Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog
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BLDG 256 - National Electrical Code

(R only) CE

An examination of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and its application in electrical construction. Topics include terminology, wiring specifications and methods, grounding and bonding, tables and calculations, overcurrent protection, services, branch circuits and feeders, raceways, cables, motors, and equipment. PREREQUISITE(S): BLDG 150  or consent of department. Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Describe the general layout of the National Electrical Code (NEC).
  • Define “overcurrent protection.”
  • Perform wire size calculations using NEC tables.
  • Perform conduit fill calculations using NEC tables.
  • Describe various grounding methods.
  • Identify Article 250.

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