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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Load Calculations – Feeders and Services, Health Care Facilities, Standby and Emergency Systems, 26404-08 Basic Electronic Theory, Fire Alarm Systems, Specialty Transformers, Advanced Controls, HVAC Controls, Heat Tracing and Freeze Protection, Motor Operation and Maintenance, Medium-Voltage Terminations/Splices, Special Locations, and Fundamentals of Crew Leadership.
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Table of Contents
(Total Level Hours: 180)
26401-11 Load Calculations – Feeders and Services (20 Hours)
Topics include basic calculation procedures for commercial and residential applications.
26402-11 Health Care Facilities (10 Hours)
Covers the installation of electric circuits in health care facilities, including the requirements for life safety and critical circuits.
26403-11 Standby and Emergency Systems (10 Hours)
Explains the NEC® requirements for electric generators and storage batteries.
26404-11 Basic Electronic Theory (10 Hours)
Explains the function and operation of basic electronic devices, including semiconductors, diodes, rectifi ers, and transistors.
26405-11 Fire Alarm Systems (15 Hours)
Covers fi re alarm control units, Digital Alarm Communicator Systems (DACS), wiring for alarm initiating and notifi cation
devices, and alarm system maintenance.
26406-11 Specialty Transformers (10 Hours)
Covers various types of transformers and their applications. Also provides information on selecting, sizing, and installing these devices.
26407-11 Advanced Controls (20 Hours)
Discusses applications and operating principles of solid-state controls, reduced-voltage starters, and adjustable frequency drives. Also covers basic troubleshooting procedures.
26408-11 HVAC Controls (15 Hours)
Provides a basic overview of HVAC systems and their controls. Also covers electrical troubleshooting and NEC® requirements.
26409-11 Heat Tracing and Freeze Protection (10 Hours)
Covers various heat tracing systems along with their applications and installation requirements.
26410-11 Motor Operation and Maintenance (10 Hours)
Covers motor cleaning, testing, and preventive maintenance. Also describes basic troubleshooting procedures.
26411-11 Medium-Voltage Terminations/ Splices (10 Hours)
Offers an overview of the NEC® and cable manufacturers’ requirements for medium-voltage terminations and splices.
26412-11 Special Locations (20 Hours)
Describes the NEC® requirements for selecting and installing equipment, enclosures, and devices in various special locations
including places of assembly, theaters, carnivals, agricultural buildings, marinas, temporary installations, wired partitions
and swimming pools.
46101-11 Fundamentals of Crew Leadership (20 Hours)
Describes leadership skills and styles, communication, delegating, and problem solving. Job-site safety and the crew leader's role are also discussed. Describes project planning, scheduling, and estimating.