Wiring Residential, 18E
Ray C. Mullin, Phil Simmons
to the 2014 NEC!
Delivering the very latest in
industry standards and procedures, bestselling ELECTRICAL WIRING
RESIDENTIAL, 18e provides comprehensive, authoritative coverage
that fully implements the
2014 National Electrical Code®.
The text's signature three-part
organization thoroughly covers Code, Electrical Knowledge, and
Applications. Extremely reader friendly, it offers detailed--but not
overly technical--explanations as it guides you step by step through
the critical tasks and responsibilities that face today's
professional residential electricians in both new construction and
Vivid Illustrations are fully
coordinated with the latest NEC® regulations and provide further
clarity. In addition, foldout plans at the back of the text give you
hands-on practice applying Code requirements.
ELECTRICAL WIRING RESIDENTIAL,
18E, updated to comply with the
2014 National Electrical Code®, is a bestselling book that will
help you learn the basics of residential wiring in both new and
A unique feature of
ELECTRICAL WIRING RESIDENTIAL, 18E is the sets of plans in the
back of the book that offers you opportunities for hands-on
practice in interpreting and applying Code requirements, making this
an ideal resource for those who will work in the residential
This book also contains updated
Illustrations coordinated with the latest NEC® regulations.
NEW in this Edition:
- Reflecting the latest changes and
developments from the field, ELECTRICAL WIRING
RESIDENTIAL, 18e has been revised and updated to comply
with the 2014 National Electrical Code®.
- New and updated photographs,
diagrams, and illustrations are coordinated with the latest
NEC® regulations and add clarity to explanations of critical
- Continuing the text's emphasis on
green technology, the 18th Edition offers new coverage of EV
- The chapter on solar panels has been
thoroughly updated to include the most recent industry
practices and developments.
1. General Information for Electrical
2. Electrical Symbols and Outlets.
3. Determining the Required Number of
Lighting Outlets, Receptacle Outlets, and Small-Appliance Branch
4. Conductor Sizes and Types, Wiring
Methods, Wire Connections, Voltage Drop, and Neutral Conductor
Sizing for Services.
5. Conductor Identification, Switch Control
of Lighting Circuits, Bonding/Grounding of Wiring Devices, Induction
6. Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters,
Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters, Transient Voltage Surge Suppressors,
Immersion Detection Circuit Interrupters, and Appliance Leakage
7. Luminaires Ballasts, and Lamps.
8. Lighting Branch Circuit for the Front
9. Lighting Branch Circuit for the Master
10. Lighting Branch Circuit—Bathrooms,
11. Lighting Branch Circuit—Front Entry,
12. Lighting Branch Circuit and
Small-Appliance Circuits for the Kitchen.
13. Lighting Branch Circuit for the Living
14. Lighting BCranch Circuit for the
15. Dryer Outlet, Lighting and Receptacle
Circuits for the Laundry, Powder Room, Rear Entry Hall, and Attic.
16. Lighting Branch Circuit for the Garage.
17. Recreation Room.
18. Lighting Branch Circuit, Receptacle
Circuits for Workshop.
19. Special-Purpose Outlets—Water Pump,
20. Special-Purpose Outlets for Ranges,
Counter-Mounted Cooking Unit G, and Wall-Mounted Oven.
21. Special-Purpose Outlets—Food Waste
22. Special-Purpose Outlets for the
Bathroom Ceiling Heat/Vent/Lights, the Attic Fan, and the
23. Special-Purpose Outlets—Electric
Heating, Air Conditioning.
24. Gas and Oil Central Heating Systems.
25. Television, Telephone, and Low-Voltage
26. Smoke, Heat, and Carbon Monoxide
Alarms, and Security Systems.
27. Service-Entrance Equipment.
28. Overcurrent Protection—Fuses and
29. Service-Entrance Calculations.
30. Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, and
31. Wiring for the Future: Home Automation
32. Standby Power Systems.
33. Residential Utility Interactive
Specifications for Electrical
IAEI Membership Application Form.
Index (Code and Subject).
Plans for Single-Family Dwelling.
Sheet 1 of 10 Basement Plan.
Sheet 2 of 10 Floor Plan.
Sheet 3 of 10 South (Front) Elevation; Window Schedule, Door
Sheet 4 of 10 East (Right) Elevation; Interior Elevations.
Sheet 5 of 10 North (Rear) Elevation; Plot Plan.
Sheet 6 of 10 West (Left) Elevation; Room Finish Schedule.
Sheet 7 of 10 Section A-A.
Sheet 8 of 10 Electrical Basement Plan.
Sheet 9 of 10 Electrical Floor Plan.
Sheet 10 of 10 Code Requirements for Swimming Pool Wiring.
Blank Floor Plan First Floor.
Blank Floor Plan Basement.
816 Pages - 8-1/2 x 11 in.
About the Authors:
Ray C. Mullin: Former electrical
instructor for the Wisconsin Schools of Vocational, Technical, and
Adult Education. Former member of the International Brotherhood of
Electrical Workers. Currently a member of the International
Association of Electrical Inspectors, Institute of Electrical and
Electronic Engineers, National Fire Protection Association, Electrical
He has served on the NFPA Code Making Panel 4 of
the National Electrical Code. Completed electrical apprenticeship
training program. Worked as journeyman and supervisor for residential,
commercial, and industrial installations. Taught electrical apprentice
and journeyman course. Conducted numerous technical and Code seminars.
He has written many articles that have appeared
in electrical trade publications and has done consulting to electrical
equipment manufacturers on legal issues.
He has served on the Executive Board of the
Western Section of the International Association of Electrical
Inspectors and serves on the Electrical Commission in home town. He
attended the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee School of Engineering,
and Colorado State University.
Phil Simmons is self-employed at
Simmons Electrical Services where he consults on the National
Electrical Code® and other codes. Mr Simmons also writes, edits ,
and illustrates and produces technical publications, providing plan
review of electrical construction documents as well as the
inspection of complex electrical installations. He also develops
training programs related to electrical codes and safety,
Mr. Simmons has been a presenter on these
subjects at numerous seminars and conferences for Universities, the
NFPA, IAEI, Department of Defense and private clients. He has also
consulted on several lawsuits concerning electrical shocks, burn
injuries and electrocutions. Mr. Simmons is the co-author and
illustrator of ELECTRICAL WIRING RESIDENTIAL 17E, ELECTRICAL WIRING
COMMERCIAL14E and ELECTRICAL GROUNDING AND BONDING 3E, all published
by Delmar Cengage Learning.
Mr. Simmons presently serves NFPA on Code
Making Panel-5 of the National Electrical Code® Committee (grounding
and bonding). He previously served on the NFPA Standards Council,
NEC® Technical Correlating Committee International Association of
Electrical Inspectors, Underwriters Laboratories and is a retired
member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
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