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The Guidebook for Linemen and Cablemen

ISBN 13: 9781401899189

ISBN 10: 1401899188

Author: Wayne Van Soelen

Pages: 544

Published: 11/08/2005

Price: $74.95 Add to cart

A comprehensive and reader-friendly book, The Guidebook for Linemen and Cablemen is a reference tool that contains the most-up-to date information for linemen, cablemen, foremen, and others associated with transmission and distribution departments of electric utility companies. This book discusses the equipment used as well as the responsibilities of a lineman and cablemen. It explains in detail the training and need for safety within this profession. This book is an invaluable resource, providing linemen and cablemen with the best quality and most up-to-date information for their fast growing, technology based, profession.
  • updated safety coverage teaches power lineworkers how to minimize the risk of field injuries while helping employers meet important safety regulations
  • provides a unique, one-stop resource that enables power lineworkers to effectively meet the day to day challenges of their jobs
  • ample illustrations offer clear examples of technical procedures for better understanding and retention
  • text side-bars that feature topic headings so readers can quickly locate specific content make this an excellent field guide that can be referred to again and again
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Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Safe Work on Power Lines, 2. Electrical Power System Overview, 3. Electrical Units, 4. Alternating Current (A-C), 5. Three-Phase Circuits, 6. Awareness When In an Electrical Environment, 7. Constructing Power Lines, 8. Working with Conductor and Cable, 9 Operating Switchgear, 10 Circuit Protection, 11 Installing Protective Grounds, 12 Connecting and Troubleshooting Transformers, 13 Supplying Quality Power, 14 Working with Aerial Devices and Digger Derricks, 15 Rigging in Powerline Work, 16 Working it Hot, 17 Tree Work in an Electrical Utility Environment, 18 Working in Substations, 19 Outdoor Lighting Systems, 20. Working with Revenue Metering