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NEC Chapter 3 Organization - Based on the 2011 NEC

Chapter 3 Articles: 300 Wiring Methods 310 Conductors for General Wiring 312 Cabinets, Cutout Boxes and Meter Socket Enclosures 314 Outlet, Device, Pull, and Junction Boxes; Conduit Bodies; Fittings; and Handhole Enclosures 320 Armored Cable: Type AC 322 Flat Cable Assemblies: Type FC 324 Flat Conductor Cable : Type FCC 326 Integrated Spacer Cable: Type IGS 328 Medium Voltage Cable: Type MV 330 Metal-Clad Clable: Type MC 332 Mineral-Insulated, Metal-Sheathed Cable: Type MI 334 Non-Metallic Sheathed Cable: Types NM, NMC, and NMS 336 Power and Control Tray Cable: Type TC 338 Service Entrance Cable: Types SE and USE 340 Underground Feeder and Branch-Circuit Cable: Type UF 342 Intermediate Metal Conduit: Type IMC 344 Rigid Metal Conduit: Type RMC 348 Flexible Metal Conduit: Type FMC 350 Liquidtight Flexible Metal Conduit: Type LFMC 352 Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride Conduit: Type PVC 353 High Density Polyethylene Conduit: Type HDPE 354 Non-Metallic Underground Conduit with Conductors: Type NUCC 355 Reinforced Thermosetting Resin Conduit: Type RTRC 356 Liquidtight Flexible Nonmetallic Conduit: Type LFNC 358 Electrical Metallic Tubing: Type EMT 360 Flexible Metallic Tubing: Type FMT 362 Electrical Nonmetallic Tubing: Type ENT 366 Auxiliary Gutters 368 Busways 370 Cablebus 372 Cellular Concrete Floor Raceways 374 Cellular Metal Floor Raceways 376 Metal Wireways 378 Nonmetallic Wireways 380 Multioutlet Assemblies 382 Nonmetallic Extensions 384 Strut-type Channel Raceways 386 Surface Metal Raceways 388 Surface Nonmetallic Raceways 390 Underfloor Raceways 392 Cable Trays 396 Messenger-Supported Wiring 398 Open Wiring on Insulators 399 Outdoor Overhead Conductors over 600 Volts Articles 320 through 362 (cables and raceways) are structured based on the numbering system below. Note that each article will not have all these divisions, and contain only those that apply to the specific wiring method. I. General .1 Scope .2 Definitions .6 Listed/Listing Requirements II. Installation .10 Uses Permitted .12 Uses Not Permitted .14 Dissimilar Metals .17 Through or Parallel to Framing Members .23 In Accessible Attics .20 Size .22 Number of Conductors .24 Bending Radius/Bends How Made .26 Bends Number in One Run .28 Reaming and Threading/Trimming .30 Securing and Supporting .40 Boxes and Fittings .42 Couplings and Connectors .44 Expansion Fittings .46 Bushings .48 Joints .56 Splices and Taps .60 Grounding/ and Bonding .80 Ampacity III. Construction Specifications .100 Construction .104 Conductors .108 Equipment Grounding Conductors .112 Insulation .116 Sheath .120 Marking .130 Standard Lengths

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