Electrical Grounding and Bonding, 5th Edition
by Phil Simmons Simmons Electrical Services
This user-friendly, practical guide provides a thorough and effective introduction to the essentials of electrical grounding and bonding. Completely updated to reflect the 2017 National Electrical Code®, ELECTRICAL GROUNDING AND BONDING, Fifth Edition, features complete, current coverage of grounding and bonding requirements in both Article 250 and Chapter 5 of the NEC®. The text’s detailed explanations, real-world examples, and vibrant, full-color illustrations help readers master and apply key electrical concepts, such as calculating conductor sizes, reading and interpreting NEC tables, using grounded conductor connections in DC and AC systems, managing installations and sizing, and applying “green” practices for energy efficiency and environmental sustainability. Ideal for students in degree programs, professional training, and apprenticeships such as those administered by the Independent Electrical Contractors and the electrical training ALLIANCE (formerly NJATC courses), this proven text is a must-have resource for career success.
FEATURES AND BENEFITS
- Drawing on his extensive experience as an electrician, educator, and consultant, the author provides engaging explanations, realistic examples, and step-by-step instructions to help readers understand, apply, and master the fundamentals of electrical grounding and bonding.
- Topics include calculating conductor sizes, reading and interpreting NEC® tables, using grounded conductor connections in DC and AC systems, and managing installations and sizing.
- In addition to current regulations and requirements, the text features information on important industry trends and practices, including methods and materials designed to promote energy efficiency and environmental sustainability.
Publisher: Cengage Learning/384 Pages/© 2018/ISBN No. 1337102008/9781337102001