The Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook

Author: Edwin Bernard Kurtz,James E. Mack (engineer.)

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: 9780070360112

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1080

View: 8138

This handbook covers basic principles and best procedures for the construction, operation and maintenance of overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission lines. It aims to help linemen, cablemen and other specialists maintain systems at peak capacity, avoid costly errors, diagnose and repair failures and ensure optimum safety through sound preventive practices.

Lineman and Cablemans Field Manual, Second Edition

Author: Thomas Shoemaker,James Mack

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071621229

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 416

View: 7910

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

The Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, Thirteenth Edition

Author: James E. Mack,Thomas M. Shoemaker

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007185004X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1104

View: 8795

The definitive guide to distribution and transmission line technology―fully revised for the latest standards Thoroughly updated to reflect the 2017 National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®), this authoritative resource explains the principles and practices of electric transmission and distribution line construction, operation, and maintenance. You will get comprehensive coverage of the newest equipment, techniques, and procedures along with current OSHA, ANSI, and ASTM regulations. Throughout, detailed illustrations and photos make it easy to understand the material, and self-test questions and exercises reinforce key concepts. The Lineman’s and Cableman’s Handbook, Thirteenth Edition, covers: Electrical principles * Electric systems * Substations * Transmission and distribution circuits * Construction specifications * Wood, aluminum, concrete, fiberglass, and steel structures and poles * Distribution automation and the smart grid * Emergency system restoration * Unloading, hauling, erecting, setting, and guying poles * Insulators, crossarms, and conductor supports * Line conductors * Distribution transformers * Lightning and surge protection * Fuses and substation relays * Switches, sectionalizers, and reclosers * Voltage regulators * Transmission tower erection * Stringing, sagging, and joining line conductors * Live-line maintenance * Grounding * Protective grounds * Street lighting * Underground systems * Laying conduit * Manhole construction * Pulling and splicing cable * Underground distribution * Vegetation management * Distribution transformer installation * Electrical drawing symbols * Single-line and 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 * Pole-top and bucket truck rescue * And much more!

Electric Power Distribution Handbook, Second Edition

Author: Thomas Allen Short

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466598654

Category: Science

Page: 898

View: 5093

Of the "big three" components of electrical infrastructure, distribution typically gets the least attention. In fact, a thorough, up-to-date treatment of the subject hasn’t been published in years, yet deregulation and technical changes have increased the need for better information. Filling this void, the Electric Power Distribution Handbook delivers comprehensive, cutting-edge coverage of the electrical aspects of power distribution systems. The first few chapters of this pragmatic guidebook focus on equipment-oriented information and applications such as choosing transformer connections, sizing and placing capacitors, and setting regulators. The middle portion discusses reliability and power quality, while the end tackles lightning protection, grounding, and safety. The Second Edition of this CHOICE Award winner features: 1 new chapter on overhead line performance and 14 fully revised chapters incorporating updates from several EPRI projects New sections on voltage optimization, arc flash, and contact voltage Full-color illustrations throughout, plus fresh bibliographic references, tables, graphs, methods, and statistics Updates on conductor burndown, fault location, reliability programs, tree contacts, automation, and grounding and personnel protection Access to an author-maintained support website, distributionhandbook.com, with problems sets, resources, and online apps An unparalleled source of tips and solutions for improving performance, the Electric Power Distribution Handbook, Second Edition provides power and utility engineers with the technical information and practical tools they need to understand the applied science of distribution.

American Electricians' Handbook, Sixteenth Edition

Author: Terrell Croft,Frederic Hartwell,Wilford Summers

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071798811

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1712

View: 3664

FULLY UPDATED FOR THE LATEST ELECTRICAL CODES AND STANDARDS For a century, the American Electricians' Handbook has served as the definitive industry reference for information on designing, installing, operating, and maintaining electrical systems and equipment. The Sixteenth Edition is revised to comply with the 2011 National Electrical Code and the 2012 National Electrical Safety Code, and covers current energy-efficient technologies, such as photovoltaics and induction lighting. Detailed photos, diagrams, charts, tables, and calculations are included throughout. This practical, on-the-job resource is a must-have tool for every professional electrician. Covers: Fundamentals Properties and splicing of conductors Circuits and circuit calculations General electrical equipment and batteries Transformers Solid-state devices and circuits Generators and motors Outside distribution Interior wiring Electric lighting Optical fiber Wiring and design tables

McGraw-Hill’s National Electrical Safety Code 2017 Handbook

Author: David Marne

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259583740

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 864

View: 1388

Achieve full 2017 NESC® compliance with this hands-on guide McGraw-Hill’s National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®) 2017 Handbook thoroughly explains how to apply and meet the NESC® rules for electric supply stations and equipment, as well as overhead and underground electric supply and communications lines. Designed to be used alongside the Code itself, this comprehensive resource has been fully updated to reflect the record number of change proposals for the 2017 NESC®. Focusing on practical application of the 2017 Code, this Handbook delivers a rule-by-rule annotation of the NESC® that clarifies potentially confusing Code text and allows you to perform your work safely and confidently. Hundreds of diagrams, photos, and practical examples make this the most complete and useful handbook available on the topic. COVERAGE INCLUDES: • General Sections Application * Definitions * Grounding Methods • Safety Rules for the Installation and Maintenance of Electric Supply Stations and Equipment • Safety Rules for the Installation and Maintenance of Overhead Electric Supply and Communication Lines • Safety Rules for the Installation and Maintenance of Underground Electric Supply and Communication Lines • Work Rules for the Operation of Electric Supply and Communication Lines and Equipment

Electrical Power Equipment Maintenance and Testing, Second Edition

Author: Paul Gill

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420017551

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1000

View: 9321

The second edition of a bestseller, this definitive text covers all aspects of testing and maintenance of the equipment found in electrical power systems serving industrial, commercial, utility substations, and generating plants. It addresses practical aspects of routing testing and maintenance and presents both the methodologies and engineering basics needed to carry out these tasks. It is an essential reference for engineers and technicians responsible for the operation, maintenance, and testing of power system equipment. Comprehensive coverage includes dielectric theory, dissolved gas analysis, cable fault locating, ground resistance measurements, and power factor, dissipation factor, DC, breaker, and relay testing methods.

The American Lineman

Honoring the Evolution and Importance of One of the Nation's Toughest, Most Admired Professions

Author: Alan Drew

Publisher: Northwest Lineman College Press

ISBN: 9781937498849

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 528

View: 7733

In a collaborative effort to bring Lineman history to the general public and Lineman across the world, Alan Drew and the Northwest Lineman College have created a beautiful depiction of Lineman s footprint on America. No other book has depicted the history of the lineman so eloquently."

The Field Guide for Powerline Workers

Author: Wayne Van Soelen

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9781418014872

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 346

View: 7895

The Linemen and Cablemen's Field Reference Manual is an indispensable tool full of basic principles and best practices. This electrical application manual offers a reader-friendly, day-to-day approach to constructing, operating, and maintaining electrical distribution and transmission lines - both overhead and underground. Completely up-to-date with the latest OSHA guidelines and safety requirements, this book thoroughly outlines strategies for risk reduction, personal protection, managing emergencies, and controlling hazards on-the-job! Readers will learn effective troubleshooting skills that will enable them to handle situations involving power outages, voltage irregularities, transformers, and more. The material is presented in a quick reference format so that must-know information will be easily accessible in the field. The Linemen and Cablemen's Field Reference Manual is an indispensable tool full of basic principles and best practices. This electrical application manual offers a reader-friendly, day-to-day approach to constructing, operating, and maintaining electrical distribution and transmission lines - both overhead and underground. Completely up-to-date with the latest OSHA guidelines and safety requirements, this book thoroughly outlines strategies for risk reduction, personal protection, managing emergencies, and controlling hazards on-the-job! Readers will learn effective troubleshooting skills that will enable them to handle situations involving power outages, voltage irregularities, transformers, and more. The material is presented in a quick reference format so that must-know information will be easily accessible in the field.

The Guidebook for Linemen and Cablemen

Author: Wayne Van Soelen

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9781111035013

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 898

View: 6233

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(tm). 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.

National Electrical Safety Code 2007 Handbook

Author: David J. Marne

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071493611

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 768

View: 8346

A Hands-on Guide to the 2007 NESC® that Clarifies Code Rules for You to Achieve Full Compliance! McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Safety Code® 2007 Handbook delivers a rule-by-rule annotation of the NESC® that clarifies the often confusing Code text and allows you to perform your work confidently and safely. Designed for use with the Code itself, this expert resource guides readers through safety rules for the installation, operation, and maintenance of electrical supply stations and equipment, and also for overhead and underground electric supply and communication lines. Fully updated with all the latest rules, McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Safety Code® 2007 Handbook features: The best complete NESC® annotation currently available A rule-by-rule overview of the entire code Over 500 detailed illustrations and photographs A wealth of practical examples of code applications Concise explanations of controversial rules Inside this Time-Saving, NESC Compliance Tool • General Sections: Definitions • Grounding • Part 1. Rules for Installation and Maintenance of Electric Supply Stations and Equipment: Fences • Safety Signs • Storage • Working Space • Batteries • Transformers and Regulators • Conductors • Circuit Breakers, Reclosers, Switches, and Fuses • Surge Arresters • Part 2. Rules for Installation and Maintenance of Overhead Electric Supply and Communication Lines: Inspections • Clearances • Joint Use • Grades of Construction • Loadings • Strength Requirements • Line Insulation • Part 3. Rules for Installation and Maintenance of Underground Electric Supply and Communication Lines: Underground Conduit Systems • Supply Cable • Cable in Underground Structures • Direct-Buried Cable • Risers • Terminations • Part 4. Rules for Operation of Electric Supply and Communication Lines and Equipment: Employer Rules • Employee Rules • Communication Worker Rules • Supply Worker Rules • OSHA Requirements

Residential Construction Academy: Plumbing

Author: Michael A Joyce,Ray Holder

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 128522518X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 640

View: 4646

RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: PLUMBING, 2E is the ideal book to create a direct link between your students' education/training program and the residential construction industry. The result of a strategic partnership between the National Association of Home Builder's (NAHB) Home Builders Institute and Delmar, Cengage Learning, the Residential Construction Academy Series is the perfect way to learn essential workplace skills for readers new to the building trades. Written in partnership with the Home Builders Institute, and endorsed by NAHB, RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: PLUMBING, 2E provides a step-by-step approach to residential plumbing installations based on national skill standards. Focusing on Green advancement in the plumbing trades, this book thoroughly explains the process of installing residential plumbing systems by exploring topics such as tools of the trade and proper safety measures and by offering various tips to increase readers' on-the-job productivity. Logically organized to build a foundation of knowledge, this book progresses from the installation of common fixtures to troubleshooting techniques that will aid readers.. An emphasis on creative layout and the importance of understanding code variations will foster readers' understanding of plumbing system installation that is based on typical situations as well as unique jobsite conditions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Electrical Essentials for Powerline Workers

Author: Wayne Van Soelen

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781401883584

Category: Technology

Page: 352

View: 6812

This unique text fills the need for a convenient, single-volume reference source on the electrical theory that is the foundation of an electrical utility system. The second edition includes updates to many technical points, describes the equipment and situations that lineworkers deal with daily, and features information on safety. The thorough explanation of theory increases the lineworker's knowledge of the system being operated and maintained. The material is presented in a chronological order, taking the reader from an overview of power systems through current technology affecting the operation of electrical utilities. Check out our app, DEWALT Mobile ProTM. 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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Codes Guidebook for Interiors

Author: Katherine E. Kennon,Sharon K. Harmon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119451132

Category: Architecture

Page: 576

View: 3782

Interior codes and standards reference of choice for designers and architects, updated and revised Completely revised and updated, the seventh edition of The Codes Guidebook to Interiors is the only book devoted exclusively to codes that are applicable to interior designers. The guide features jargon-free explanations of all the codes and standards that are relevant to designers and architects, including performance codes, building and finish standards, energy codes, and ADA standards. In addition, the dozens of examples and a greatly enhanced with a set of illustrations, including floor plans, that clearly show how codes apply to real-world project. Written by Katherine E. Kennon (a professional architect and facilities planner) and Sharon Koomen Harmon (a professional interior designer and educator) are experts on interior design and architecture codes. Updated coverage contains the most recent ICC codes, including the International Building Code and new material on the ICC International Green Construction Code, as well as the NFPA's most recent Life code. The authors address a wide-variety of building and project types (large and small) and they offer information on single family homes and historical and existing buildings. The seventh edition includes: Easy-to-navigate format geared toward the code process as a whole A step-by-step guide through the codes relevant at each stage in the design process The newest changes to the ADA Standards and ICC/ASI accessibility requirements A companion site that offers interactive checklists, flashcards, PowerPoint lecture slides, and an Instructor's Manual Having all applicable codes in a single resource saves hours of research time, and can dramatically reduce the potential for costly planning oversights. Whether renovation or new construction, small or large, codes apply to every project. The Codes Guidebook for Interiors provides designers with the comprehensive information they need to stay up-to-date.

Introduction to Health and Safety at Work

The Handbook for the Nebosh National General Certificate

Author: Phil Hughes,Ed Ferrett

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080970702

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 608

View: 1111

Learn more about health and safety with this NEBOSH-endorsed textbook, written and designed specifically to help you pass your course. Matched to the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (October 2009 specification) Practice NEBOSH questions and sample answers based on recent examinations at the end of each chapter allow you to test your knowledge and increase your understanding All relevant legislation is summarised for quick reference Introduction to Health and Safety at Work, 5th edition covers the basics of occupational safety and health. The book is the definitive handbook to the National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety from NEBOSH with each element of the syllabus explained in detail. To make studying easier, each chapter starts with learning outcomes and ends with questions taken from recent NEBOSH examinations. Specimen answers and a study skills chapter aid exam preparation. It is highly illustrated with over 60 new diagrams and photographs in full colour making learning easy for all. There is a companion website with editable training slides and illustrations to help tutors deliver health and safety courses. This book is a handy reference for managers and directors dealing with the day-to-day issues of health and safety and is also of great value to those studying for level 3 N/SVQ and the IOSH Managing Safely Award. It covers all the essential elements of health and safety management, the legal framework, risk assessment and control standards and includes checklists, report forms and record sheets. In addition, useful topics outside the syllabus have been included and an additional chapter to cover other aspects of health and safety and related topics that many readers will find helpful on completion of the course – construction activities, environmental considerations and international issues New in this edition: Fully restructured in line with new 2010 NEBOSH syllabus Inclusion of a summary of the Report on Health and Safety 'Common Sense Common Safety' by Lord Young Gives particular regard to changes in legislation relating to the Site Waste Management Plans Regulations, the Control of Artificial Radiation at Work Regulations, Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations (CHIP4) and the European Classification, Packaging and labelling regulations A chapter with guidance on searching the internet with a range of significant Occupational health and Safety Websites. There are dozens of internet references throughout the book Since the Practical Application NGC3 has been significantly revised, Chapter 20 includes a sample practical application based on the new scope and format A companion website with downloadable tutor and student support materials, including editable PowerPoint slides and a set of full colour electronic 'spot the hazard' inspection exercises is available at: www.routledge.com/cw/hughes Phil Hughes MBE, MSc, CFIOSH, is a former Chairman of NEBOSH (1995-2001), former President of IOSH (1990-1991) and runs his own consultancy. He received an MBE for services to health & safety and as a director of RoSPA, in the New Years Honours List 2005. Ed Ferrett PhD, BSc (Hons Eng), CEng, MIMechE, MIET, CMIOSH, is a former Vice Chairman of NEBOSH (1999-2008) and a lecturer on NEBOSH courses at Cornwall Business School of Cornwall College. He is a Chartered Engineer and a health and safety consultant.

Illustrated Guide to the National Electrical Code

Author: Charles R. Miller

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337515841

Category: Education

Page: 496

View: 2878

This uniquely effective guide helps readers master the 2017 National Electrical Code, using highly detailed, technically accurate illustrations to make even the most complex aspects of the code easier to understand and apply. An experienced author, educator, and master electrician, Charles Miller translates the often vague, complicated language of the 2017 NEC into clear, simple instructions accompanied by helpful visuals. Topics are organized logically and presented in a convenient, modular format for easy reference, beginning with fundamental concepts and progressing to requirements for various dwellings, from one-family homes to multi-family housing, commercial locations, and special occupancies. The Seventh Edition of this trusted resource provides thorough coverage of changes to the 2017 NEC, as well as numerous new and updated illustrations. Comprehensive coverage, an innovative learning approach perfect for today's visual learners, and accurate, up-to-date information make this valuable resource indispensable for beginning and experienced electricians, engineers, and other electrical professionals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.