This complete course 16 hour course covers changes made to Chapters 2-9 of the 2017 NEC. We’ll start with the first half of Chapter 2: Wiring and Protection, with Articles 200-230, and topics such as branch circuits and feeders. This section will conclude with a 10 question incremental quiz.
To wrap up chapter 2, we’ll cover Articles 240-250, including such topics as overcurrent protection and grounding and bonding. This section will conclude with a 10 question incremental quiz.
The next we’ll start Chapter 3: Wiring Methods and Materials, with subject such as general requirements for wiring methods and materials, and cabinets, cutout boxes, and meter socket enclosures. This section will conclude with a 7 question incremental quiz.
In this next section we’ll conclude chapter 3 with different types of cables, and liquidtight flexible metal conduit and electrical metallic tubing. This section will conclude with a 8 question incremental quiz.
Next we’ll tackle the first half of Chapter 4: Equipment for General Use, with Articles 400-411. The topics include switches, receptacles, cord connectors, and attachment plugs, and switchboards, switchgear, and panelboards. This section will conclude with a 14 question incremental quiz.
We’ll finish chapter 4 in this section, covering Articles 422-480. This includes the following topics, appliances, fixed electric space-heating equipment, and fixed outdoor electric deicing and snow-melting equipment, among others. This section will conclude with a 16 question incremental quiz.
For the next section we’ll look at the first half of Chapter 5: Special Occupancies, and Articles 500-516, including hazardous locations, commercial garages, and motor fuel dispensing facilities. This section will conclude with a 10 question incremental quiz.
We’ll continue in chapter 5 with Articles 517-551, including topics such as health care facilities, carnivals, circuses, fairs, and similar events, and recreational vehicles. This section will conclude with a 10 question quiz.
In the next section we’ll finish chapter 5 with Articles 555-590, and topics such as marinas, boatyards, and commercial and noncommercial docking facilities, and temporary installations. This section will conclude with a 10 question incremental exam.
We’ll move onto Chapter 6: Special Equipment with a look at the updates in Articles 600-645, and topics such as, electric signs and outline lighting, cranes and hoists, and elevators, dumbwaiters, escalators, moving walks, platform lifts, and stairway chairlifts, as well as PV systems. This section will conclude with an 11 question incremental quiz.
In the next section we’ll look at the first half of Chapter 7: Special Conditions, Articles 700-712, with changes in emergency systems and energy storage systems. This section will conclude with an 11 incremental question quiz.
For the second half of chapter 7, we’ll take a look at Articles 725-770, Class 1-3 remote-control, signaling, and power-limited circuits and fire alarm systems.This section will conclude with a 9 question incremental quiz.
In the next section we will cover Chapter 8: Communication Systems, and Chapter 9: Tables. We’ll look at grounding of radio and tv equipment and updates to notes to tables. This section will conclude with a 3 question incremental quiz.
Lastly we’ll cover the updates to the Informative Annexes, including continuous load calculations, information that electricians are likely to use on a regular basis. This section will conclude with a 2 question incremental quiz.
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