National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) 2012 Handbook

Author: David Marne

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071766863

Category: Science

Page: 800

View: 2209

Achieve full 2012 NESC compliance with this hands-on guide Designed to be used alongside the Code itself, McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) 2012 Handbook provides a rule-by-rule annotation of the NESC that clarifies potentially confusing Code text and allows you to perform your work safely and confidently. This step-by-step guide explains how to apply and meet the NESC rules for electrical supply stations and equipment, as well as overhead and underground electric supply and communications lines. Hundreds of illustrations and photos, practical examples, and concise language regarding complicated and controversial issues are included in this expert resource. COVERAGE INCLUDES: GENERAL SECTIONS Application * definitions * grounding methods RULES FOR THE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRIC SUPPLY STATIONS AND EQUIPMENT Protective arrangements * working space * rotating equipment * batteries * transformers * regulators * conductors * circuit breakers * switchgear * surge arresters SAFETY RULES FOR THE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF OVERHEAD ELECTRIC SUPPLY AND COMMUNICATION LINES Classes of lines and equipment * clearances * grades of construction * loadings * strength requirements * line insulation SAFETY RULES FOR THE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF UNDERGROUND ELECTRIC SUPPLY AND COMMUNICATION LINES Underground circuit systems * supply cable * cable in underground structures * direct-buried cable * cable in duct * risers * terminations * equipment * installation in tunnels WORK RULES FOR THE OPERATION OF ELECTRIC SUPPLY AND COMMUNICATIONS LINES AND EQUIPMENT Employer and employee rules * OSHA requirements

National Electrical Safety Code 2007 Handbook

Author: David J. Marne

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071493611

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 768

View: 684

A Hands-on Guide to the 2007 NESC® that Clarifies Code Rules for You to Achieve Full Compliance! McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Safety Code® 2007 Handbook delivers a rule-by-rule annotation of the NESC® that clarifies the often confusing Code text and allows you to perform your work confidently and safely. Designed for use with the Code itself, this expert resource guides readers through safety rules for the installation, operation, and maintenance of electrical supply stations and equipment, and also for overhead and underground electric supply and communication lines. Fully updated with all the latest rules, McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Safety Code® 2007 Handbook features: The best complete NESC® annotation currently available A rule-by-rule overview of the entire code Over 500 detailed illustrations and photographs A wealth of practical examples of code applications Concise explanations of controversial rules Inside this Time-Saving, NESC Compliance Tool • General Sections: Definitions • Grounding • Part 1. Rules for Installation and Maintenance of Electric Supply Stations and Equipment: Fences • Safety Signs • Storage • Working Space • Batteries • Transformers and Regulators • Conductors • Circuit Breakers, Reclosers, Switches, and Fuses • Surge Arresters • Part 2. Rules for Installation and Maintenance of Overhead Electric Supply and Communication Lines: Inspections • Clearances • Joint Use • Grades of Construction • Loadings • Strength Requirements • Line Insulation • Part 3. Rules for Installation and Maintenance of Underground Electric Supply and Communication Lines: Underground Conduit Systems • Supply Cable • Cable in Underground Structures • Direct-Buried Cable • Risers • Terminations • Part 4. Rules for Operation of Electric Supply and Communication Lines and Equipment: Employer Rules • Employee Rules • Communication Worker Rules • Supply Worker Rules • OSHA Requirements

Electrical Safety Handbook 3E

Author: John Cadick,Mary Capelli-Schellpfeffer,Dennis Neitzel

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071589120

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 560

View: 832

This is an accident-avoiding prescription for electricians, safety managers, and inspectors, and engineers dealing with electricity any voltage level. Presenting crucial protective safety strategies for industrial and commercial systems, the Handbook references all major safety codes (OSHA, NEC, NESC, and NFPA) where appropriate, creating a unique, one-stop compliance manual for any company’s electrical safety training and reference needs.

McGraw-Hill’s National Electrical Safety Code 2017 Handbook

Author: David Marne

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259583740

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 864

View: 7093

Achieve full 2017 NESC® compliance with this hands-on guide McGraw-Hill’s National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®) 2017 Handbook thoroughly explains how to apply and meet the NESC® rules for electric supply stations and equipment, as well as overhead and underground electric supply and communications lines. Designed to be used alongside the Code itself, this comprehensive resource has been fully updated to reflect the record number of change proposals for the 2017 NESC®. Focusing on practical application of the 2017 Code, this Handbook delivers a rule-by-rule annotation of the NESC® that clarifies potentially confusing Code text and allows you to perform your work safely and confidently. Hundreds of diagrams, photos, and practical examples make this the most complete and useful handbook available on the topic. COVERAGE INCLUDES: • General Sections Application * Definitions * Grounding Methods • Safety Rules for the Installation and Maintenance of Electric Supply Stations and Equipment • Safety Rules for the Installation and Maintenance of Overhead Electric Supply and Communication Lines • Safety Rules for the Installation and Maintenance of Underground Electric Supply and Communication Lines • Work Rules for the Operation of Electric Supply and Communication Lines and Equipment

The Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook

Author: Edwin Bernard Kurtz,James E. Mack (engineer.)

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: 9780070360112

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1080

View: 893

This handbook covers basic principles and best procedures for the construction, operation and maintenance of overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission lines. It aims to help linemen, cablemen and other specialists maintain systems at peak capacity, avoid costly errors, diagnose and repair failures and ensure optimum safety through sound preventive practices.

American Electricians' Handbook, Sixteenth Edition

Author: Terrell Croft,Frederic Hartwell,Wilford Summers

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071798811

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1712

View: 1141

FULLY UPDATED FOR THE LATEST ELECTRICAL CODES AND STANDARDS For a century, the American Electricians' Handbook has served as the definitive industry reference for information on designing, installing, operating, and maintaining electrical systems and equipment. The Sixteenth Edition is revised to comply with the 2011 National Electrical Code and the 2012 National Electrical Safety Code, and covers current energy-efficient technologies, such as photovoltaics and induction lighting. Detailed photos, diagrams, charts, tables, and calculations are included throughout. This practical, on-the-job resource is a must-have tool for every professional electrician. Covers: Fundamentals Properties and splicing of conductors Circuits and circuit calculations General electrical equipment and batteries Transformers Solid-state devices and circuits Generators and motors Outside distribution Interior wiring Electric lighting Optical fiber Wiring and design tables

2011 National Electrical Code Chapter-By-Chapter

Author: David Herres

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071774106

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 400

View: 6079

A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO THE 2011 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE Written by a Master Electrician, 2011 National Electrical Code Chapter-by-Chapter offers an in-depth analysis of the NEC with particular attention to the order in which various elements appear. This practical resource provides the knowledge you need to pass the Master Electrician's License Exam the first time by helping you understand the structure and logic of the NEC rather than memorize all the details. Material that appears outside the NEC main body, including the index, annexes, and Article 90, is also discussed in this essential handbook. 2011 National Electrical Code Chapter-by-Chapter covers: General Wiring and Protection Wiring Methods and Materials Equipment for General Use Special Occupancies Special Equipment Special Conditions Communications Systems Tables

Convert Your Home to Solar Energy

Author: Everett M. Barber,Joseph R. Provey

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 1600852521

Category: House & Home

Page: 234

View: 4402

With the cost of heating oil and electricity fluctuating wildly, consumers are clamoring for information on alternative energy. This source book covers all the relevant technologies, including solar space and water heating as well as photovoltaic electricity.

McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Code 2014 Handbook, 28th Edition

Author: Frederic Hartwell,Joseph McPartland,Brian McPartland

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071834796

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1696

View: 6712

The Definitive Guide to the 2014 NEC Completely revised and expanded to reflect changes in the 2014 NEC, McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Code® 2014 Handbook, 28th Edition presents the trusted advice and analysis you need to accurately interpret 2014 NEC rules. In-depth coverage of the background and rationale for specific Code rules enhances your understanding of the meaning and application of those rules. This practical resource also points out important matters of discussion with inspectors. Designed as a must-have companion to the 2014 NEC book published by the National Fire Protection Association, this comprehensive volume features more than 1,000 detailed diagrams and photos. The authoritative information and insight contained in this on-the-job reference will help your work pass inspection the first time. This book doesn't duplicate the text of the NEC. Instead, it is entirely comprised of explanatory text, specifically addressing every single code article, providing the most analytical content available. Because this book is published completely independently from NFPA, it is free to--and frequently does--offer detailed analysis of technically questionable and editorially convoluted provisions in the NEC, along with strategies for discussing those issues in advance with owners and inspectors before financial commitments are made. Covers all significant changes in the 2014 NEC, including: Low Voltage Direct Current Distribution Systems (new Article 393) Modular Data Centers (new Article 646) Fire Resistive Cable Systems (new Article 728) Energy Management Systems (new Article 750) Global changes to hazard warning labels and centralization of rules for lockout mechanisms, along with extensive increases of permitted utilization voltage from 600 to 1000 Coverage throughout the NEC® of DC systems due to expanding usage Critical expansion of both requirements for and acceptable strategies to provide AFCI protection

Electric Motor Maintenance and Troubleshooting, 2nd Edition

Author: Augie Hand

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071763961

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 432

View: 3154

A fully up-to-date, hands-on guide to electric motors Keep electric motors running at peak performance! Electric Motor Maintenance and Troubleshooting, Second Edition explains in detail how all types of AC and DC motors work. Essential for anyone who needs to buy, install, troubleshoot, maintain, or repair small to industrial-size electric motors, this practical guide contains new information on three-phase motors along with coverage of the latest test instruments. Drawing on his more than 40 years of experience working with electric motors, expert author Augie Hand provides a wealth of tested procedures to pinpoint and correct any kind of issue. He'll help you decide whether to replace a motor, take it offline for repair, or repair it in place--decisions that can reduce down time. End-of-chapter questions reinforce the material covered in the book. Quickly and accurately diagnose electric motor problems and find effective solutions with help from this fully updated classic. Electric Motor Maintenance and Troubleshooting, Second Edition covers: Troubleshooting and testing DC machines AC electric motor theory Single-phase motors Three-phase induction motors Troubleshooting less common motors, including synchronous, two-speed one-winding, and multispeed Test instruments and services

Electrical Design of Overhead Power Transmission Lines

Author: Masoud Farzaneh,Shahab Farokhi,William Chisholm

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071771921

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 416

View: 5752

Complete coverage of power line design and implementation "This text provides the essential fundamentals of transmission line design. It is a good blend of fundamental theory with practical design guidelines for overhead transmission lines, providing the basic groundwork for students as well as practicing power engineers, with material generally not found in one convenient book." IEEE Electrical Insultation Magazine Electrical Design of Overhead Power Transmission Lines discusses everything electrical engineering students and practicing engineers need to know to effectively design overhead power lines. Cowritten by experts in power engineering, this detailed guide addresses component selection and design, current IEEE standards, load-flow analysis, power system stability, statistical risk management of weather-related overhead line failures, insulation, thermal rating, and other essential topics. Clear learning objectives and worked examples that apply theoretical results to real-world problems are included in this practical resource. Electrical Design of Overhead Power Transmission Lines covers: AC circuits and sequence circuits of power networks Matrix methods in AC power system analysis Overhead transmission line parameters Modeling of transmission lines AC power-flow analysis using iterative methods Symmetrical and unsymmetrical faults Control of voltage and power flow Stability in AC networks High-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission Corona and electric field effects of transmission lines Lightning performance of transmission lines Coordination of transmission line insulation Ampacity of overhead line conductors

Power Generation Handbook 2/E

Author: Philip Kiameh

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071772324

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 736

View: 5931

THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO POWER GENERATION--FULLY REVISED Updated throughout to cover the latest technologies and applications, Power Generation Handbook, Second Edition, focuses on the basics of power generation using gas turbine, steam, wind, solar, co-generation, and combined-cycle power plants. Other essential topics such as calculations, efficient plant design, emission limits, monitoring, and the economics of power generation are discussed in detail. A real-world case study illustrates the material presented in this authoritative resource. Coverage includes: All components and subsystems of the various types of gas turbine, steam power, co-generation, combined-cycle, wind turbine, solar power, and generator plants Advantages, applications, performance, and economics of low-emission, high-efficiency power plants Selection, operation, and maintenance of gas turbines, steam turbines, valves, compressors, governing systems, combustors, de-aerators, feedwater heaters, transformers, generators, wind turbines and generators, and solar power stations Monitoring and control of all power station environmental emissions Power station performance monitoring and performance enhancement options

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology

Concepts, Procedures, and Troubleshooting Techniques

Author: William C. Whitman,William M. Johnson

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9780827356467

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1124

View: 6294

This work covers types of system, providing a teaching tool and a reference for long after a course is completed. Starting with the basics, each chapter builds the reader's knowledge to a professional level.

The Diffusion Handbook: Applied Solutions for Engineers

Author: R. K. Michael Thambynayagam

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071751858

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 2016

View: 3426

PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS TO DIFFUSION-RELATED PROBLEMS The Diffusion Handbook: Applied Solutions for Engineers is the 2011 recipient of the R.R. Hawkins Award, the top prize of the Association of American Publishers’ PROSE Awards, the highest recognitions in the world of professional and scholarly publishing. The book is also the winner of the 2011 PROSE Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences & Mathematics and the Engineering & Technology category award. The Diffusion Handbook provides more than 1,000 ready-made solutions to boundary-value problems associated with Dirichlet, Neumann, and Robin boundary conditions. The book also offers variations, including: Subdivided systems where the properties of each continuum are uniform but discontinuous at the interface Solutions involving boundary conditions of the mixed type, where the function is prescribed over part of the boundary and its normal derivative over the remaining part Problems that involve space- and time-dependent boundary conditions All semi-analytic solutions presented in this practical resource are accompanied by prescriptions for numerical computation. The diffusion coefficient and the initial and boundary conditions used in this book apply to fluid flow in a porous medium. All solutions can be equally applied to problems in heat conduction and mass transfer. Coverage includes: Integral transforms and their inversion formulae Infinite and semi-infinite continua Bounded continuum Infinite and semi-infinite lamella Rectangle Quadrant layer and octant layer Cuboid Infinite and semi-infinite cylindrical continua Bounded cylindrical continuum Wedge-shaped infinite and semi-infinite continua Wedge-shaped bounded continuum Wedge "The book will become an invaluable component of every institutional and research center library.......it would be highly unlikely that such a book would ever be written or published again" -Frederick Dylla, American Institute of Physics.

Handbook of Textile and Industrial Dyeing

Applications of Dyes

Author: M Clark

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0857094912

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 336

View: 5456

Dyeing is one of the most effective and popular methods used for colouring textiles and other materials. Dyes are employed in a variety of industries, from cosmetic production to the medical sector. The two volumes of the Handbook of textile and industrial dyeing provide a detailed review of the latest techniques and equipment used in the dyeing industry, as well as examining dyes and their application in a number of different industrial sectors. Volume 2 deals with major applications of dyes and is divided into two parts. Part one covers textile applications, with chapters dealing with the dyeing of wool, synthetic and cellulosic fibres, and textile fibre blends. In part two, industrial applications of dyes are examined, with topics including dyes used in food and in the cosmetics industry. With its distinguished editor and contributions from some of the world’s leading authorities, the Handbook of textile and industrial dyeing is an essential reference for designers, colour technologists and product developers working in a variety of sectors, and will also be suitable for academic use. Provides a detailed review of the latest techniques and equipment used in the dyeing industry Industrial applications of dyes are examined, with topics including dyes used in food and in the cosmetics industry Is appropriate for a variety of different readers including designers, colour technologists, product developers and those in academia

The Mom Inventors Handbook

How to Turn Your Great Idea Into the Next Big Thing

Author: Tamara Monosoff

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071636811

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 721

Mom Inventors, Inc. has received national attention on “Today,” “Oprah,” “Good Morning America,” “Regis and Kelly,” “The View,” in The Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, People and Parents magazine This book will appeal to women who have a great idea for a product and do not know how to capitalize on that idea Includes hundreds of success stories and lessons from some of the most successful stay-at-home entrepreneurs in business, who are selling their products to Wal-Mart,Target, Babies R Us, and One Step Ahead catalog Tamara Monosoff has expanded her business online through her Mom-invented eBay store and e-newsletters that reach 13,000 inventors in 29 countries, and her mom inventor tele-seminars are propelling her to greater visibility

Electrician's Exam Study Guide 2/E

Author: Kimberley Keller

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071792031

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 416

View: 786

Ace the Journeyman and Master Electrician Exams! Featuring more than 1,500 practice questions and answers, Electrician’s Exam Study Guide, Second Edition provides everything you need to prepare for and pass the Journeyman and Master electrician licensing exams on the first try. This practical, up-to-date resource is filled with detailed illustrations, Test Tips which explain how to arrive at the correct answers, and Code Updates which clarify changes in the 2011 NEC. Answer sheets include cross-references to the precise article and section of the NEC from which questions are taken. Fully revised throughout, this careerbuilding guide helps you: Master the material most likely to appear on the licensing exams Improve your test-taking ability with 1,500+ true/false and multiple-choice questions and answers Keep up with the 2011 NEC Acquire the confidence, skills, and knowledge needed to pass your exam Covers essential topics, including: Articles 90 through 110 Wiring requirements and protection Wiring methods and materials Equipment for general use Special occupancies and classifications Special equipment Special conditions Communications Tables, annexes, and examples Math calculations and basic electrical theory Review and applying principles Master electrician skills Techniques for studying and taking your test

McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Code 2017 Handbook, 29th Edition

Author: Frederic P. Hartwell,Joseph F. McPartland

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259584437

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1712

View: 737

The Definitive Guide to the 2017 National Electrical Code Completely revised to fully align with the 2017 NEC, McGraw-Hill’s National Electrical Code (NEC) 2017 Handbook, 29th Edition, presents the trusted advice and analysis you need to accurately interpret the latest set of rules. In-depth coverage of the background and rationale for specific rules enhances understanding of the meaning and application of those rules. This practical resource also illustrates key points through discussions with owners and inspectors. Designed to be used as a companion guide to the 2017 NEC itself, this on-the-job reference is arranged in code order, so the explanation for any topic lines up exactly with the applicable section in the code. You will gain access to straightforward, ready-to-apply code clarification, enabling you to work efficiently and safely and achieve full compliance. • Completely updated to cover all changes in the 2017 NEC • Provides concise explanations of controversial rules • Written by a senior member of the NEC steering committee

Electricity Demystified

Author: Stan Gibilisco

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071466967

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

View: 4597

POWER UP YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF ELECTRICITY Now anyone with an interest in electricity can master it -- without getting their wires crossed. In Electricity Demystified, best-selling science and math writer Stan Gibilisco provides an effective and painless way to improve your understanding of the electricity that powers so much of modern life. With Electricity Demystified, you master the subject one simple step at a time -- at your own speed. This unique self-teaching guide offers quizzes and tests at the end of each chapter and section to pinpoint weaknesses, and a 70-question final exam to reinforce the entire book. If you want to build or refresh your understanding of electricity, here's a fast, entertaining self-teaching course that's really electrifying! Get ready to: Understand what gives electricity its power Solve problems involving current, voltage, power, and resistance Grasp the connection between electricity and magnetism Discover how magnetic levitation works Learn about alternative electricity sources, such as solar energy and fuel cells Take a "final exam" and grade it yourself! A fast, effective, and fun way to learn about electricity, Electricity Demystified is the perfect shortcut to a deeper understanding of one of the most powerful forces in our lives.