By Thomas M. Shoemaker, James E. Mack
The definitive consultant to distribution and transmission line technology--fully updated
Completely revised to mirror the 2012 nationwide electric protection Code (NESC), The Lineman's and Cableman's guide, twelfth variation, presents in-depth details on overhead and underground distribution and transmission traces. the most recent OSHA, ANSI, and ASTM criteria are emphasised throughout.
This authoritative source offers uncomplicated rules, apparatus, criteria, and defense rules, permitting electric staff to prevent high priced mistakes, diagnose and service strength mess ups, and confirm optimal defense. A wealth of illustrations and pictures make it effortless to appreciate the cloth, and self-test questions and workouts aid make stronger key concepts.
Comprehensive insurance includes:
Electrical ideas and structures * Substations * Circuits * development * Wood-pole, aluminum, concrete, fiberglass, and metal buildings * Distribution automation * Emergency method recovery * Unloading, hauling, erecting, surroundings, and guying poles * Insulators, crossarms, and conductor helps * Line conductors * Distribution transformers * Lightning and surge defense * Fuses * Switches, sectionalizers, and reclosers * Voltage regulators * Transmission tower erection * Stringing, sagging, and becoming a member of line conductors * Live-line upkeep * Grounding * highway lights * Underground distribution * crops administration * Distribution transformer deploy * electric drawing symbols * Single-line and schematic diagrams * Voltage legislation * devices of size, electric definitions, electric formulation, and calculations * upkeep of transmission and distribution strains * Rope, knots, splices, and equipment * mountaineering and wooden poles * protecting gear * OSHA 1910.269 * Resuscitation * Pole-top and bucket rescue