In an effort to increase relevance of the local IEEE chapter to practicing engineers, the Spokane Section has scheduled a National Electric Code (NFPA 70/NEC) presentation. IEEE members and non members can attend for free. Please see below for some background on the presenter and the tentative agenda.
Gonzaga University in Herak Bldg, Room 301
College Hall (Administration)
September 23 at 5:30 PM.
BSME 1964 Santa Clara University
Professional Engineer from 1969 (Washington and Idaho) and Master Electrician, Washington State
Mike Holt Enterprises video team member for Understanding the National Electrical Code
Part time consultant to Trindera Engineering, Coeur d’Alene.
Certified Instructor for NEC classes in Idaho and Washington
Currently employed full time by Crescent Electric Supply, Coeur d’Alene, as a Gear Design and Quotations Specialist
- A brief history of how and why the NEC was developed
- The main functions of the NEC and how it is organized
- Table titles, exceptions, and fine print notes
- Working Space and Dedicated Equipment Space
- Conductor ampacity
- Using the NEC to properly size circuits and protection for motors
- Branch circuits and feeders. Wire sizes/types
- What is the difference between Fusing and Circuit Breaker protection?
- How do I properly size conduits? When is it appropriate to use conduits? Not to use conduits?
- Sizing and providing overcurrent protection for transformers
- When do I use wire duct verses conduit and how does that affect wire type and size? What about Cable tray?
If you are interested in attending this event, please