"Travelers" are the two switched wires running between three-way (or four-way) switches to operate lights from multiple locations. Depending upon circuit configuration (swx/swx/lt or swx/lt/swx), the third wire in a "3-way" cable could be either "hot" or "neutral" at all times and the bare copper wire is always an equipment grounding conductor.
"feed" is the incoming power in relation to residential wiring.
Residential wiring is the process of placing electricity in a person's home. In order to do this in the United States, you must be a licensed electrician.
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Common rating for residential wiring cable is 300 volts.
No. All residential wiring is single phase.
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In U.S. residential wiring it is 240 volts.
A residential electrician installs and fixes the power wiring in a house. A commercial electrician works mainly in office buildings and warehouses.
To tell it from the black wire. Just a standard in residential wiring.
In typical residential wiring 10 AWG will handle 30 A.
Conduit is not required for residential electrical IF THE WIRING IS BEHIND THE WALL. If it's exposed wiring, you'll need to use conduit.
red = phase, black = neutral, green = earth
The most commonly used wiring method for residential use is called nonmetallic sheathed cable. Other types of wiring methods are knob and tube, as well as service entrance cable.
In residential wiring white is common or neutral. It is bonded to ground at main panel.
I would recommend #8 AWG for any residential wiring application for 40A.
Can feed two separate 15 A circuits.
In residential wiring, if it is used as a switch leg or in 3 wire 240 volt circuits.
Yes! compared to industrial or commercial wiring, residential wiring is very basic. A Journeyman electricain is expected to have experience in all 3 fields.
In residential wiring the white wire is neutral on the 120 volt circuits. On a 3way circuit the red is the traveler and the white is neutral. On a 240 volt 3 wire connection the white & black are hot. On a 240 volt 4 wire connection the black and red are hot and the white is neutral.
In basic the load is commonly referred to in relation to the outputs required by that circuit. i.e. How many x wattage lamps will, as a maximum be on a circuit. therefore the term 'load' may refer to the power consumed by a circuit
Your city/county building department or the builder may have archived blueprints for the original permit applications. Other than that it is unlikely you will find any residential electrical diagrams.Typically , there are usually no plans or diagrams for residential wiring schemes. Commercial installations yes, but residential (homes) follow basic guidelines and the service box SHOULD have breakers marked clearly and legibly for identification.
Given the choices: 568a; 568b; 570; and 802 I believe the answer is 570 The description of 570 using the term "residential" can be found: http://www.linktionary.com/t/tia_cabling.html
No devices in residential wiring are in series. The only exceptions are switches, which are in series with the devices (lights, outlets, etc) that they control.
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residential wiring are called single phase because the 2 phases coming in are one is neutral and the other is line.the neutral has a potential zero with ground and it is to provide a closed path for the current to flow through..the line is having a potential of 230V with the ground and a line together with a neutral is called a phase