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Wiring Handbook for Rural Facilities

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Farm building wiringMidWest Plan Service

This new edition has been updated to reflect 2011 NEC (National electric Code). Shows and explains materials and methods for assessing and installing electrical wiring in rural buildings and agricultural equipment. Contains a schematic of grounding plate installation, farm-sized motors, light intensity tables, ventilation fan circuits, standby generator installation, and more. Procedures for sizing service entrance boxes and motor circuits are included, as are recommendations for the types of wiring materials for different types of rural buildings.


  • Electrical design and component basics
  • Branch circuits
  • Service entrance
  • Standby power
  • Alarms systems
  • Lightning protection
  • Grounding methods
  • Incandescent and standard bulbs
  • Stray voltage


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