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Audel House Wiring 8TH Editionby Paul Rosenberg
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Home wiring is serious business
Thats why, especially if youre not an electrician, you need the clear, well-ordered guidance in this bookthe same one you may have seen in your fathers toolbox. Now fully updated to cover home networking and other 21st century developments, this all-new edition gives you the guidelines, rules, and step-by-step instructions you need to do the job safely and with confidence.
Home wiring is serious business
That's why, especially if you're not an electrician, you need the clear, well-ordered guidance in this book-the same one you may have seen in your father's toolbox. Now fully updated to cover home networking and other 21st century developments, this all-new edition gives you the guidelines, rules, and step-by-step instructions you need to do the job safely and with confidence.
* Understand how to use the National Electrical Code (NEC) and meet its requirements
* Install a safe electrical service entrance and branch circuits
* Use the appropriate cables, wires, conduits, and boxes for your home's needs
* Find specialized information about electric heating, mobile home wiring, and other unique applications
* Learn to install wiring for cable TV, telephones, broadband Internet, home networks, and security systems
* Be able to make accurate load calculations
Revised for the first time in 13 years, House Wiring 8e will be compliant with current National Electrical Code (NEC) standards. All illustrations and photos will be updated to represent current, residential electrical systems. A bonus section on DIY home networking will be added to appeal to the homeowner, as well as the tradesman. In addition, new content on how to install a broadband network, a computer-based entertainment system, as well as how-to for cable TV, security, and telephone systems will be added.
About the Author
Paul Rosenberg (Chicago, IL) is a leading voice in the electrical industry. A master electrician with extensive experience in the industry as an apprentice, electrician, foreman, superintendent, project manager, purchasing agent, estimator, contractor, supplier, manufacturer’s rep., and designer, Paul is often called upon for expert testimony for legal cases involving the electrical industry. He has developed training courses and is the author of many electrical books, including six Audel electrical titles.
An instructor at Iowa State University, he has written for all the major industry publications and is also the author of Audel Electrical Course for Apprentices & Journeymen, 4th Edition.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Wiring Basics.
Chapter 2: Electrical Services.
Chapter 3: Branch Circuits and Loads.
Chapter 4: Materials and Methods.
Chapter 5: Wiring for Electric House Heating.
Chapter 6: Mobile Homes.
Chapter 7: Cable TV, Broadband, Telephone, and Security.
Chapter 8: How to Wire a House.
Appendix A: Calculations for Dwellings.
Appendix B: Farm Buildings.
Appendix C: Audio and Home Theater Installations.
Appendix D: The Internet as Entertainment.
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