Illustrated Guide to
the National Electrical Code,
effective guide will help you master the 2017 National Electrical
The author uses highly detailed, technically
accurate illustrations to make even the most complex aspects of the
code easier to understand and apply, translating the often
complicated language of the 2017 NEC®
into clear, simple instructions and helpful visuals.
A logical organization of topics lets you
explore fundamental concepts before progressing to requirements for
various dwellings, from one-family homes to multi-family housing,
commercial locations, and special occupancies. In addition, a
convenient, modular format makes it easy to reference relevant
information as needed.
The Seventh Edition of this trusted text
combines accurate, up-to-date coverage of changes to the 2017 NEC,
numerous new and updated illustrations, and an innovative learning
approach perfect for today's visual learners, creating an
indispensable resource for students and professionals alike.
Worksheets included in the text provide readers with
straightforward, error-proof methods to perform complex
calculations that are essential for success as an
objectives are provided for each section to introduce
new concepts, identify key learning goals, and prepare
readers to master the material more effectively.
- Each chapter
features a summary of key content, as well as a
competency test to help readers review more effectively,
assess their understanding of the material, and identify
any areas that need additional study.
- A visually
appealing, full-color layout helps bring even difficult
concepts to life vividly, making it easier to absorb and
apply essential electrical concepts--and master the
details of the NEC®.
Section 1: Foundational
Unit 1: Introduction
to the National Electrical Code
Unit 2: Definitions
Unit 3: Boxes and Enclosures
Unit 4: Cables
Unit 5: Raceways and Conductors
Section 2: One-Family
Unit 6: General
Unit 7: Specific Provisions
Unit 8: Load Calculations
Unit 9: Services and Electrical Equipment
Section 3: Multi-Family
Unit 10: Comprehensive
Unit 11: Load Calculations
Section 4: Commercial
Unit 12: General
Unit 13: Non-Dwelling Load Calculations
Unit 14: Services, Feeders, and Equipment
Section 5: Special
Occupancies, Areas, and Equipment
Unit 15: Hazardous
Unit 16: Health Care
Unit 17: Industrial Locations
Unit 18: Special Occupancies
Unit 19: Specific Equipment
496 Pages - 8-1/2 x 11 in.
About the Author:
For 18 years, Charles R. Miller owned
and operated a successful commercial electrical contracting company
(Lighthouse Electric Co., Inc.) in Nashville, Tennessee.
accomplished author and educator, Mr. Miller specializes in leading
customized seminars on the National Electrical Code® (NEC®), as well
as National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E. Class and
seminar attendees have included employees of companies such as Ford,
A. O. Smith, and The Aerostructures Corporation, as well as academic
institutions such as Tennessee State University, Vanderbilt
University, and Purdue University.
also wrote and illustrated the monthly "Code In Focus" column in
ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR MAGAZINE, and he co-hosted a home improvement
radio talk show in Nashville for more than three years.
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