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Old 08-16-2011, 06:30 AM   #1
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Great book(s) for the intermediate?


Hello. Here is my situation. Since I was a small child I've been interested in electricity... but haven't really pursued it as a hobby and a chance to do some repairs around the house until the last year or so.

I guess calling myself "intermediate" may be justified since I know about safety, proper size wire gauge, how to change a light switch, how electricity is generated, when to use GFCI, how to use a multimeter, and Ohm's law.

I understand the science behind what I'm doing and how to be safe in other words, but I'm lacking just about everything else related to residential electrical work ("tricks of the trade?").

So I now I'm looking for a book, or two, to study and get myself more involved. I've surfed around Amazon and found at least a few hundred.

Any book recommendations would be great. Thanks.

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One book I have found very useful for residential work is, "Electrical Wiring-Residential", by Ray Mullin. The latest version I have is 16th edition for 2008 code, but there likely is a newer version. It makes the NEC understandable for the less than Master electrician.

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One book I have found very useful for residential work is, "Electrical Wiring-Residential", by Ray Mullin. The latest version I have is 16th edition for 2008 code, but there likely is a newer version. It makes the NEC understandable for the less than Master electrician.
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Thanks for the suggestion, I'll definitely check on that one.
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