Motor Tables

Understanding Motor Tables in the National Electric Code Book

One very important aspect of the NEC exam is the Motor Tables, which provide essential information for sizing and protecting motors. The Motor Tables in the NEC book are designed to help electricians select the correct motor for a specific application, based on the voltage, frequency, and full-load current of the motor. The tables also […]

Top Tables to find, highlight, and tab for the TX PSI Exam Download your homework now

Top NEC Code Test Tables to Look For & Highlight

NEC Code Test Tables. There are many tables in your NEC book. Only a few of the tables are important for the NEC code test.  If you are getting ready to take the electrical exam in Texas, keep reading!   Stick to the end because below is a homework sheet with the top tables to […]

How to Use your Tabbed and Highlighted NEC Book

How to use your tab/highlighted book The NEC book will not magically help you pass the exam. The books is highlighted to help you spot the articles that will help you answer questions you will encounter in the electrical exam. The tabs are designed to help you find the articles that are related to the […]

Which tabs are allowed in the Texas Electrical Exam?

There have been some confusion lately as to which page tabs are accepted at the exam site for the Texas electrical exam, so I wanted to clarify in a mini rant.  Read on…   In the good old days, as they say, or once upon a time, you pick your favorite… but a while ago […]

Electrical Exam Prep Tip #103 – Table of Contents

Helpful Tip # 103 We strongly encourage you to learn to utilize the Table of Contents in the FRONT OF THE CODE BOOK. On the Journeyman’s exam for example, 19 questions, a full 25% of your exam will come from Chapter Three items. The table of contents is a MUCH FASTER tool to find these […]

Make your own electrical code book tabs- Free Template

Did you know you can make your own tabs for the electrical code book?  Well, you can.  If you are taking your electrical exam you are allowed to bring your electrical code book with permanent tabs in most states.  The electrical exam in Texas for example is given by PSI Exams who allows you to […]

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Table 31015(b)(16)- How to Use this to calculate Ampacity

1 Million thanks to NEC Connect for making and sharing this video.  This video includes a free download of Table 310.15(b)(16) Chris Coache and Butch Stearns have an in-depth discussion on ampacity and why temperature is critical to understanding wiring methods and materials.  

Table 250.102(C)(1) & Section 240.21 (A) &(B) Handbook -Freebie

Thanks to the NEC Connect for sharing Table 250.102(C)(1) and Section 240.21(A)&(B). Table 250.102(C)(1) Grounded Conductor, Main Bonding Jumper, System Bonding Jumper, and Supply-Side Bonding Jumper for Alternating-Current Systems. Click below to receive the free PDF and a supporting video excerpt from the NEC Training. To download the Table 250.102(C)(1), Click Here To download NEC Handbook […]

Navigating Commercial Service Calculations for the Texas Electrician Exam: Understanding Receptacle Load

When it comes to commercial service calculations for the Texas electrician exam, one critical factor that sets them apart from residential calculations is the approach to receptacle load. Unlike the de-rating and subtracting commonly seen in residential load calculations, commercial loads tend to follow an additive approach. In this guide, we’ll delve into the world […]

Texas Electrician License Exam Prep: Garages and Basements in Load Calculations

Preparing for the Texas electrician license exam requires not only a deep understanding of electrical concepts but also a keen awareness of how to apply them correctly. In this guide, we’ll delve into two crucial aspects of load calculations—garages and basements—and how comprehending their role is essential for success on the Texas electrician license exam. […]