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 safeguard Code (NESC), The Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, twelfth version, presents in-depth info on overhead and underground distribution and transmission traces. the most recent OSHA, ANSI, and ASTM criteria are emphasised throughout.
This authoritative source offers simple ideas, gear, criteria, and security rules, permitting electric employees to prevent expensive mistakes, diagnose and service energy disasters, and make sure optimal defense. A wealth of illustrations and pictures make it effortless to appreciate the fabric, and self-test questions and routines aid make stronger key concepts.
Comprehensive assurance includes:
Electrical rules and structures * Substations * Circuits * building * Wood-pole, aluminum, concrete, fiberglass, and metal constructions * Distribution automation * Emergency procedure 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 lighting fixtures * Underground distribution * plants administration * Distribution transformer deploy * electric drawing symbols * Single-line and schematic diagrams * Voltage law * devices of dimension, electric definitions, electric formulation, and calculations * upkeep of transmission and distribution strains * Rope, knots, splices, and equipment * hiking and wooden poles * protecting apparatus * OSHA 1910.269 * Resuscitation * Pole-top and bucket rescue