By Thomas M. Shoemaker, James E. Mack
The definitive advisor to distribution and transmission line technology--fully updated
Completely revised to mirror the 2012 nationwide electric safeguard Code (NESC), The Lineman's and Cableman's guide, twelfth version, presents in-depth info on overhead and underground distribution and transmission strains. the newest OSHA, ANSI, and ASTM criteria are emphasised throughout.
This authoritative source offers simple rules, gear, criteria, and defense laws, permitting electric staff to prevent expensive error, diagnose and service energy disasters, and confirm optimal security. A wealth of illustrations and pictures make it effortless to appreciate the cloth, and self-test questions and routines support toughen key concepts.
Comprehensive assurance includes:
Electrical rules and platforms * Substations * Circuits * development * Wood-pole, aluminum, concrete, fiberglass, and metal buildings * Distribution automation * Emergency approach recovery * Unloading, hauling, erecting, environment, and guying poles * Insulators, crossarms, and conductor helps * Line conductors * Distribution transformers * Lightning and surge safeguard * Fuses * Switches, sectionalizers, and reclosers * Voltage regulators * Transmission tower erection * Stringing, sagging, and becoming a member of line conductors * Live-line upkeep * Grounding * highway lighting fixtures * Underground distribution * plants administration * Distribution transformer install * electric drawing symbols * Single-line and schematic diagrams * Voltage legislation * devices of dimension, electric definitions, electric formulation, and calculations * upkeep of transmission and distribution strains * Rope, knots, splices, and kit * mountaineering and wooden poles * protecting gear * OSHA 1910.269 * Resuscitation * Pole-top and bucket rescue