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Electrical Wiring Industrial, 14th Edition

Electrical Wiring Industrial, 14th Edition

By Stephen L. Herman

Fully updated to reference the 2011 National Electrical Code, will guide you step-by-step through the wiring of an entire industrial building

Price: $122.95
Product Code/ISBN: 9781111124892
Year: 2011
Binding: Softcover     Page Count: 352
Publisher: Cengage Learning


This reference is fully updated to reference the 2011 National Electrical Code, will guide you step-by-step through the wiring of an entire industrial building. This book is an ideal resource for anyone who will work in the industrial electricity industry.

With a practical, straightforward approach, this book begins by covering the tasks and responsibilities facing today's professional industrial electricians, including:

  • Installation of electrical service
  • Power and lighting
  • Special new construction systems
  • Changeovers from old systems
  • Planning for growth and increased capacity
  • Periodic maintenance procedures

Specific references to the 2011 National Electrical Code throughout the book will show your students how to incorporate codes and principles into everyday practice and procedures. A complete set of industrial building plans is also included, offering you opportunities for hands-on practice in interpreting and applying Code requirements to sitework, feeder bus systems, panelboards, fiber optics, harmonics, hazardous locations, and more.

This reference features:

  • A chapter on basic motor control
  • A chapter on developing a program for a PLC
  • Photographs, diagrams, and illustrations that add clarity to explanations of critical concepts
  • Examples that depict the application of 2011 NEC requirements to power distribution, conductor sizing, motor connection, power factor correction, and lighting requirements
  • Explains math concepts clearly and keeps them at a basic level that provides precisely the skills needed to succeed on the job without overwhelming you with complicated concepts

New to this edition:

  • Updated to the 2011 NEC
  • Added coverage on determining the grounding requirements for a building location
  • Extended coverage on how wire size is determined
  • Examples of how to determine conductor resistance in areas with different ambient temperatures