Interpreting the National Electrical Code
Extraordinarily comprehensive, this
book is completely updated to the
2008 National Electrical Code and
continues to offer valuable insight into the Code articles.
Explanations are provided for each
article in detail, with thorough discussions and practical examples
that clearly illustrate how the Code and its most recent changes are
Discussions are logically organized
into coherent subject groupings, allowing readers to navigate easily
through 2008 NEC requirements as well as changes since the last
Through this approach, the book
also integrates essential information into the 8th Edition that is not
directly addressed in the NEC but is extremely useful to electricians.
- promotes an understanding of how the Code is
interpreted and applied in specific field situations
- a section outlining changes from the last
edition of the NEC speeds understanding of the new requirements,
eliminating the need for a separate reference on Code changes
- sample Code calculations have been taken from
actual field applications, increasing their relevance to
professional apprentices, electricians, and inspectors alike
General Wiring and Fundamentals.
Wire, Raceway, and Box Sizing.
Outlets, Lighting, Appliances, and Heating.
Services and Feeder Calculations.
Grounding and Bonding.
Hazardous Location Wiring.
Health Care Facilities.
Emergency and Alternate Power Systems.
Industrial Electrical Applications.
Commercial Wiring Applications.
Special Applications Wiring.
510 Pages - 8-1/2 x 11 in.
About the Author:
Truman Surbrook is a Professor of
Agricultural Engineering at Michigan State University, in East
Lansing, Michigan, a registered Professional Engineer, and Master
He has developed an Electrical Apprenticeship Program at
Michigan State University, and has served as chair for curriculum
development for a statewide electrical inspector training short
Dr. Surbrook has also developed a highly
successful and comprehensive National Electrical Code training course
through Lifelong Education Programs of Michigan State University.
2014 NEC & Related