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Electrical Level 3 Trainee Guide, 8th edition


Published by Pearson (June 4th 2014) - Copyright © 2015

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Electrical Level 3 Trainee Guide

ISBN-13: 9780133830828

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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Load Calculations – Branch and Feeder Circuits, Conductor Selection and Calculations, Practical Applications of Lighting, Hazardous Locations, Overcurrent Protection, Distribution Equipment, Transformers, Commercial Electrical Services, Motor Calculations, Voice, Data, and Video, and Motor Controls.

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Trainee Guide: $94 978-0-13-383082-8
Instructor Guide: $94 978-0-13-383545-8

Table of contents

MODULES (155 hours)
All of the modules listed below are included in the Trainee and Instructor Guide(s). The following ISBN and pricing information is for ordering individual modules only.

Load Calculations — Branch and Feeder Circuits (17.5 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378943-0
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378931-7
(Module ID 26301-14) Explains how to calculate branch circuit and feeder loads for residential and commercial applications.

Conductor Selection and Calculations (15 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378942-3
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378930-0
(Module ID 26302-14) Covers the factors involved in conductor selection, including insulation types, current-carrying capacity, temperature ratings, and voltage drop.

Practical Applications of Lighting (12.5 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378941-6
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378929-4
(Module ID 26303-14) Describes specific types of incandescent, fluorescent, and HID lamps, as well as ballasts. Also covers troubleshooting and various types of lighting controls.

Hazardous Locations (15 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378940-9
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378927-0
(Module ID 26304-14) Presents the NEC® requirements for equipment installed in hazardous locations.

Overcurrent Protection (25 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378939-3
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378926-3
(Module ID 26305-14) Explains how to size and select circuit breakers and fuses for various applications. Also covers short
circuit calculations and troubleshooting.

Distribution Equipment (12.5 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378938-6
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378925-6
(Module ID 26306-14) Discusses switchboards and switchgear, including installation, grounding, and maintenance requirements. This module includes blueprints.

Transformers (12.5 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378937-9
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378924-9
(Module ID 26307-14) Discusses transformer types, construction, connections, protection, and grounding.

Commercial Electrical Services (10 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378935-5
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378923-2
(Module ID 26308-14) Covers the components, installation considerations, and NEC® requirements for commercial services.

Motor Calculations (12.5 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378934-8
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378922-5
(Module ID 26309-14) Covers calculations required to size conductors and overcurrent protection for motor applications.

Voice, Data, and Video (10 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378933-1
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378921-8
(Module ID 26310-14) Covers installation, termination, and testing of voice, data, and video cabling systems.

Motor Controls (12.5 Hours)
Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378932-4
Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-378920-1
(Module ID 26311-14) Provides information on selecting, sizing, and installing motor controllers. Also covers control
circuit pilot devices and basic relay logic.

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