Definitions: K - Rough electrical
knob and tube wiring
Similar - K and T, K & T
A knob and tube wiring is an antiquated type of wiring system that uses 2 separate wire runs for each circuit. Each wire run in knob and tube wiring was secured away from the framing by ceramic knobs and passed through framing holes using ceramic sleeves.
References - knob and tube wiring
See the following for additional knob and tube wiring information:
- NFPA's Residential Wiring Jones & Bartlett Publishers; 3 edition, December 2008, H.B. Stauffer, P.A. Rosenbuerg, ISBN 763752606
- Electrical Wiring Residential Delmar Cengage Learning; 16 edition, December 2007, Ray Mullin, ISBN 1418050954
- Modern Residential Wiring: Based on the 2005 NEC Goodheart-Wilcox Publisher, April 2006, Harvey Holzman, ISBN 1590704436
- National Electrical Code 2008 (National Fire Protection Association National Electrical Code) National Fire Protection Association; 1 edition, September 2007, NFPA, ISBN 877657904
- Electrical Safety Workbook Fermilab, December 2009, Editorial Staff
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