McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Code 2014 Handbook, 28th Edition

Author: Frederic Hartwell,Joseph McPartland,Brian McPartland

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071834796

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1696

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The Definitive Guide to the 2014 NEC Completely revised and expanded to reflect changes in the 2014 NEC, McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Code® 2014 Handbook, 28th Edition presents the trusted advice and analysis you need to accurately interpret 2014 NEC rules. In-depth coverage of the background and rationale for specific Code rules enhances your understanding of the meaning and application of those rules. This practical resource also points out important matters of discussion with inspectors. Designed as a must-have companion to the 2014 NEC book published by the National Fire Protection Association, this comprehensive volume features more than 1,000 detailed diagrams and photos. The authoritative information and insight contained in this on-the-job reference will help your work pass inspection the first time. This book doesn't duplicate the text of the NEC. Instead, it is entirely comprised of explanatory text, specifically addressing every single code article, providing the most analytical content available. Because this book is published completely independently from NFPA, it is free to--and frequently does--offer detailed analysis of technically questionable and editorially convoluted provisions in the NEC, along with strategies for discussing those issues in advance with owners and inspectors before financial commitments are made. Covers all significant changes in the 2014 NEC, including: Low Voltage Direct Current Distribution Systems (new Article 393) Modular Data Centers (new Article 646) Fire Resistive Cable Systems (new Article 728) Energy Management Systems (new Article 750) Global changes to hazard warning labels and centralization of rules for lockout mechanisms, along with extensive increases of permitted utilization voltage from 600 to 1000 Coverage throughout the NEC® of DC systems due to expanding usage Critical expansion of both requirements for and acceptable strategies to provide AFCI protection

McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Code 2014 Handbook, 28th Edition

Author: Joseph McPartland,Frederic Hartwell,Brian McPartland

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071834780

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1696

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The Definitive Guide to the 2014 NEC Completely revised and expanded to reflect changes in the 2014 NEC, McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Code® 2014 Handbook, 28th Edition presents the trusted advice and analysis you need to accurately interpret 2014 NEC rules. In-depth coverage of the background and rationale for specific Code rules enhances your understanding of the meaning and application of those rules. This practical resource also points out important matters of discussion with inspectors. Designed as a must-have companion to the 2014 NEC book published by the National Fire Protection Association, this comprehensive volume features more than 1,000 detailed diagrams and photos. The authoritative information and insight contained in this on-the-job reference will help your work pass inspection the first time. This book doesn't duplicate the text of the NEC. Instead, it is entirely comprised of explanatory text, specifically addressing every single code article, providing the most analytical content available. Because this book is published completely independently from NFPA, it is free to--and frequently does--offer detailed analysis of technically questionable and editorially convoluted provisions in the NEC, along with strategies for discussing those issues in advance with owners and inspectors before financial commitments are made. Covers all significant changes in the 2014 NEC, including: Low Voltage Direct Current Distribution Systems (new Article 393) Modular Data Centers (new Article 646) Fire Resistive Cable Systems (new Article 728) Energy Management Systems (new Article 750) Global changes to hazard warning labels and centralization of rules for lockout mechanisms, along with extensive increases of permitted utilization voltage from 600 to 1000 Coverage throughout the NEC® of DC systems due to expanding usage Critical expansion of both requirements for and acceptable strategies to provide AFCI protection

National Electrical Code 2011

Author: National Fire Protection Association

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9780877659150

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 870

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Safe, efficient, code-compliant electrical installations are made simple with the latest publication of this widely popular resource. Like its highly successful previous editions, the National Electrical Code? 2011 LOOSE LEAF combines solid, thorough, research-based content with the tools you need to build an in-depth understanding of the most important topics. It provides the full text of the updated Code regulations alongside expert commentary from code specialists, offering code rationale, clarifications for new and updated rules, and practical, real-world advice on how to apply the code. And in a loose-leaf format, it's easy to customize your experience with the Code by adding job- and situation- specific materials. New to the 2011 edition are articles including first-time Article 399 on October, Overhead Conductors with over 600 volts, first-time Article 694 on Small Wind Electric Systems, first-time Article 840 on Premises Powered Broadband Communications Systems, and more. This winning combination has created a valuable reference for those in or entering careers in electrical design, installation, inspection, and safety.

McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Code 2017 Handbook, 29th Edition

Author: Frederic P. Hartwell,Joseph F. McPartland

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259584437

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1712

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The Definitive Guide to the 2017 National Electrical Code Completely revised to fully align with the 2017 NEC, McGraw-Hill’s National Electrical Code (NEC) 2017 Handbook, 29th Edition, presents the trusted advice and analysis you need to accurately interpret the latest set of rules. In-depth coverage of the background and rationale for specific rules enhances understanding of the meaning and application of those rules. This practical resource also illustrates key points through discussions with owners and inspectors. Designed to be used as a companion guide to the 2017 NEC itself, this on-the-job reference is arranged in code order, so the explanation for any topic lines up exactly with the applicable section in the code. You will gain access to straightforward, ready-to-apply code clarification, enabling you to work efficiently and safely and achieve full compliance. • Completely updated to cover all changes in the 2017 NEC • Provides concise explanations of controversial rules • Written by a senior member of the NEC steering committee

Wiring Simplified

Based on the 2017 National Electrical Code®

Author: Frederic P. Hartwell,Herbert P. Richter,W. C. Schwan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780997905311

Category:

Page: 256

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This 45th edition--part of a series continuously published for more than 80 years and based on the 2017 National Electrical Code--is a handy instruction manual that has been used by generations of readers who learn the "why” as well as the "how-to” of wiring practices. Encouraging readers to tackle jobs small and large, the guide covers everything from repairing a table lamp to wiring a whole house. After introducing the basics--standards, codes, safety practices, and an overview of how electricity is measured and delivered--chapters show how to design a layout for lights, switches, and receptacles; run a line from a utility pole; install wires, circuits, and grounds; and handle special projects such as replacing old wiring and wiring detached garages and accessory buildings. The do-it-yourselfer appreciates the detailed instructions and drawings, the homeowner working with a contractor gains insight into how to communicate with the professional about the problems to be solved, and students and teachers appreciate the range and depth of the subject matter and the accompanying student workbook.

McGraw-Hill's NEC 2014 Grounding and Earthing Handbook

Author: David Stockin

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071800662

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 496

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The most complete guide to the grounding and earthing requirements of the 2014 National Electrical Code “If you are responsible for delivering power, or if you just want to know what’s going on beneath your feet, read these pages; ground your circuit as Stockin suggests, and you can close the master switch with confidence.” —Bill Nye, “The Science Guy” “David Stockin’s book develops a clear understanding of Code requirements through extensive use of illustrations and clear text.” —David Brender, P.E., Code-Making Panel NO. 5 member “Stockin adds his own experiences to the fundamentals of NEC 250, allowing readers to visualize practical applications of routine rules in a new and novel way.” —Travis Lindsey McGraw-Hill’s National Electrical Code 2014 Grounding and Earthing Handbook fully addresses the above-grade grounding and below-grade earthing issues related to Article 250 of the 2014 National Electrical Code. This practical guide features in-depth discussions of each of the Code’s requirements, section by section, along with clear explanations and real-world examples. For ease of reference, a separate chapter calls out all of the changes introduced to Article 250 of the 2014 NEC. Information on the Canadian Electrical Code is also provided. A helpful question-and-answer chapter covers common on-the-job topics, and more than 100 detailed diagrams illustrate the information presented in this authoritative resource. Coverage includes: Summary of grounding and earthing requirements in the 2014 NEC Zone of influence Grounding electrodes System design and planning Soil resistivity testing Testing of existing grounding systems Ground potential rise Step and touch voltage hazards Effects of lightning on grounding systems Standards for lightning protection systems Economic considerations System grounding Grounding electrode system and grounding electrode conductor Enclosure, raceway, and service cable connections Bonding Equipment grounding and equipment-grounding conductors Methods of equipment grounding Direct-current systems Instruments, meters, and relays Grounding of systems and circuits of over 1000 volts Swimming pools, fountains, and similar installations

Annual Editions: Aging

Author: Elaina Osterbur

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259873416

Category: Psychology

Page: 224

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The Annual Editions series is designed to provide convenient inexpensive access to a wide range of current articles from some of the most respected magazines, newspapers and journals published today. Annual Editions are updated on a regular basis through a continuous monitoring of over 300 periodical sources. The articles selected are authored by prominent scholars, researchers, and commentators writing for a general audience. Each Annual Editions volume has a number of features designed to make them especially valuable for classroom use; including a brief overview for each unit, as well as Learning Outcomes, Critical Thinking questions, and Internet References to accompany each article. Go to the McGraw-Hill Create® Annual Editions Article Collection at http://www.mcgrawhillcreate.com/annualeditions to browse the entire collection. Select individual Annual Editions articles to enhance your course, or access and select the entire Osterbur: Annual Editions: Aging, 29/e book here http://create.mheducation.com/createonline/index.html#qlink=search%2Ftext%3Disbn:1259873412 for an easy, pre-built teaching resource. Visit http://create.mheducation.com for more information on other McGraw-Hill titles and special collections.

National Electrical Code 2008 Handbook

Author: National Fire Protection Association

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9780877657934

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1420

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Get the expert support needed to comply efficiently, avoid violations, and keep electrical installations on track with the National Electrical Coder in this exclusive NECr 2008 Handbook from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Only the handbook offers the full NECr 2008 text alongside expert commentary from code specialists, offering insight into code rationale, explanations of new and revised rules, and practical, hands-on advice on how to apply the code. A valuable resource for anyone involved in electrical design, installation, inspection, and safety, this book will give users the knowledge needed to feel confident that their work will be safe, efficient, and code-compliant. Thomson Delmar Learning is pleased to make this one-of-a-kind reference - containing the most widely accepted and most frequently used criteria for electrical installations in the U.S. - available directly from us for our customers who work in and around the electrical trades. It may be used independently and also makes an excellent companion to books in Thomson Delmar Learning's best-selling electrical wiring series. Benefits: * new identifiers at the top of each page in the index help users locate topics and identify solutions quickly and easily * more than 500 full-color graphics, diagrams, photos, tables, and charts illustrate key concepts * color-coded commentary makes it easy to distinguish from mandatory NECr provisions * summaries of key changes in each article highlight revisions in the NECr 2008 to allow users to immediately identify the key changes they need to learn

Design of Wood Structures-ASD/LRFD

Author: Donald Breyer,Kenneth Fridley,Pollock Jr.,Kelly Cobeen

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071745610

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1008

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THE DEFINITIVE WOOD STRUCTURE DESIGN GUIDE -- FULLY UPDATED Thoroughly revised to incorporate the latest codes and standards, the seventh edition of this comprehensive resource leads you through the complete design of a wood structure following the same sequence of materials and elements used in actual design. Detailed equations, clear illustrations, and practical design examples are featured throughout the text. THIS NEW EDITION: Conforms to the 2012 International Building Code (IBC) Addresses the new 2012 National Design Specification for Wood Construction (NDS) Contains dual-format Allowable Stress Design/Load and Resistance Factor Design (ASD/LRFD) specifications, equations, and problems Includes ASCE/SEI 7-10 load provisions DESIGN OF WOOD STRUCTURES--ASD/LRFD, SEVENTH EDITION, COVERS: Wood buildings and design criteria Design loads Behavior of structures under loads and forces Properties of wood and lumber grades Structural glued laminated timber Beam design Axial forces and combined loading Wood structural panels Diaphragms Shearwalls Wood connections Nailed connections Bolts, lag bolts, and other connectors Connection details and hardware Diaphragm-to-shearwall anchorage Advanced topics in lateral force design

Analytic Research Foundations for the Next-Generation Electric Grid

Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications,Committee on Analytical Research Foundations for the Next-Generation Electric Grid

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309392314

Category: Mathematics

Page: 161

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Electricity is the lifeblood of modern society, and for the vast majority of people that electricity is obtained from large, interconnected power grids. However, the grid that was developed in the 20th century, and the incremental improvements made since then, including its underlying analytic foundations, is no longer adequate to completely meet the needs of the 21st century. The next-generation electric grid must be more flexible and resilient. While fossil fuels will have their place for decades to come, the grid of the future will need to accommodate a wider mix of more intermittent generating sources such as wind and distributed solar photovoltaics. Achieving this grid of the future will require effort on several fronts. There is a need for continued shorter-term engineering research and development, building on the existing analytic foundations for the grid. But there is also a need for more fundamental research to expand these analytic foundations. Analytic Research Foundations for the Next-Generation Electric Grid provide guidance on the longer-term critical areas for research in mathematical and computational sciences that is needed for the next-generation grid. It offers recommendations that are designed to help direct future research as the grid evolves and to give the nation’s research and development infrastructure the tools it needs to effectively develop, test, and use this research.

Handbook of Practical Electrical Design

Author: Joseph F. McPartland,Brian J. McPartland

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

ISBN: 9780070466425

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 723

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Fully updated to reflect the 1999 NEC®, this new edition provides today’s most comprehensive and unified coverage of electrical design. Organized to follow the stages of a typical electrical design job, it clearly explains all facets of electrical design and all the latest practical procedures, practices, and trends involved in the design of electrical systems in commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential occupancies. This illustrated resource features step-by-step details on how to size, select, and apply conductors, raceways, switches, fuses, and all other related system components. It also presents information in a manner that makes it easy for designers to prepare plans and electrical specifications for installers. Packed with design examples and practical pointers, this timesaving and moneysaving new edition of the Handbook addresses all the everyday needs of today’s electrical designers.

First Aid for the USMLE Step 1

2007

Author: Vikas Bhushan,Tao Le

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071545131

Category: Medical

Page: 560

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The #1 Review for the USMLE Step 1 - written by students who aced the boards! 900+ must-know facts and mnemonics organized by organ systems and general principles 24 pages of color photos like those on the exam 100+ clinical vignettes Brand new Pathology chapter and totally revised Behavioral Science chapter The famous “First Aid Ratings” - 300+ medical test prep resources rated by students Updated exam preparation guide with advice from Step 1 veterans Strategies that maximize your study time and deliver the results you want

IEEE Recommended Practice for Electric Systems in Health Care Facilities

Author: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: N.A

Category: Electric engineering

Page: 424

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ANSI/IEEE Std 602-1986, the IEEE White Book, has been developed to promote the use of sound engineering principles by alerting electrical engineers, designers and health care operating personnel to the many problems that are encountered in the design and operation of health care facilities.

The Wiley International Handbook of Clinical Supervision

Author: C. Edward Watkins, Jr.,Derek L. Milne

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118846346

Category: Psychology

Page: 744

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This is the first handbook to examine the theory, research, and practice of clinical supervision from an international, multi-disciplinary perspective. Focuses on conceptual and research foundations, practice foundations, core skills, measuring competence, and supervision perspectives Includes original articles by contributors from around the world, including Australia, Finland, Hong Kong, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States Addresses key aspects of supervision, including competency frameworks, evidence-based practice, supervisory alliances, qualitative and quantitative assessment, diversity-sensitive supervision, and more Features timely and authoritative coverage of the latest research in the field and novel ideas for clinical practice

Handbook of Photovoltaic Science and Engineering

Author: Antonio Luque,Steven Hegedus

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470976128

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1162

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The most comprehensive, authoritative and widely cited reference on photovoltaic solar energy Fully revised and updated, the Handbook of Photovoltaic Science and Engineering, Second Edition incorporates the substantial technological advances and research developments in photovoltaics since its previous release. All topics relating to the photovoltaic (PV) industry are discussed with contributions by distinguished international experts in the field. Significant new coverage includes: three completely new chapters and six chapters with new authors device structures, processing, and manufacturing options for the three major thin film PV technologies high performance approaches for multijunction, concentrator, and space applications new types of organic polymer and dye-sensitized solar cells economic analysis of various policy options to stimulate PV growth including effect of public and private investment Detailed treatment covers: scientific basis of the photovoltaic effect and solar cell operation the production of solar silicon and of silicon-based solar cells and modules how choice of semiconductor materials and their production influence costs and performance making measurements on solar cells and modules and how to relate results under standardised test conditions to real outdoor performance photovoltaic system installation and operation of components such as inverters and batteries. architectural applications of building-integrated PV Each chapter is structured to be partially accessible to beginners while providing detailed information of the physics and technology for experts. Encompassing a review of past work and the fundamentals in solar electric science, this is a leading reference and invaluable resource for all practitioners, consultants, researchers and students in the PV industry.

First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2018, 28th Edition

Author: Vikas Bhushan,Tao Le

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical

ISBN: 9781260116120

Category: Medical

Page: 816

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