7 Motor Articles to read & Understand

7 Motors Articles to Read & Understand

  In the electrical exam there are several subject areas you will be tested on.  One of the subject areas is Motors.  We all know that article 430 is THE Motors article.  Here are 7 Motors articles to read & understand to help you get started: T430.22 (E) Duty cycle Service (page 329) 430.22 (E) […]

Articles with the most test questions

Here are the top 6 articles that typically has the most test questions in the journeyman electrical exam and the master electrical exam. (In descending order) Article #1 210 (page 51) Article #2 320 (page 193)-398 (page 259) Article #3 517 (page 462) -590 (page 540) Article #4 110 (page 36) Article #5 250 (page 106) […]

The Current Geek: A Product Review

The moment I received the package from the distributor in the mail, I was very excited. I have this colored, spiral bound book with the content necessary for the exam prep. This book is handy on the field as well but I am using it specifically as an exam prep sidekick. Here are the top […]

How to Study for the Electrical Exam:

Step by Step Thinking-Out-Loud Process of an Expert Test Taker.If you are anything like me, you keep Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Pandora or some sort of background noise on 24/7.  Step 1 is very simple and very effective.  TURN OFF ALL DEVICES INCLUDING YOUR PHONE. Step 2.  Open the exam prep book, choose a practice exam. […]

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.  

8 more articles you must highlight for your electrical exam

8 More Articles You MUST Highlight for Your Electrical Exam

We can’t help it, we are just in the sharing mood.  Here are 8 more articles you must highlight in your National Electrical Code book for your electrical exam. If you missed our previous post with 18 Articles to highlight now, here is the link.  If you missed the other post titled “12 More Articles […]

5 NEC Questions Based on the 2014 NEC by Mike Holt

Hello all! In case you missed it, here are 5 NEC questions and answers by Mike Holt.   Want more?     For more NEC® practice ORDER Mike Holt’s 2014 NEC® Electrical Exam Preparation & Master (or Journeyman) Contractor Simulated Exam book bundle. Want to really understand the 2014 NEC®? Get up to speed with Mike […]

12 More Articles to Highlight!

We are in the gift giving mood, here are some MORE articles to highlight on your NEC book. Remember to highlight based on the title of the article.     If you missed our previous post with 18 Articles to highlight now, here is the link.   Tell your friends we are cool and you […]

Electrical Phone Apps

How to add a webpage on your iPhone or iPad’s home page like an App for easy access. Many guys have asked us how they can reference the free tables and indexes we have on our blog and website.  Here is a simple step-by-step picture tutorial on how to accomplish this. You can do this […]

NEC Book Style and Layout

When it comes to the NEC book it is an understatement when we say the Index at the back of the book can send people into vicious circles during an exam.  Electricians that aren’t too familiar with the books will waste precious limited minutes looking up a keyword.  When you apply for your license exam […]