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Residential Electrical Wiring
Terms in this set (19)
Personal Protection & Equipment
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
American Wire Gauge - determines sizes of conductors
National Electrical Code
OSHA recognizes 4 types of Electrical Injury
fall - causing one to lose balance or footing
burn - arcflash
when you touch a grounded wire to a live wire
2 types of overcurrent devices
a load where the maximum current is expected to continue for 3 hours or more
the conductors between the final overcurrent device and the outlet(s). the branch circuit includes the overcurrent device & the outlets.
all circuit conductors between the service equipment, the source of a separately derived system, or other power source, and the final branch circuit overcurrent device.
qualified person (according to NEC)
one able to recognize the hazard in front of you.
Icon used on architectural plans to show location & type of electrical device.
a unit of an electrical system that carries or controls electric energy as its principle function
a point on the wiring system at which current is taken to supply utilization equipment
an outlet intended for the direct connection of a lampholder or luminaire
a contact device installed at the outlet for the connection of an attached plug
an outlet where one or more receptacles are installed
split - wired receptacle
AKA half hot, half switched
voltage drop formula E (d)
L = length of circuit in feet
I = Current in Amperes flowing through conductors
K = Approx resistance in Ohms [12 ohms copper]
[20 ohms aluminum]
E (d) = K x I x L x 2/CMA (cross section area of conductors in mils)
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