This course provides a survey of various codes applied to the electrical construction industry. Topics include the structure of the NEC (NFPA 70); its various articles and subparts; the basic components (conductors, raceways, grounding) that relate to safety; the importance of OSHA, IEEE, ANSI, UL, and other organizations to electrical safety; the importance of arc flash safety; short circuit and ground fault protection; overload protection; and various circuit protection devices and schemes.
School of Engineering and Computing
Electrical Engineering Technology (ELT)
2 hours of lecture per week