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DEWALT Electrical Code Reference: Based on the 2017 NEC

DEWALT Electrical Code Reference: Based on the 2017 NEC

By Daniel Sandefur

Understand what the NEC is asking of you and your company specifically with easy-to-grasp language.

Price: $24.95
Product Code/ISBN: 9781337271356
Year: 2017
Publisher: DEWALT

The National Electrical Code is not an easy guide to understand, especially when it comes to the codes you need to comply with specifically for your company. This incredibly handy, must-have manual will help you not only understand what the 2017 National Electrical Code is asking of you, but will give you detailed diagrams for easier understanding. This is a must-buy book for anyone who works with the NEC on a daily basis. From homeowners to construction workers to beginning electricians this is an essential part of you daily resources.

Table of Contents

Title Page

Copyright Page


General Terms and Definitions

Basic Electrical Equipment

Receptacle Requirements

Permissible Receptacle Types for Branch Circuits

Receptacle Terminals

Types of Terminals

Common Wiring Methods

1 Pole Switch

3 Way Switch

4 Way Switch

120 Volt Receptacle

120 Volt GFCI Volt Receptacle

Lighting Fixture

Ceiling Fan With Light

Sizing Branch Circuits

Common Cable Types for Various Circuits

Overcurrent Protection

Basic Wiring Requirements and Techniques

Cables and outlet Boxes Installations

Roughing in Receptacle Outlets

Standard Mounting Heights

Lockout Provisions and Grounding

Box Fill

Typical Calculations


Temporary Service



Smoke Detectors

Residential Area Requirements

Wiring Method

Smooth Ceiling




Clothes Closet

Kitchen, Eating Area and Dining Room


Appliances – Ranges, Rangehood and Microwave

Appliances – Dishwasher and Disposal

Living Room and Bonus Room


Wetbar and Track Lighting

Hallway and Stairwell

Laundry Room


Typical Bathroom

Hydromassage Bathtub


Unfinished Basement

Storage Area

Outside Lighting and Receptacles

Crawl Space


Inside Equipment

Outside Equipment

Conductor Sizing

Air Handlers

Condensing Units

Package Units

Work Space

Feeders and Services

Conductor Sizing


Service Equipment

Underground Raceways

Overhead Services

Service Grounding

Grounding Electrode Conductors

Rebar in Footer

Metallic Water Piping

Ground Rods

Detached Buildings

Detached Buildings


Load Calculations

Useful Formulas

Ohm’s Law

Voltage Drop

Formulas, Common Symbols and Abbreviations