Electrical Professional Reference
The Reference Guide
for the Electrical Industry
|by Paul Rosenberg
Updated to the
The most comprehensive reference tool for
professionals working in the electrical industry has been updated!
The DEWALT Electrical Professional Reference
2011 Edition has been revised to reflect the regulations and
requirements contained in the National
Electrical CodeŽ 2017.
With user-friendly charts, diagrams, formulas
and tables on many aspects of designing and installing electrical
services, this book also includes valuable information on ampacity,
motors, controllers, overload protection, raceways, wiring, voltage,
lighting and much more.
As the number one pocket reference guide in the
industry, this is a must-have for professional building and technical
trade contractors, service technicians, maintenance personnel, plant
managers, engineers, designers, and architects alike.
- Intended for long-term use as an on-the-job
professional reference, this durable text features a heavy-duty
plastic cover designed to weather the elements and hold up to
the roughest jobsites, so readers can access vital reference
material anytime, anywhere.
- Easy-to-read charts and useful
illustrations allow for quick, confident consultation when time
is tight and conditions are stressful, making the text an invaluable
- The author clarifies key concepts with
detailed tables, figures, and formulas to help accelerate learning
and enhance understanding, so students can ensure full code
- Designed to address the needs of both
aspiring and active professionals, the book serves as a single
source for almost all data electricians are likely to require on the
- A unique, lay-flat binding allows the book to
stay open when set down, allowing readers to refer to information
they need on the job even when both hands are occupied.
Table of Contents:
CHAPTER 1 - Circuits, Formulas and
Voltage Drop Calculations
CHAPTER 2 - Conduit, Cable and
CHAPTER 3 - Ampacity, Box Fill, Branch
Circuits, Conductors, Enclosures and Raceways
CHAPTER 4 - Receptacles, Switches,
Interior Wiring and Lighting
CHAPTER 5 - Grounding and Bonding
CHAPTER 6 - Motors
CHAPTER 7 - Transformers
CHAPTER 8 - Communications and
CHAPTER 9 - Electrical and Job Safety
CHAPTER 10 - Materials
CHAPTER 11 - Conversion
Factors, Mathematics and Units of Measurement
CHAPTER 12 - Symbols
CHAPTER 13 - Glossary
384 Pages - 4 x 6 in.
About the Author:
Paul Rosenberg is contributing editor for Power
Outlet Magazine, past president of the Fiber Optic Association and
teaches electrical engineering courses for Iowa State University. He
has written more than thirty textbooks and manuals in addition to
the DeWALT series of pocket reference books. He has an extensive
background in the electrical contracting industry serving as a
supervisor, estimator, project manager, designer, and an independent
contractor with numerous licenses and professional certifications.
the first ever installation standard for optical fiber (ANSINEIS-
301), as well as a Raceway Installation standard and was awarded a
patent for a power transmission module. From 1991 through 1998, Mr.
Rosenberg served as special features editor of Electrical Contractor
Magazine and has also served as contributing editor to Electrical
Distributor Magazine and the Electronic and Low Voltage Newsletter.
He has designed and conducted training programs for NECA and Fiber U
while continuing to lecture at industry events throughout the United
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