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Wiring Methods [electronic resource]

This video covers the general installation of electrical conduits and wires and aspects of wiring particular to new construction and older homes. Pulling cable on a construction site and setting up a structured wiring system are emphasized. Tips on how to make sense of older wiring methods are also included, as well as approaches to routing wires on rehab and renovation jobs. Correlates to the National Center for Construction Education and Research standards.
Online
2005; 2004
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Grounding [electronic resource]

What exactly needs to be grounded in a house, and how is it done? That's what this video explains as it demonstrates how to install a low-resistance panel-to-earth grounding system. Other surge and lightning protection devices are also discussed, and tips on testing systems for functionality and safety are included. Correlates to the National Center for Construction Education and Research standards.
Online
2005; 2004
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GFCIs and AFCIs [electronic resource]

Ground-fault and arc-fault circuit interrupters offer the peace of mind that homeowners want-and the life-saving protection that building codes require. After explaining where GFCIs and AFCIs must be used, this video illustrates how to wire GFCI receptacles, GFCI circuit breakers, and AFCIs and then how to test them. Correlates to the National Center for Construction Education and Research standards.
Online
2005; 2004
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Receptacles and Switches [electronic resource]

Receptacles and switches bring a house to life. What kinds are there? How many should go in each room? Where exactly should they be placed? And what's the best way to wire them? This video answers these and other questions as it demonstrates receptacle and switch installation. Correlates to the National Center for Construction Education and Research standards.
Online
2005; 2004
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Wiring Light Fixtures [electronic resource]

Good lighting can flood a room with brightness or dim things down to create a relaxing mood-all with the touch of a switch. This program addresses the ins and outs of installing and controlling incandescent and fluorescent lighting. Recessed and exterior lighting are also discussed, as are ceiling fans. Correlates to the National Center for Construction Education and Research standards.
Online
2005; 2004
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Wiring for Appliances [electronic resource]

Hardwiring doesn't have to be hard. This video looks at some of the most frequently encountered appliances that get wired right into a house's electrical system: electric wall heaters, electric stoves, garbage disposals, dishwashers, thermostats, garage door openers, water heaters, and electric dryers. Correlates to the National Center for Construction Education and Research standards.
Online
2005; 2004
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The Service Entrance [electronic resource]

Starting with the service entrance, this video addresses buried versus aerial service, calculating amperage and choosing cable, and connecting the meter base to the panel. A well-grounded understanding of electrical work starts here. Correlates to the National Center for Construction Education and Research standards.
Online
2005; 2004
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Panelboards [electronic resource]

This video focuses on the main electrical panel, the power center of the home. It explains how to properly mount and connect cables, balance the load, work with circuit breakers and fuses, and install sub-panels. Correlates to the National Center for Construction Education and Research standards.
Online
2005; 2004
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Electrical Principles [electronic resource]

This live-action video introduces the basics of electricity. Computer animation adds interest and excitement as the video comes to life in its coverage of atoms, conductors, insulators, free electrons, voltage, current, resistance, magnetism, attraction-repulsion, electromagnets, a simple circuit, and other electrical principles. Ideal for courses in electricity, physics, science, automotive, and technology.
Online
2006
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Electrical Circuits [electronic resource]: Ohm's Law

This video uses 3-D animation and live action to make basic electrical circuits come to life. The properties of series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits are easy to grasp when you can see the electrons flow through each circuit leg in each circuit type. Ohm's Law is illustrated with animated pie charts and basic calculations that isolate each section of the circuit. A must for introductory electricity-electronics, auto mechanics, and technology courses.
Online
2006
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Electrical Components Part 1 [electronic resource]: Resistors, Batteries, and Switches

Fixed resistors, variable resistors, ballast resistors, batteries, and various types of switches are explained in this program. Computer animation, component cutaways, and lab experiments are used to demonstrate how these basic components function. This is an informative video that will strengthen your curriculum. It is ideal for classes in electricity-electronics, technology, auto mechanics, and other technical areas.
Online
2006
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Electrical Components Part 2 [electronic resource]: Capacitors, Fuses, Flashers, and Coils

Capacitors, fuses, fuse links, circuit breakers, flashers, coils, and other devices are discussed in this training video. Computer animation, component cutaways, and lab experiments are used to demonstrate how these basic components are constructed and how they operate. This is a must-see for all students of electricity-electronics, technology courses, auto mechanics, and many other subject areas that involve electricity and electronics.
Online
2006
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Electrical Components Part 3 [electronic resource]: Transformers, Relays, and Motors

Transformers, relays, and motors are detailed in this training video. Computer animation, component cutaways, and lab experiments are used to demonstrate how basic components are constructed and operate. This is an essential training program for all students of electricity-electronics, technology courses, auto mechanics, and many other subject areas that involve electricity and electronics.
Online
2006
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Electronic Components Part 1 [electronic resource]: Semiconductors, Transistors, and Diodes

Computer animation is used to make basic electronic components come to life in this very informative training video. The principles of semiconductor materials, transistor operation, transistor construction, transistor types, diodes, and other basic electronic components are illustrated with very interesting experiments and computer animation. This is a "must have" for courses in electronics, electricity, motor controls, technology, air conditioning, auto mechanics, physics, science, etc.
Online
2006
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Electronic Components Part 2 [electronic resource]: Operation-Transistors and Diodes

This animated video continues the study of electronics by expanding upon transistors, diodes, and other components. Transistor testing procedures show the methods used to check the operation of certain transistors along with more detailed information on the operation and applications of FETs, MOSCFETs, SCRs, and unijunction transistors.
Online
2006
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Electronic Components Part 3 [electronic resource]: Thyristors, Piezo Crystals, Solar Cells, and Fiber Optics

This animated video continues the study of electronic components by demonstrating the construction and operation of thyristors, Hall-effect chips, piezo crystals, light emitting diodes, photoresistors, solar cells, fiber optics, photodiodes, phototransistors, liquid crystal displays, etc.
Online
2006
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Electrical Troubleshooting [electronic resource]

Students learn to use a systematic approach to locate electrical problems: know the circuit, isolate the problem, test components, fix the problem, and retest the circuit. Viewers also learn about common problems found in resistors, capacitors, relays, circuit breakers, motors, and other components.
Online
2006
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Electronic Circuit Repair [electronic resource]

Viewers learn "tricks of the trade" for finding and correcting electronic faults. Clear and precise examples show how to evaluate permanent, intermittent, parameter, and logic faults. Reseating circuit boards, power supply testing, transistor testing, and IC diagnosis tips are also shown.
Online
2006