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First published in 1928, The Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook has shown generations of line and cable workers how to construct, operate, and maintain electrical transmission and distribution lines, both overhead and underground. Now updated for today’s professionals, the new Eleventh Edition explains the basic principles, equipment, standards, and safety regulations required for optimal on-the-job performance.
Filled with over 1500 illustrations, this classic presents unsurpassed coverage of electrical systems, substations, circuits, structures, and construction specifications.
The Eleventh Edition features:
Get Quick Access to Every Distribution and Transmission Topic:
* Elementary Electrical Principles * Electric Systems * Substations * Transmission Circuits * Distribution Circuits * Construction Specifications * Wood-Pole Structures * Aluminum, Fiberglass, Concrete, 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
James E. Mack (Moline, IL) is Manager, Operations Support, at the Mid-American Energy Company. He is an active committee member of the Missouri Valley Electrical Association. He is a member of IEEE and NSPE.