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Introduction Printreading based on the 2017 NEC® provides a thorough foundation for understanding drawings and concepts related to electrical printreading and includes important changes that appear in the 2017 National Electrical Code® as they pertain to one-family dwellings, multifamily dwellings, commercial locations, industrial locations, special equipment, and hazardous locations. Electrical plans are used in conjunction with NEC® requirements to familiarize the learner with standards that promote best practices. This informative textbook serves as both an instructional tool and a valuable technical reference for professionals in the field.

Topic Definitions identify the focus of each chapter.

Quick Response (QR) Codes offer easy access to related information using mobile device technology.

Objectives direct attention to specific concepts that guide reading.

Calculations depict applications commonly found in the field.

References to the 2017 NEC® are presented throughout the text.

Electrical Plans provide examples of actual plans used in industry.

NEC® Requirements specific to printreading applications correspond with figures relevant to the Code.

Color Photographs and Prints visually enforce topics covered in the textbook.

Printreading Based on the 2017 NEC®  

Printreading has been updated to reflect changes in the NEC® and incorporates fundamental printreading skills and relevant NEC® topics. Prin...