The Lineman’s and Cableman’s Field Manual

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-03-23
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
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One-stop portable reference for linemen and cablemen.Take all the key information you need to every jobsite in one easy-to use reference! Lineman's and Cableman's Field Manual, by Thomas M. Shoemaker and James E. Mack, packs the latest NEC and OSHA standards and safety rules pertaining to electrical line maintenance and construction. This convenient hands-on tool gives you:*Diagrams for overhead transformer connections...ampacity and physical data...fusing guidelines...conductor sag table data and sample calculations...and preventative equipment maintenance procedures*Sample guying calculations and charts*Primary and secondary conductor ampacity tables for underground construction as well as fusing and secondary design guidelines*Advice for personnel protective equipment, and correct techniques for pole-top and bucket rescue and resuscitation*Lightning protection data*Step-by-step guide to proper grounding*Tree trimming techniques for line clearance*Diagrams of the most commonly utilized knots, splices and gear*Much, much more!

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Electric System.

Chapter 2: Line Conductors.

Chapter 3: Cable, Splices, and Terminations.

Chapter 4: Distribution Voltage Transformers.

Chapter 5: Wood-Pole Structures.

Chapter 6: Guying.

Chapter 7: Lightning and Surge Protection.

Chapter 8: Fuses.

Chapter 9: Inspection and Maintenance of Substations, Transmission Lines, and Distribution Lines.

Chapter 10: Tree Trimming.

Chapter 11: Rope, Knots, Splices, and Gear.

Chapter 12: Grounding.

Chapter 13: Protective Grounds.

Chapter 14: Safety Equipment and Rescue.

Chapter 15: Occupational Safety and Health Act.

Chapter 16: OSHA Regulations (Standards-29 CFR) Electric Power Generation Transmission, and Distribution.


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