Electrician's Pocket Manual

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Date

August 30, 2005

Format

Paperback, 384 pages

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ISBN

0071458875 / 9780071458870

$

Your Price

19.95



Overview


Main description

Complete, compact and featuring formulas, tables, and diagrams in place of lengthy text descriptions, this handy reference delivers job-essential information in a quick look-up format. The new Second edition has been updated to include the 2005 National Electrical Code, new symbols for electrical drafting now being used in CAD drafting, additional coverage of co-axial cable in home wiring, and more on electric motors and controls.


Table of contents

Chapter 1: Hand tools for General Residential and Light Commercial WiringChapter 2: Hand Tools for Construction WiringChapter 3: Special Equipment – Cable Benders, Cutters and Wire DispensersChapter 4: Troubleshooting – GFCIs and WiringChapter 5: Troubleshooting – Electric MotorsChapter 6: Alarm SystemsChapter 7: Lamps and Lighting SystemsChapter 8: Electric Motors; Power Supplies – Emergency, Transformers, Low Voltage Chapter 9: Wires and Wiring Chapter 10: Hazardous Location EquipmentChapter 11: Programmable Controls (PLC)Chapter 12: Wiring for Telephone Installation Chapter 13: Basic Mathematics and Measurement ConversionChapter 14: Estimating a Job; Electrical and Electronic FormulasChapter 15: How to Read BlueprintsChapter 16: How to Measure – Blueprints, Meters, and GagesAppendices: Rules of Safety; Codes, Standards, and Regulations; Definitions and Abbreviations of Electrical Units of Measurement; Tables and Charts; Symbols and Abbreviation of Electrical Units of Measurement; Glossary.


Author comments

Rex Miller is Professor Emeritus of Industrial Technology at State University College at Buffalo and has taught technical curriculum at the college level for more than four decades. Mr. Miller is the co-author of McGraw-Hill’s bestselling Carpentry & Construction, Third Edition, as well as more than 75 texts for vocational and industrial arts programs. He resides in Round Rock, Texas.


Back cover copy

THE ULTIMATE AT-A-GLANCE DATA FINDER FOR ELECTRICIANS OF ALL LEVELS

Complete and compact, Electrician's Pocket Manual, Second Edition, provides instant answers to the problems electricians face every day. Utilizing a streamlined format, this job-simplifying resource offers tables, formulas, and diagrams in place of lengthy text -- just the facts you need to get the job done.

  • UPDATED to include the 2005 National Electrical Code and new coverage of co-axial cable in home wiring; electric motors and controls; and conduit bending operations
  • ABCs of the trade
  • Troubleshooting, tips, and techniques
  • Math shortcuts and measurement conversions
  • Fiber optic facts and fundamentals
  • Tools and equipment lists
  • Drafting symbols, including those used in CAD drawing
  • Safety rules, codes and requirements, definitions, and abbreviations

GET THE ANSWER YOU NEED IN ONE MINUTE OR LESS!





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