National Electrical Code

National Electrical Code Author National Fire Protection Association
ISBN-10 0877654603
Year 2002
Pages 711
Language en
Publisher Delmar Pub
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The No. 1 electrical reference, this book is the single most important reference in the electrical industry, outlining minimum standards for all types of electrical installations. It includes information on wiring methods and materials, wiring and protection, and equipment for general use. Tables.

National Electrical Code 2017

National Electrical Code 2017 Author (Nfpa) National Fire Protection Association
ISBN-10 1455912786
Year 2016-10-14
Pages
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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NFPA 70 National Electrical Code (NEC) sets the foundation for electrical safety in residential, commercial, and industrial occupancies. The 2017 edition of this trusted Code presents the latest comprehensive regulations for electrical wiring, overcurrent protection, grounding, and installation of equipment.

Code Check Electrical

Code Check Electrical Author Redwood Kardon
ISBN-10 9781600850127
Year 2008-09
Pages 30
Language en
Publisher Taunton Press
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Endorsed by the International Conference of Building Officials, this revised edition of Code Check Electrical has been completely updated to meet the demands of the 2008 National Electrical Code. Spiral bound with long-lasting laminated pages, this reliable resource clearly details how to avoid the most common electrical violations while stressing the safety principles behind building codes throughout the United States. The fifth edition covers every type of residential electrical system, offering accurate and authoritative information about overhead service drops, working space, multi-meter services, temporary wiring, grounding, bonding, and so much more. Hundreds of illustrations, tables, and figures make this the on-the-job choice for electricians, contractors, and inspectors.

Solar Power in Building Design GreenSource

Solar Power in Building Design  GreenSource Author Peter Gevorkian
ISBN-10 9780071594448
Year 2007-10-05
Pages 476
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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Design, Implement, and Audit the Most Energy-Efficient, Cost-Effective Solar Power Systems for Any Type of Building! Solar Power in Building Design is a complete guide to designing, implementing, and auditing energy-efficient, cost-effective solar power systems for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. From basic theory through project planning, cost estimating, and manufacturing methods, this vital resource offers you everything needed for solar power design success. Filled with case studies and illustrations, this state-of-the-art design tool covers new solar technologies...design implementation techniques...energy conservation...the economics of solar power systems...passive solar heating power...and more. Solar Power in Building Design features: Step-by-step instructions for designing, implementing, and auditing solar power systems Expert guidance on using solar power in any type of building-from basic theory through project planning, cost estimating, and manufacturing Complete details on Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), plus rebate procedures and forms Inside This Cutting-Edge Solar Power Toolkit • Solar power physics and technology • Practical guide to solar power design • Solar power design implementation • Energy conservation • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) • Sustainable energy rebate • Economics of solar power systems • Passive solar heating power

Flame Retardants for Plastics and Textiles

Flame Retardants for Plastics and Textiles Author Edward D. Weil
ISBN-10 9781569905791
Year 2015-12-07
Pages 398
Language en
Publisher Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
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This updated edition provides an overview of flame retardants that are in commercial use, were recently used, or are in development. The book is organized polymer-by-polymer and provides a guide to advantages, limitations, and patented and patent-free formulations, with insight into favorable and unfavorable combinations. The targeted readership is the plastics or textile finish compounder and the plastic additives R&D worker, as well as market development and sales. This edition contains, besides a compendium of current flame retardants, updated information relevant to performance testing, mode of action, and safety and regulatory aspects. Industrial or academic researchers will find useful a discussion of unsolved problems with possible new approaches. Both authors have extended, productive experience in both basic and applied research on a wide range of flame retardancy topics.

Introductory Circuit Analysis

Introductory Circuit Analysis Author Robert L. Boylestad
ISBN-10 9780133923919
Year 2015-05-14
Pages 1200
Language en
Publisher Pearson
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in DC/AC circuits: conventional flow The Latest Insights in Circuit Analysis Introductory Circuit Analysis, the number one acclaimed text in the field for over three decades, is a clear and interesting information source on a complex topic. The Thirteenth Edition contains updated insights on the highly technical subject, providing readers with the most current information in circuit analysis. With updated software components and challenging review questions at the end of each chapter, this text engages readers in a profound understanding of Circuit Analysis.

Construction Methods and Management Pearson New International Edition

Construction Methods and Management  Pearson New International Edition Author Stephens W. Nunnally
ISBN-10 9781292054667
Year 2013-10-03
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Pearson Higher Ed
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Construction Methods and Management, Eighth Edition, is designed to guide construction engineers and managers in planning, estimating, and directing construction operations safely and effectively. Comprehensive and up-to-date, the text integrates major construction management topics with an explanation of the methods of heavy/highway and building construction. It incorporates both customary U.S. units and metric (SI) units and is the only text to present concrete formwork design equations and procedures using both measurement systems. This edition features information on the latest developments in soil excavation, asphalt paving, and earthmoving equipment.

Delmar s Standard Textbook of Electricity

Delmar s Standard Textbook of Electricity Author Stephen Herman
ISBN-10 9781305537125
Year 2015-01-01
Pages 1152
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Packed with high-quality photos and illustrations, DELMAR'S STANDARD TEXTBOOK OF ELECTRICITY, 6e combines comprehensive coverage of basic electrical theory with practical how to information that prepares readers for real-world practice. Its clear presentation uses schematics and large illustrations to bring concepts to life, while examples throughout demonstrate how to do common tasks electricians perform. Succinct units covering one or two topics make the book easy to digest. The Sixth Edition is updated to the 2014 NEC and includes new coverage of AC servo motors, AC torque motors, motor nameplate data, RL time constants, AC waveforms, and more. An interactive online course mode called Mindtap that includes the entire text, multi-media assets, customization and social media options will be available Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Caravans

Caravans Author James A. Michener
ISBN-10 9780812986334
Year 2014-02-18
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Dial Press
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First published in 1963, James A. Michener’s gripping chronicle of the social and political landscape of Afghanistan is more relevant now than ever. Combining fact with riveting adventure and intrigue, Michener follows a military man tasked, in the years after World War II, with a dangerous assignment: finding and returning a young American woman living in Afghanistan to her distraught family after she suddenly and mysteriously disappears. A timeless tale of love and emotional drama set against the backdrop of one of the most important countries in the world today, Caravans captures the tension of the postwar period, the sweep of Afghanistan’s remarkable history, and the inescapable allure of the past. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James A. Michener's Hawaii. Praise for Caravans “Brilliant . . . an extraordinary novel . . . The old nomadic trails across the mountains spring into existence.”—The New York Times “Romantic and adventurous . . . [Michener] has a wonderful empathy for the wild and free and an understanding of the reasons behind the kind of cruelty that goes with it.”—Newsday “Michener has done for Afghanistan what . . . his first [book] did for the South Pacific.”—The New York Herald Tribune

Electrical Wiring Residential

Electrical Wiring Residential Author Ray C. Mullin
ISBN-10 9781337516549
Year 2017-01-27
Pages 848
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Featuring the latest industry standards and procedures, longtime market leader ELECTRICAL WIRING RESIDENTIAL, Nineteenth Edition, provides comprehensive, authoritative coverage of the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC), as well as a thorough grounding in Electrical Knowledge and Applications. Drawing on decades of industry and classroom experience, the authors guide students step-by-step through the critical tasks and responsibilities required of today's professional electricians in both new construction and existing homes. Extremely reader friendly, the text offers detailed explanations without being overly technical, and content clearly relates the NEC to real-world installation processes. Vivid Illustrations coordinate with the latest NEC regulations to provide further clarity, and foldout plans at the back of the text give students hands-on practice applying code requirements. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Handbook of Smoke Control Engineering

Handbook of Smoke Control Engineering Author John H. Klote
ISBN-10 1936504243
Year 2012
Pages 484
Language en
Publisher American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
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"In handbook form to be useful to practicing engineers and other professionals, this book addresses smoke control design, smoke management, controls, fire and smoke control in transport tunnels, and full scale fire testing. For those getting started with computer models CONTAM and CFAST, there are simplified instructions with examples"--

HVAC Simplified

HVAC Simplified Author Stephen P. Kavanaugh
ISBN-10 1931862974
Year 2006
Pages 236
Language en
Publisher Amer Society of Heating
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HVAC Simplified (zip file)This text provides an understanding of fundamental HVAC concepts and how to extend these principles to the explanation of simple design tools used to create building systems that are efficient and provide comfortable and healthy environments. The text contains twelve chapters that review the fundamentals of refrigeration, heat transfer, and psychrometrics. Information from the ASHRAE Handbook"Fundamentals is summarized and supplemented with items from industry sources. The remaining chapters assemble information from ASHRAE Handbooks, ASHRAE standards and manufacturer data present design procedures commonly used by professional engineers. Other topics include equipment selection and specification, comfort and IAQ, building assemblies, heating and cooling loads, air distribution system design, water distribution system design, electrical and control systems, design for energy efficiency, and design for economic value. A suite of complementary spreadsheet programs that incorporate design and computation procedures from the text are provided on the CD that accompanies this book. These programs include psychrometric analysis, equipment selection, heating and cooling load calculation, an electronic "ductulator," piping system design, a ductwork cost calculator, and programs to evaluate building system demand and energy efficiency. Future updates to these programs can be found at www.ashrae.org/updates. The downloadable version of this product comes as a zip file and includes a PDF of the User's Manual and all the supporting files located on the CD that accompanies the print version. You must have WinZip to open the download.

Color Coded EZ Tabs for the 2014 National Electrical Code

Color Coded EZ Tabs for the 2014 National Electrical Code Author John Riley
ISBN-10 1285200365
Year 2013-10-07
Pages
Language en
Publisher Delmar Pub
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Navigating the NEC 2014 has been made easier than ever with these updated self-adhesive tabs. The NEC 2014 tabs are a unique offering that provide the perfect tool for organizing the code's various sections. Users can place the durable tabs onto the edges of their code, turning it into a reference guide with information at their fingertips. With such easy to access information, users will find themselves spending less time searching for the information they need and more time understanding it. Affordable and time-saving, they are a must-have for NEC users. Check out our app, DEWALT Mobile Pro(tm). This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.