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Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook / Edition 9

Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook / Edition 9

by E. B. Kurtz


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Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook / Edition 9

If your work involves electrical power systems,you can't afford to be without the Ninth Edition of this classic guide. It covers the basic principles and best procedures for the construction,operation,and maintenance of overhead and underground electric transmission and distribution lines. The new Ninth Edition features: o Over 1,000 pages on the latest tools and procedures for line and cable work o More than 1500 illustrations o Latest training materials o New accident prevention information based on the author's own research o And updates on OSHA standards and NESC rules. This definitive reference source will help you maintain systems at peak capacity—and ensure optimum safety and efficiency through correct and practical methods.

The only comprehensive reference to distribution and transmission line technology. Line and cable workers have depended on this essential resource since the First Edition appeared in 1928. Now,close to seven decades later,this fully up-to-date Ninth Edition,the only book of its type available anywhere,provides more information and help than ever. It gives you: More than 1,000 pages of up-to-the-minute coverate of basic principles and best procedures; More than 1,500 illustrations; Important accident- and injury-prevention information,including new data based on the authors' extensive research; Updates on OSHA,National electrical Safety Code,and other standards; Comprehensive coverage of new materials and products for line and cable systems,including automated maintenance procedures; New information on distribution automation; Expanded information on helicopter-assisted maintenance of energized high-voltage transmission lines.This practical handbook will help you construct,operate,and maintain both overhead and underground electric transmission and distribution lines at peak efficiency. It will also help you avoid costly errors,diagnose and repair failures,and ensure optimum safety through sound preventive practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070360112
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
Publication date: 08/01/1997
Series: Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1056
Product dimensions: 6.28(w) x 9.31(h) x 1.84(d)

Table of Contents

Elementary Electrical Principles.
Electric Systems.
Transmission Circuits.
Distribution Circuits.
Construction Specifications.
Wood-Pole Structures.
Aluminum, Concrete Fiberglass, Steel, and PolySil Structures.
Locating and Staking Line.
Unloading and Hauling Wood Poles.
Erecting and Setting Poles.
Guying Poles.
Line Conductors.
Distribution Transformers.
Lightning and Surge Protection.
Voltage Regulators.
Transmission-Tower Erection.
Stringing Line Conductors.
Sagging Line Conductors.
Joining Line Conductors.
Live-Line Maintenance with Hot-Line Tools.
Live-Line Maintenance from Insulated Aerial Platforms.
Protective Grounds.
Street Lightning.
Underground System.
Laying Conduit.
Manhole Trimming.
Distribution-Transformer Installation.
Electrical Drawing Symbols.
Singleline Diagrams.
Schematic Diagrams.
Voltage and Distribution Circuits.
Rope, Knots, Splices, and Gear.
Use and Care of Pole Climbing Equipment.
(and more...)

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