Wiring Handbook for Rural Facilities
Wiring Handbook for Rural Facilities describes materials and methods for assessing and installing electrical wiring in farm buildings and equipment.
The Fourth Edition updates include:
- Wire sizing
- Grounding and lightning protection
- Lighting options
- Enhanced information on Stray Voltage
Wiring Handbook for Rural Facilities presents a wealth of information, gathered by university experts, and tailored especially for rural buildings on the farm. This book contains a schematic of grounding plate installation, farm-sized motors, light intensity tables, ventilation fan circuits, standby generator installation, and alarm systems. 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.
LaVerne Stetson, a renowned expert in agricultural wiring practices, reviewed and edited this edition. The Midwest Rural Energy Council (MREC) provided financial support towards the revision of the Third and this Fourth edition.
February 2013, 96 pp., 8 1/2 x 11, illus., softcover