"Ugly's Electrical References" and "Illustrated Guide to the National Electrical Code" are two good books for electrician students. Both books are available on Amazon.com and have received praise from customers.
Written by Jones & Bartlett Learning, "Ugly's Electrical References" offers a collection of instructions meant to be used when working. Covering topics such as mathematical formulas, National Electrical Code tables, wiring configurations and conduit bending, the book includes illustrations that visualize the subjects. Jones & Bartlett Learning claims that electricians, designers and military personnel worldwide consult the book. As of January 2016, the book is available on Amazon.com in spiral-bound format. The book has received an average rating of 4.5 out of five stars from over 100 customers.
As all states and Washington, D.C. rely on the National Electric Code as the standard for electrical installations, it's crucial that electrician students study the code. "Illustrated Guide to the National Electrical Code" by Charles R. Miller helps students master the code by providing highly detailed illustrations, ordering the topics from easy to difficult and presenting the content in a modular format that makes it easier to refer to. As some states modify or add new rules to the National Electric Code, electrician students must also learn the local laws regarding the code