Lineman and Cablemans Field Manual, Second Edition

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March 16, 2009


Mixed media product, 416 pages


0071621229 / 9780071621229


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Main description

A Compact, On-the-Job Reference for Linemen and Cablemen

Fully updated with the latest NEC and OSHA standards, this one-stop portable guide contains the crucial electrical data, formulas, calculations, and safety information essential at any jobsite. The Lineman's and Cableman's Field Manual, Second Edition, provides easy-to-follow details on constructing, operating, and maintaining both overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission lines. Helpful charts, tables, diagrams, equations, and definitions are included throughout this handy resource.

The new edition of the manual covers: Line conductors * Cable, splices, and terminations * Distribution voltage transformers * Wood-pole structures * Guying * Lightning and surge protection * Fuses * Inspection and maintenance plans * Tree trimming * Rope, knots, splices, and gear * Grounding * Protective grounds * Safety equipment and rescue

Author comments

Thomas M. Shoemaker is a consulting electrical engineer and Lifetime Senior Member of the IEEE.

James E. Mack is Manager of Operations Support at the Mid-American Energy Company and a member of the IEEE and NSPE.

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