9781111035013

The Guidebook for Linemen and Cablemen

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  • ISBN13:

    9781111035013

  • ISBN10:

    1111035016

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/8/2011
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning

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Summary

The Guidebook for Linemen and Cablemen, 2nd Edition is the much needed solution for anyone working on or training to work on electrical utility circuits. Packaged as a convenient, single-volume reference guide on the operation of electrical utility systems, this book will give you what other resources won't: practical coverage of the equipment and situations that power line workers are exposed to on a daily basis, with a focus on ensuring concepts are meaningful and applicable. This book also pays special attention to the order in which topics are addressed; simple concepts are explained first, and the book then builds upon these fundamentals to explain more complex theories, thereby setting a strong foundation for clearly understanding key rules and regulations. This text been updated to include the most current industry information available, including applications of recent technology. This book also contains in-depth exploration of the mechanical aspects of the job, such as working with rigging, trucks, stringing wire, and tree felling. The need for safety and training is highlighted throughout the book, resulting in a powerful resource for linemen, cable men, foremen, and others associated with the transmission and distribution departments of electric utility companies.

Table of Contents

Essentials for powerline workers
Electrical units
Electrical power system overview
Substations
Alernating currents
Three-phase circuits
Awareness in an electrical environment
Constructing overhead powerlines
Constructing underground powerlines
Working with conductors and cables
Operating switch gear
Circuit protection
Installing grounds
Transformers
Supplying quality power
Working with aerial devices
Rigging in powerline work
Working it hot
Outdoor lighting
Revenue metering
Tree work
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