The Guidebook for Linemen and Cablemen
- AUTHOR: Wayne Van Soelen
- ISBN-13: 9781111035013
- Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
- 816 Pages Hardcover
- 2nd Edition | Previous Editions: 2006
- ©2012 Published
- Prices are valid only in the respective region
The Guidebook for Linemen and Cablemen, 2nd Edition is the much-needed solution to a gap experienced by instructors when preparing students for work on electrical utility circuits. Packaged as a convenient, single-volume reference guide on the operation of electrical utility systems, this book will give your students what other resources won't: practical coverage of the equipment and situations that powerline 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, giving your students a powerful guide to learning the skills to construct, operate, and maintain the lines and cables in an electrical utility system. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. 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.
1. Essentials for powerline workers.
2. Electrical units.
3. Electrical power system overview.
5. Alernating currents.
6. Three-phase circuits.
7. Awareness in an electrical environment.
8. Constructing overhead powerlines.
9. Constructing underground powerlines.
10. Working with conductors and cables.
11. Operating switch gear.
12. Circuit protection.
13. Installing grounds.
15. Supplying quality power.
16. Working with aerial devices.
17. Rigging in powerline work.
18. Working it hot.
19. Outdoor lighting.
20. Revenue metering.
21. Tree work.