Hartwell, Frederic P. Hartwell Electrical Services, Inc., Amherst, Massachusetts.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Commercial and industrial systems
- Primary service
- Secondary service
- Grounding and its effects on wiring design
- Distribution switchboards
- Wiring methods
- Circuit design
- Circuit protection
- Residential systems
- Arc-fault circuit interrupters
- Fittings, connectors, and accessories
- Related Primary Literature
- Additional Reading
A system of electric conductors, components, and apparatus for conveying electric power from a source to the point of use. In general, electric wiring for light and power must convey energy safely and reliably with low power losses and must deliver it to the point of use in adequate quantity at rated voltage. To accomplish this, many types of electric wiring systems and components are used.
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