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Higher Education

Electrical Materials, 2nd Edition

  • Rob Zachariason
  • ISBN-10: 1111640068
  • ISBN-13: 9781111640064
  • 128 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2008
  • COPYRIGHT: 2012 Published
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Overview

About the Product

ELECTRICAL MATERIALS 2E is the essential resource for success in electrical program courses. Whether learning theory, wiring, fastening systems, or conductors, this textbook covers all of the materials students will encounter in each course. Each topic is clearly explained with numerous high-quality photographs illustrating each piece of material. And, because it's written in an outline format, it's an easy-to-use reference tool that comes in handy time and time again. Whether the job is industrial, commercial, or residential, ELECTRICAL MATERIALS 2E enables students to identify materials quickly and easily.

Features

  • High-quality color photographs accompany each electrical part and provide visual references for clearer understanding.

  • Written in an outline format that allows readers to find the information they need quickly and easily.

  • Related NEC® references make this especially valuable to new users of the NEC®, who may not understand exactly what parts are being referenced.

About the Author

Rob Zachariason

Rob Zachariason is an Instructor at Minnesota State Community and Technical College, and an Instructor for the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee. Rob is a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the International Association of Electrical Inspectors, and the National Education Association. He carries a Master Electrician's license in North Dakota and Minnesota. Rob worked as an electrician for 10 years before becoming a full time instructor.

Table of Contents

1. Conductors and Cables.
2. Nonmetallic Boxes.
3. Metallic Boxes.
4. Raceways.
5. Fittings.
6. Fastening.
7. Service Equipment.
8. Grounding and Splicing.
9. Devices.
10. Utilization Equipment.
11. Control Equipment.
12. Communication Equipment.

New to this edition

  • New fastening systems chapter helps with on-the-job situations.
  • New chapter on utilization equipment such as lights and fans outlines the recent developments in these systems.
  • Expanded image content covers materials and products that are new to the market.
  • Updated to meet the 2011 National Electrical Code®.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Electrical Wiring Industrial  (ISBN-10: 1111124892 | ISBN-13: 9781111124892)

ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, 14th Edition, fully updated to reference the 2011 National Electrical Code®, will guide your students 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, ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, 14E 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; and 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 your students opportunities for hands-on practice in interpreting and applying Code requirements to sitework, feeder bus systems, panelboards, fiber optics, harmonics, hazardous locations, and more.

Student Supplements

Electrical Wiring Industrial  (ISBN-10: 1111124892 | ISBN-13: 9781111124892)

ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, 14th Edition, 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 a professional in the industrial electricity industry. With a practical, straightforward approach, ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL,14E 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; and periodic maintenance procedures. Specific references to the 2011 National Electrical Code® throughout the book will show you 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.