Code A test 1

Card Set Information

Code A test 1
2013-06-17 00:50:40

Test one for Code A
Show Answers:

  1. Accessible ( as applied to equipment)
    Admitting close approach; not guarded by locked doors, elevation, or other effective means.
  2. Accessible(as applied to wiring methods)
    Capable of being removed or exposed without damaging the building structure or finish or not permanently closed in by the structure or finish of the building
  3. Accessible, Readily (Readily Accessible)
    Capable of being reached quickly for operation, renewal, or inspections without requiring those to whom ready access is requisite to climb over or remove obstacles or to resort to portable ladders, and so forth.
  4. Ampacity
    The current, in amperes, that a conductor can carry continuously under the conditions of use without exceeding its temperature rating.
  5. Appliance
    Utilization equipment, generally other than industrial, that is normally built in standardized sizes or types and is installed or connected as a unit to preform one or more functions such as clothes washing, air conditioning, food mixing, deep fry, and so forth.
  6. Approved
    Acceptable to the authority-having jurisdiction
  7. Authority Having Jurisdiction
    The organization, office, or individual responsible for approving equipment, materials, an installation, or a procedure.
  8. Bathroom
    An area including a basin with one or more of the following: a toilet, a tub, or a shower.
  9. Bonding (Bonded)
    The permanent joining of metallic parts to form an electrically conductive path that ensures electrical continuity and the capacity to conduct safely any current likely to be imposed
  10. Bonding Jumper
    A reliable conductor to ensure the required electrical conductivity between metal parts required to be electrically connected.
  11. Bonding Jumper, Equipment
    The connection between two or more portions of the equipment grounding conductor.
  12. Bonding Jumper, Main
    The connection between the grounded circuit conductor and the equipment grounding conductor at the service.
  13. Branch Circuit
    The circuit conductors between the final overcurrent device protecting the circuit and the outlets.
  14. Branch Circuit, Appliance
    A branch circuit that supplies energy to one or more outlets to which appliances are to be connected and that has no permanently connected luminairies (lighting fixtures) that are not a part of an appliance
  15. Branch Circuit, General-Purpose
    A branch circuit that supplies two or more receptacles or outlets for lighting and appliances.
  16. Branch Circuit, Individual
    A branch circuit that supplies only one utilization equipment.
  17. Branch Circuit, Multiwire
    A branch circuit that consists of two or more underground conductors that have a voltage between them, and a grounded conductor that has equal voltage between it and each ungrounded conductor of the circuit and that is connected to the neutral or grounded conductor of the system.
  18. Cabinet
    An enclosure that is designed for either surface mounting or flush mounting and is provided with a frame, mat, or trim in which a swinging door or doors are can be hung.
  19. Circuit Breaker
    A device designed to open and close a circuit by nonautomatic means and to open the circuit automatically on a predetermined overcurrent without damage to itself when properly applied within its rating.
  20. Conduit Body
    A separate portion of a conduit or tubing system that provides access through a removable cover(s) to the interior of the system at a junction of two or more sections of the system or at a terminal point of the system.
  21. Continuous Load
    A load where the maximum current is expected to continue for 3 hours or more.
  22. Cutout Box
    An enclosure designed for surface mounting that has swinging doors or covers secured directly to and telescoping with walls of the box proper.
  23. Dead Front
    Without live parts exposed to a person on the operating side of the equipment.
  24. Demand Factor
    The ratio of the maximum demand of a system, or part of a system, to the total connected load of a system or the part of the system under consideration.
  25. Device
    A unitof an electrical system that is intended to carry or control but not utilize electric energy.
  26. Disconnecting Means
    A device, or group of devices, or other means by which the conductors of a circuit can be disconnected from their source of supply.
  27. Dwelling Unit
    A single unit, providing complete and independent living facilities for one or more persons, including permanent provisions for living, sleeping, and cooking, and sanitation.
  28. Dwelling One-family
    A building that consists solely of one dwelling units.
  29. Dwelling Two-Family
    A building that consists solely of two dwelling units.
  30. Dwelling Multifamily
    A building that contains three or more dwelling units.
  31. Enclosure
    The case or housing of apparatus, or the fence or walls surrounding an installation to prevent personnel from accidentally contacting energized parts or to protect the equipment from physical damage.
  32. Feeder
    All circuit conductors between the service equipment, the source of a separately derived system, or other power supply source and the final branch-circuit overcurrent device.
  33. Ground Fault
    A conducting connection, whether intentional or accidental. between an electrical circuit or equipment and the Earth or to some conducting body that serves in place of the Earth.
  34. Grounded (grounding)
    Connected to Earth or to some conducting body that serves in place of Earth.
  35. Grounded Conductor
    A system or circuit conductor that is intentionally grounded.
  36. Grounding Conductor
    A conductor used to connect equipment or the grounded circuit of a wiring system to a grounding electrode or electrodes.
  37. Grounding Electrode Conductor
    The conductor used to connect the grounding electrode(s) to the equipment grounding conductor, to the grounded conductor, or to both, at the service, at each building or structure where supplied from a common service, or at the source of a separately derived system.
  38. Grounding-Fault Circuit Interrupter
    A device intended for the protection of personnel that function to de-energize a circuit or portion thereof within an established period of time when a current to ground exceeds the values established for a Class A device.
  39. In Sight From (Within Sight From, Within Sight)
    Where this Code specifies that one equipment shall be "in sight from," or "within sight," and so forth, of another equipment, the specified equipment is to be visible and not more that 15m(50ft ) distant from the other.
  40. Labeled
    Equipment or materials to which has been attached a label, symbol, or other identifying mark of an organization that is acceptable to the authority having jurisdiction and concerned with product evaluation, that maintains periodic inspection of production of labeled equipment or materials, and by whose labeling the manufacturer indicates compliance with appropriate standards or performance in a specified manner.
  41. Lighting Outlet
    An outlet intended for the direct connection of a lampholder, luminaire, or a pendant cord terminating in a lampholder.
  42. Listed
    Equipment, materials, or services included in a list published by an organization that is acceptable to the authority having jurisdiction and concerned with evaluation of products or services, that maintains periodic inspection of production of listed equipment or materials or periodic evaluation of services, and whose listing states that the equipment, materials, or services either meets appropriate designated standards or has been tested and found suitable for a specified purpose.
  43. Location, Dry
    A location not normally subject to dampness or wetness. A location classified as dry may be temporarily subject to dampness or wetness, as in the case of a building under construction.
  44. Location, Wet
    Installations under ground or in concrete slabs or masonry in direct contact with the Earth; in locations subject to saturation wit water or other liquids, such as vehicle washing areas; and in unprotected locations exposed to weather.
  45. Luminaire
    A complete lighting unit consistingof a lamp or lamps together with the parts designed to distribute the light, to position and protect the lamps and ballast(where applicable), and to connect the lamps to the power supply.
  46. Outlet
    A point on the wiring system at which current is taken to supply utilization equipment.
  47. Overcurrent
    Any current in excess of the rated current of equipment or the ampacity of a conductor. It may result from overload, short circuit, or a ground fault.
  48. Overload
    Operation of equipment in excess of normal, full-load rating, or of a conductor in excess of rated ampacity that, when it persists for a sufficient length of time, would cause damage or dangerousoverheating. A fault, such as a short circuit or ground fault, is not an overload.
  49. Panelboard
    A single panel or group of panel units designed for assembly in the form of a single panel, including buses and automatic overcurrent devices, and the equipped with or without switches for the control of light, heat, or power circuits; designed to be placed in a cabinet or cutout box placed in or against a wall, partitioned, or other support; and accessible only from the front.
  50. Qualified Person
    One who has skills and knowledge related to the construction and operation of the electrical equipment and installations and has received safety training on the hazards.
  51. Raceway
    An enclosed channel of metal or nonmetallic materials designed expressly for holding wires, cables, or bushbars, with additional functions as permitted in this Code.
  52. Raintight
    Constructed or protected so that exposure to a beating rain will not result in the entrance of water under specified test conditions.
  53. Receptacle
    A receptacle is a contact device installed at the outlet for the connection of an attachment plug. A simple receptacle is a single contact device with no other contact device on the same yoke. A multiple receptacle is two or more contact devices on the same yoke.
  54. Receptacle Outlet
    An outlet where pone or more receptacles are installed.
  55. Separately Derived System
    A premises wiring system whose power is derived from a battery, from a solar photovoltaic system, or from a generator, transformer, or converter windings, and that has no direct electrical connetion, including a solidly connected ground circuit conductor, to supply conductors originating in another system.
  56. Service Conductors
    The conductors from the service point to the service disconnecting means.
  57. Service Drop
    The overhead service conductors from the last pole or other aerial support to and including the splices, if any, connecting to the service-entrance conductors at the building or other structure.
  58. Service Laterals
    The underground service conductors between the street main, including any risers at a pole or other structure or from transformers, and the first point of connection to the service-entrance conductors in a terminal box or meter or other enclosure, inside or outside the building wall.
  59. Switch, General-Use
    A switch intended for use in general distribution and branch circuits. It is rated in amperes, and it is capable of interrupting its rated current at its rated voltage.
  60. Watertight
    Constructed so that moisture will not enter the enclosure under specified test conditions.
  61. Weatherproof
    Constructed or protected so that exposure to the weather will not interfere with successful operation.