric Signs and Outline Lighting 
Manufactured Wiring Systems 
Office Furnishings 
Cranes and Hoists 
Elevators, Dumbwaiters, Escalators, Moving Walks, Platform Lifts, and Stairway Chairlifts 
Electric Vehicle Charging System 
Electrified Truck Parking Spaces 
Electric Welders 
Audio Signal Processing, Amplification, and Reproduction Equipment 
Information Technology Equipment 
Modular Data Centers 
Sensitive Electronic Equipment 
Pipe Organs 
X-Ray Equipment 
Induction and Dielectric Heating Equipment 
Electrolytic Cells 
Industrial Machinery 
Electrically Driven or Controlled Irrigation Machines 
Swimming Pools, Fountains, and Similar Installations 
Natural and Artificially Made Bodies of Water 
Integrated Electrical Systems 
Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems 
Large-Scale Photovoltaic (PV) Electric Power Production Facility 
Fuel Cell Systems 
Wind Electric Systems 
Fire Pumps


Chapter 7 Special Conditions 
Emergency Systems 
Legally Required Standby Systems 
Optional Standby Systems 
Interconnected Electric Power Production Sources 
Energy Storage Systems 
Critical Operations Power Systems (COPS) 
Stand-Alone Systems 
Direct Current Microgrids 
Circuits and Equipment Operating at Less Than 50 Volts 
Class 1, Class 2, and Class 3 Remote-Control, Signaling, and Power-Limited Circuits 
Instrumentation Tray Cable: Type ITC 
Fire-Resistive Cable Systems 
Energy Management Systems 
Fire Alarm Systems 
Optical Fiber Cables


Chapter 8 Communications Systems 
Communications Circuits 
Radio and Television Equipment 
Community Antenna Television and Radio Distribution Systems 
Network-Powered Broadband Communications Systems 
Premises-Powered Broadband Communications Systems


Chapter 9 Tables 
Informative Annex A Product Safety Standards 
Informative Annex B Application Information for Ampacity Calculation 
Informative Annex C Conduit and Tubing Fill Tables for Conductors and Fixture Wires of the Same Size 
Informative Annex D Examples 
Informative Annex E Types of Construction 
Informative Annex F Availability and Reliability for Critical Operations Power Systems; and Development and Implementation of Functional Performance Tests (FPTs) for Critical Operations Power Systems 
Informative Annex G Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) 
Informative Annex H Administration and Enforcement 
Informative Annex I Recommended Tightening Torque Tables from UL Standard 486A-B 
Informative Annex J ADA Standards for Accessible Design