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Identify basic components of service entrance equipment.

Definition

Identification should include
  • listing the areas where overcurrent protection devices (OCPDs) may be located in residences
  • identifying OCPDs from structural plans and various available equipment
  • location and type of service equipment
according to NEC standards and Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is a multi-family dwelling?
  • What is the difference between a service lateral and a service drop?
  • What is a subpanel?
  • What is an OCPD and what is its purpose?
  • Where are the OCPDs devices found?
  • What code articles reference the standard sizes for OCPD?
  • What breaker size should be used on a No. 14 wire?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and follow directions to complete an application for college admission, for a scholarship, or for employment.
  3. Generalize ideas from selections to make predictions about other texts.
  4. Draw conclusions and make inferences about explicit and implied information, using textual support.
  5. Analyze two or more texts addressing the same topic to identify authors’ purposes and determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  6. Identify false premises in persuasive writing.
  7. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  8. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical-thinking questions before, during, and after reading texts.

12.5

The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical-thinking questions before, during, and after reading texts.
  2. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  3. Analyze two or more texts addressing the same topic to identify authors’ purposes and determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Identify false premises in persuasive writing.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences about explicit and implied information, using textual support.

Other Related Standards

NCCER Electrical Standards, 2011

26105-11 Introduction to the National Electrical Code

 

26108-11 Raceways and Fittings

 

26109-11 Conductors and Cables

 

26110-11 Basic Electrical Construction Drawings

 

26111-11 Residential Electrical Services