Wiring Commercial, 16E
Ray C. Mullin, Phil Simmons
to the 2017 NEC!
Completely revised and up to date with the 2017 National Electrical
Code®, ELECTRICAL WIRING COMMERCIAL, Sixteenth Edition, offers the
most current coverage available.
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In addition to updates based on
2017 NEC®, the Sixteenth Edition
features increased emphasis on green technologies, new developments
in electrical design and installation, and safety in the workplace,
providing ample coverage of topics you’ll likely encounter as a
working professional in this dynamic field.
A complete set of
commercial building plans is also included, offering
opportunities for hands-on practice in interpreting and applying Code
requirements and making this an ideal resource for anyone who will
work in the commercial electricity industry.
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coverage, ELECTRICAL WIRING COMMERCIAL, Sixteenth Edition, has
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diagrams, illustrations, and product photographs bring
chapter concepts to life, add clarity to explanations, and
Green technologies in
electrical design and installation are spotlighted throughout
the text, drawing attention to these increasingly important
aspects of modern electrical wiring.
A wealth of practical,
real-world examples reinforce key calculations and concepts
throughout the text, making it easier for readers to see the
practical applications of chapter material.
Both metric and English
measurements are used to appeal to readers of all
backgrounds and make text content more universal.
A convenient Crisscross
Code Index allows readers to quickly and easily reference
specific content and code requirements.
NEW in this Edition:
- Updated to reflect the
2017 National Electrical
- The text covers major changes to
chapter 1 of the 2017 NEC®, including revised definitions of
"Readily Accessible" and "Structure," and a requirement to
use a calibrated torque measuring device for tightening wire
- Chapter 2 updates for the 2017 NEC®
include directions for distance from a sink for GFCI
protection, requirement of GFCI protection in non-dwelling
crawl spaces, new receptacle requirements for meeting rooms,
sealing requirements for raceways that enter a building,
clarification of connection to grounding electrodes, and
significant revision of rules for equipment grounding
conductors in parallel.
- The text reflects updates to chapter
3 of the 2017 NEC® such as revisions related to derating for
raceways on rooftops and sizing of weep holes,
- Chapter 4 no longer features rules on
dimmer-controlled receptacles, includes requirements for
equipment grounding conductors in some raceways installed on
rooftops for HVAC equipment, and revises requirements for
receptacles on portable receptacles.
Building Plans and Specifications
Electrical Working Drawings Entry Level
Requirements for Conductors
- Motor and
Installation and Load Calculation
Drawings Upper Level.
Circuits (Owner's Circuits)
Selection and Installation
- Lamps and
Ballasts for Lighting
Legally Required Standby, and Optional Standby Power
Protection: Fuses and Circuit Breakers
Short-Circuit Calculations and Coordination of
Overcurrent Protective Devices
and Conductor Short-Circuit Protection
- The Cooling
Utility-Interactive Photovoltaic Systems.
- Appendix A:
- Appendix B:
- Appendix C:
NEMA Enclosures Types
- Appendix D:
Outdoor Air Temperatures for Selected U.S. Cities
- Appendix E:
Metric System of Measurement
- Appendix F:
- Appendix G:
- Appendix H:
- Subject Index.
- Plans for a
Commercial Building (Attached to the Inside Back Cover):
- Sheet A1:
Plot Plan, East Elevation, West Elevation
- Sheet A2:
Architectural Floor Plan: Basement
- Sheet A3:
Architectural Floor Plan: First Floor
- Sheet A4:
Architectural Floor Plan: Second Floor
- Sheet A5:
Elevations: North and South
- Sheet A6:
Sections: Longitudinal, Transverse
- Sheet E1:
Electrical Working Drawing: Basement
- Sheet E2:
Electrical Working Drawing: Entry Level
- Sheet E3:
SECOND FLOOR ELECTRICAL PLAN
- Sheet E4:
PANELBOARD & SERVICE SCHEDULES, ONE-LINE DIAG
640 Pages - 8-1/2 x 11 in.
About the Authors:
Ray C. Mullin: Former electrical
instructor for the Wisconsin Schools of Vocational, Technical, and
Adult Education. Former member of the International Brotherhood of
Electrical Workers. Currently a member of the International
Association of Electrical Inspectors, Institute of Electrical and
Electronic Engineers, National Fire Protection Association, Electrical
He has served on the NFPA Code Making Panel 4 of
the National Electrical Code. Completed electrical apprenticeship
training program. Worked as journeyman and supervisor for residential,
commercial, and industrial installations. Taught electrical apprentice
and journeyman course. Conducted numerous technical and Code seminars.
He has written many articles that have appeared
in electrical trade publications and has done consulting to electrical
equipment manufacturers on legal issues.
He has served on the Executive Board of the
Western Section of the International Association of Electrical
Inspectors and serves on the Electrical Commission in home town. He
attended the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee School of Engineering,
and Colorado State University.
Phil Simmons is self-employed at
Simmons Electrical Services where he consults on the National
Electrical Code® and other codes. Mr Simmons also writes, edits ,
and illustrates and produces technical publications, providing plan
review of electrical construction documents as well as the
inspection of complex electrical installations. He also develops
training programs related to electrical codes and safety,
Mr. Simmons has been a presenter on these
subjects at numerous seminars and conferences for Universities, the
NFPA, IAEI, Department of Defense and private clients. He has also
consulted on several lawsuits concerning electrical shocks, burn
injuries and electrocutions. Mr. Simmons is the co-author and
illustrator of ELECTRICAL WIRING RESIDENTIAL 17E, ELECTRICAL WIRING
COMMERCIAL14E and ELECTRICAL GROUNDING AND BONDING 3E, all published
by Delmar Cengage Learning.
Mr. Simmons presently serves NFPA on Code
Making Panel-5 of the National Electrical Code® Committee (grounding
and bonding). He previously served on the NFPA Standards Council,
NEC® Technical Correlating Committee International Association of
Electrical Inspectors, Underwriters Laboratories and is a retired
member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
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