EC-1: Understanding NFPA 70 (National electrical code) course




Course Description:

This course is intended to prepare the target persons with the ability to understand and apply rules and requirements of NEC in projects design and installation phases. 




The target Persons:
Design engineers, New graduate engineers, under graduate engineering students, site field engineers, maintenance engineers and electrical technicians.

Skills Development:

On completion of this course the target person will be able to:

  • understand all rules and requirements of NEC
  • recognize different wiring methods as per NEC
  • perform design and installation of electrical works as per NEC

Course outline

1.      Introduction: Part One
                       Part Two
2.  The Layout of NEC code.
4.      Chapter (1) – General:
·        Article 100 – Definitions-Part One
·        Article 100 – Definitions-Part Two
·        Article 100 – Definitions-Part Three

·        Article 100 – Definitions-Part Four
·        Article 100 – Definitions-Part Five
·        Article 100 – Definitions-Part SIX
·        Article 100 – Definitions-Part Seven
·        Article 100 – Definitions-Part Eight



·        Article 110-Requirements for Electrical Installations
·        Article 110 - Part One


5.      Chapter (2) - Wiring and Protection
·        Article 210-Branch Circuits
·        Article 215-Feeders
·        Article 220-Branch, Feeder and Service Calculations
·        Article 230-Services
·        Article240-Overcurrent Protection
·        Article 250-Grounding and Bonding

6.      Chapter (3)-Wiring Methods and Materials
·        Article 300 Wiring Methods
·        Article 310-Conductors for General Wiring
·        Article 320-Armored Cable: Type AC
·        Article 324- Flat Conductor Cable: Type FCC
·        Article 326-Integrated Gas Spacer Cable: Type IGS
·        Article 328-Meduim Voltage Cable: Type MV
·        Article 330-Metal Clad Cable: Type MC
·        Article 334-Nonmetallic Sheathed Cable Type: NM, NMC, NMS
·        Article 338- Service Entrance Cable: Type SE and USE
·        Article 340- Under Ground Feeder and Brach Circuit Cable
·        Article 342-Intermediate Metal Conduit: IMC
·        Article 344-Rigid Metal Conduit: Type RMC
·        Article 348-Flexibile Metal Conduit: Type FMC
·        Article 352-Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride Conduit: Type PVC
·        Article 358-Electrical Metallic Tubing: Type EMT
·        Article 362-Electrical Nonmetallic Tubing: Type ENT
·        Article 368-Busways
·        Article 392-Cable Trays
·        Article 398-Open Wiring on Insulators

7.      Chapter (4) – Equipment for General Use
·        Article 408-Switchboards and Panelboards
·        Article 430-Motors, Motor Circuits and Controllers
·        Article 440-Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Equipments
·        Article 445-Generators
·        Article 450-Transformers and Transformers Vaults
·        Article 460-Capacitors
·        Article 490-Equipment Over 600 V, Nominal


8.      Chapter (5) – Special Occupancies
·        Article 500-Hazarouds Locations-Class I, II and III
·        Article 501-Class I Locations
·        Article 502-Class II Locations
·        Article 503 –Class III Locations
·        Article 504-Intrinsically Safe Systems
·        Article 505-Class I, Zone 0, 1 And 2 Locations
·        Article 517-Health Care Facilities

9.      Chapter (6) – Special Equipments
·        Article 610- Cranes and Hoists
·        Article 690 Solar Photovoltaic Systems

10.      Chapter (7) Special Conditions
·        Article 700 Emergency Systems
·        Article 701- Legally Required Standby Systems
·        Article 702- Optional Standby Systems

11.  Chapter (9) – Tables

3 comments:

  1. dear/ganah

    regarding the Arabic language,I find that all of our visitors (from 35 countries) will understand the English language easily and this is the reason for converting all topics to English language.

    thanks

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  2. thank you Eng.Ali ..highly appreciated effort ..touch wood
    im actually waiting NEC code course ..wish u completing this course .. and if i would propose preparing chapter for practice like Mike Holt ,,BY using pictures of installations and its code violating ..just suggestion .
    thanks again

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