Electrical Continuity Requirements for Conductors

In multiwire branch circuits, the continuity of the _____ conductor shall not be dependent upon the device connections.

a) ungrounded
b) grounded
c) grounding electrode
d) a and b

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: b) grounded

General wiring method requirements are outlined in Art. 300 of the 2011 NEC. Mechanical and electrical continuity rules for conductors are noted in Sec. 300.13. As specifically noted

Register to view the full article

Register on EC&M and gain access to premium content, including this article and much more.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.