and Bonding, 6E
to the 2020 NEC
Learn the essentials of
electrical grounding and bonding. Based upon the 2020 NEC
Practical, user-friendly and
updated to reflect the
2020 National Electrical Code®,
Simmons' ELECTRICAL GROUNDING AND BONDING, Sixth Edition
delivers complete coverage of grounding and bonding requirements in
both Article 250 and Chapter 5 of the NEC®.
Detailed explanations, real-world
examples and 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
Providing exhaustive explanations
of concepts and requirements in the NEC, it is ideal for students in
degree programs, professional training, apprenticeships through
Independent Electrical Contractors and electrical training
ALLIANCE (formerly NJATC) courses.
realistic examples and step-by-step instructions to help readers
understand, apply and master the fundamentals of electrical
grounding and bonding.
Updated content covers
understanding when electrical systems are required to be
grounded, calculating conductor sizes for grounding and bonding,
reading and interpreting NEC® tables, using grounded conductor
connections in DC and AC systems, managing installations and
sizing, and so much more.
In addition to current
regulations and requirements, the text offers detailed insight
on emerging industry trends and practices, including methods and
materials designed to promote energy efficiency and
New to this Edition:
- This updated edition reflects the
National Electrical Code® and current best practices,
giving readers easy access to the latest, most accurate
information related to relevant industry codes and
- Includes comprehensive,
up-to-the-minute coverage of grounding and bonding
requirements in both Article 250 and Chapter 5 of the 2020
- Additional coverage is provided for
safety in health care facilities as well as for floating
buildings, marinas and boatyards -- equipping students with
the skills they need for real-world practice.
- A wealth of resources included in the
Appendices provides opportunities for readers to expand
their understanding behind many of the requirements in the
NEC that are related to grounding and bonding.
- Got questions? Connect with
the author. Phil Simmons is available to help answer your
questions and provide solutions via email.
Grounding and Bonding
System and Grounding Electrode Conductor
Enclosure, Raceway, and
Service Cable Connections
Equipment Grounding and
Equipment Grounding Conductors
Methods of Equipment
Grounding of Specific
Equipment Covered in Chapter 5 of the NEC®
Appendix A: Some
Fundamentals of Equipment-Grounding Circuit Design.
Investigation and Testing of Footing-Type Grounding Electrodes for
Understanding Ground Resistance Testing
Appendix D: Report of
Research on Conduit Fitting Ground-Fault Current.
392 Pages - 8-1/2 x 11 in.
Grounding and Bonding 2020
2020 NEC & Related Reference & Study
& Related Products