Home Improvement - Electrical Book Review:
Advanced Home Wiring (Black & Decker Home Improvement Library)
Paperback: 128 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.30 x 10.82 x 8.27
Publisher: Creative Publishing International; (February 1992)
This Best Seller shows how to install electrical circuits anywhere in your home. It includes dozens of color circuit maps that meet current electrical code requirements. Follow the easy instructions and more than 350 step-by-step photos that leave nothing to chance.
Code Check: Electrical: A Guide to Wiring a Safe House
by Redwood Kardon, Douglas Hansen, Michael Casey, Paddy Morrissey (Illustrator)
Spiral-bound: 32 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.47 x 8.54 x 11.34
Publisher: Taunton Pr; 3rd edition (August 15, 2002)
In the mind-boggling confusion of electrical codes, Redwood Kardon, a building inspector for the city of Oakland, California, has pulled together a comprehensive manual, more a tool than a book per se. Code Check Electrical offers the straight dope on electrical codes in easy-to-understand language, with a clearly organized flip-chart format that has a durable finish for use in the field.
Electrical Wiring Residential SC
by Ray C. Mullin
Paperback: 640 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.17 x 10.74 x 8.50
Publisher: Delmar Learning; 014 edition (November 30, 2001)
Here's the complete compendium on residential electrical wiring for professional electricians, contractors, inspectors, apprentices, and homeowners. Fully compliant with the 1996 National Electrical Code, this highly praised handbook provides an easy approach to house wiring; its patented room-by-room format enables readers to steadily master every aspect of the subject. 50 illus.
House Wiring with the NEC
Paperback: 404 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.75 x 10.97 x 8.56
Publisher: Delmar Learning; 1 edition (February 23, 1999)
Written by the author of the most widely-used residential wiring book in the country, this new, concise resource is excellent for both classroom work and home use. It covers everything from lighting branch circuits, to small appliance branch circuits, on up to large appliance circuits. Users learn safe practices, methods, and materials required by the 1999 NEC« all within an applied ôon-the-jobö context.Features:-concise presentation of the latest house wiring methods required by the 1999 NEC« gives the latest, most up-to-date information -hundreds of examples, wiring diagrams, photos, and illustrations make it easier to learn by showing visually what the NEC« covers textually -includes a set of two real electrical floor plans and two blank floor plans to help learning through actual applications of NEC« rules -written in a language thatÆs easy to understand, yet has all the details needed by electricians and residential contractors to do the job right.
Practical Electrical Wiring: Residential, Farm, Commercial, and Industrial: Based on the 2002 National Electrical Code
by Frederic P. Hartwell, Herbert P. Richter
Paperback: 678 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.74 x 9.06 x 6.06
Publisher: Park Publishing, Inc.; 18th edition (December 1, 2001)
FREDERIC P. HARTWELL builds on the strong foundation of H. P. Richter's classic, bringing Practical Electrical Wiring completely up-to-date with the 2002 National Electrical Code and the latest industry technology and wiring practices. The book has been fundamentally rewritten and reorganized to prepare readers to meet today's needs in all segments of the trade.
Smart Homes For Dummies®
by Danny Briere (Author), Patrick Hurley (Author)
Paperback: 384 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.86 x 9.20 x 7.44
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; (June 1999)
Welcome to the new millennium and the next step in home technology. Replace your telephone with a computer. Power up your burglar alarm from a PC that's miles away. Turn lights on and off with a click of your mouse, or plan and build your meals without stepping into the kitchen (well, almostÖthere's still dishes to do).
The Complete Guide to Home Wiring: A Comprehensive Manual, from Basic Repairs to Advanced Projects (Black & Decker Home Improvement Library; U.S. edition)
by The Editors of Creative Publishing international
Paperback: 304 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.60 x 10.82 x 8.29
Publisher: Creative Publishing International; (March 1, 2001)
Few homeowners will ever need another wiring book. Wiring is a subject matter that makes most homeowners nervous, but in reality, most wiring repairs and installations are simple, especially for readers working with this book in hand. In 304 pages and with more than 600 color photos, this book covers just about any wiring project a reader is likely to tackle - from replacing a broken appliance plug to rewiring an entire home.
by The Home Depot Books (Editor)
Hardcover: 192 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.69 x 11.12 x 8.39
Publisher: Meredith Books; (January 15, 2001)
More than a million do-it-yourselfers tackle wiring projects yearly. * A comprehensive resource for homeowners of all skill levels * The most up-to-date information -- from replacing a switch to upgrading an older electrical system * 125 projects * More than 600 photographs * More than 30 illustrations * More than 150 tips
Wiring a House (For Pros by Pros)
by Rex Cauldwell
Paperback: 245 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.56 x 10.74 x 8.48
Publisher: Taunton Pr; Revised and Updated edition (August 2002)
An electrician's reference guide demonstrating the best practices in residential electricity. Master electrician Cauldwell shares of a wealth of practical information on tools and materials, safety hazards, designing electrical wiring, installing main service panels, grounding, installing receptacles and switches, fixtures, household appliances, running wiring in new and existing constructions, and also surveys the requirements of the 1996 National Electrical Code (NEC). Includes numerous illustrations and photographs.
Wiring: Basic & Advanced Projects
by Rex Cauldwell, Rex Caldwell, Editors of Creative Homeowner
Paperback: 240 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.56 x 10.89 x 8.53
Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press; (March 2001)
Wiring: Basic & Advanced Projects, is designed to provide the homeowner with a basic understanding of how electricity works, how it's supplied to the home, and how one can work with it safely. It explains what wires to use, where they go, and what they do, as well as which tools and materials are needed to perform the work. Written in easy-to-understand terms, the book delves into wiring methods, low- and high-voltage wiring, outdoor wiring, emergency power equipment, and the growing field of home automation. Wiring takes the mystery out of electrical work, enabling the homeowner to approach wiring projects with the confidence that comes from knowledge.
Wiring Simplified: Based on the 2002 National Electrical Code (40th Edition)
by H. P. Richter, W. Creighton Schwan, Frederic P. Hartwell
Paperback: 243 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.54 x 8.62 x 5.54
Publisher: Park Publishing, Inc.; 40th edition (May 2002)
Table of Contents
Part 1. Getting Started—The Basics
1. Standards, Codes, and Safety
2. Planning Your Electrical Installation
3. Measuring Electricity...
Your Old Wiring
by David E. Shapiro
Textbook Binding: 335 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.83 x 10.93 x 8.52
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional; 1st edition (December 22, 2000)
An amateur electrician's guide to working with older wiring systems, including safety cautions. Shows how to distinguish the good fixtures from the bad, how to work with antique and confusing systems, and how to do preventative maintenance, all with photographic illustrations. Also shows what should be in an electrical system, for comparison. Softcover.