The Electrical Plan

Chapter 31

Electrical Power Energy Sources:
y y y y y y

Wind Water Nuclear Fossil Fuel Geothermal Solar (photovoltaic)

Electrical Power
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Generators convert movement into electricity Transformers step up voltage for transmission by wires Transformers step down voltage for distribution to customers

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Branch Circuits

Footcandle
Light intensity is measured in units called footcandles.

Lighting

Receptacles and Outlets
y

Outlets
A point in a circuit where other devices can be connected.

y

Receptacles
A device to which any plug-in extension line, appliance or device can be connected.

Receptacles and Outlets
y y y

Convenience receptacles
Small appliances and lamps

Lighting outlets
Controlled by switch

Special purpose
One electrical device

Receptacles and Outlets

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter
Kitchen y Bathroom y Garage y Laundry Room y Outdoors y Crawl Space
y

What is a Switch?

What is shown on the Electrical Plan Drawing
Receptacle y Switches y Lights y Smoke Alarms y That¶s All
y

What is shown on the Electrical Plan Drawing

What is shown on the Electrical Plan Drawing

What is shown on the Electrical Plan Drawing

What is shown on the Electrical Plan Drawing

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