OverviewThis 45th edition—part of a series continuously published for more than 80 years and based on the 2017 National Electrical Code—is a handy instruction manual that has been used by generations of readers to learn the "why" as well as the "how-to" of wiring practices. Encouraging readers to tackle jobs small and large, the guide covers everything from repairing a table lamp to wiring a whole house.
Author BiographyFrederic P. Hartwell has authored or co-authored numerous books, including Practical Electrical Wiring, American Electricians' Handbook, and National Electrical Code Handbook. Writing for both amateurs and professionals, Herbert P. Richter authored the first edition of Wiring Simplified in 1932 followed by Practical Electrical Wiring in 1939. W Schwan Creighton is the coauthor of Wiring Simplified and Practical Electrical Wiring for several editions and a columnist for the magazine Electrical Contractor.