The Guidebook for Linemen and Cablemen / Edition 2

The Guidebook for Linemen and Cablemen / Edition 2

by Wayne Van Soelen
     
 

ISBN-10: 1111035016

ISBN-13: 9781111035013

Pub. Date: 02/08/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning


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…  See more details below

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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. Check out our app, DEWALT Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111035013
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/08/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
912
Sales rank:
591,633
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents


1. Essentials for powerline workers. 2. Electrical units. 3. Electrical power system overview. 4. Substations. 5. Alernating currents. 6. Three-phase circuits. 7. Awareness in an electrical environment. 8. Constructing overhead powerlines. 9. Constructing underground powerlines. 10. Working with conductors and cables. 11. Operating switch gear. 12. Circuit protection. 13. Installing grounds. 14. Transformers. 15. Supplying quality power. 16. Working with aerial devices. 17. Rigging in powerline work. 18. Working it hot. 19. Outdoor lighting. 20. Revenue metering. 21. Tree work.

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