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- ISBN: 9780071742580 | 0071742581
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 8/29/2011
Updated for the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) and the 2012 National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) Heavily illustrated throughout, Lineman's and Cableman's Handbookhas been the bible of electrical transmission since the publication of its first edition in 1928. Covering both overhead and underground electrical transmission and distribution, the book graphically lays out the basic principles, equipment, standards, and safety regulations, allowing electrical workers to avoid costly errors, diagnose and repair power failures, and ensure optimum safety. The 12th Edition has been fully updated for the latest codes and standards. Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook,12th Edition: Completely updated for the 2011 NESC and the 2012 NEC New coverage of smart grid initiatives New line conductor electrical and physical property information Covers DOE's New Safety Rule-10 CFR 851 and its applicability Comprehensive details: Elementary Electrical Principles; Electric System; Substations; Transmission Circuits; Distribution Circuits; Construction Specifications; Wood-Pole Structures; Aluminum, Concrete, Fiberglass, and Steel Structures; Distribution Automation; Emergency System Restoration; Unloading, Hauling, Erecting, and Setting Poles; Guying Poles; Insulators, Crossarms, and Conductor Supports; Line Conductors; Distribution Transformers; Lightning and Surge Protection; Fuses; Switches, Reclosers, and Sectionalizers; 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; Grounding; Protective Grounds; Street Lighting; Underground System; Laying Conduit; Manhole Construction; Pulling Cable; Splicing Cable; Underground Distribution; Vegetation Management; Distribution Transformer Installation; Electrical Drawing Symbols; Single-Line Diagrams; Schematic Diagrams; Voltage Regulation; Units of Measurement, Electrical Definitions, Electrical Formulas, and Calculations; Maintenance of Transmission and Distribution Lines; Rope, Knots, Splices, and Gear; Climbing Wood Poles; Protective Equipment; OSHA 1910.269; Resuscitation; Heart-Lung Resuscitation; Pole-Top and Bucket Rescue; Self-Testing Questions and Exercises