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Lineman and Cableman's Handbook (Lineman's & Cableman's Handbook) Hardcover – 1 Aug 2006

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The Only Comprehensive Guide to Distribution and Transmission Line Technology -- Updated with New NEC Rules and Technical Advances

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:

  • All the guidance needed to maintain systems at peak capacity, avoid costly errors, diagnose and repair power failures, and ensure safety
  • Contents updated to reflect OSHA, NESC, ANSI, and ASTM standards
  • This new material: the latest techniques for emergency system restoration, aerial cable construction, padmount capacitors, padmount dead-front switchgear, and composite core conductors

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

About the Author

Thomas M. Shoemaker (Clearwater, FL) is a consulting electrical engineer and Lifetime Senior Member of the IEEE.

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.

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I purchased this book because is was recommended reading in preparation for the Arizona A-17 exam. The information in this book is essential to prepare for this exam. It was very informative and the illustrations were very helpful. I recommend this book for anyone needing supplemental information pertaining to utility work.
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This book is very informative, realistic, easy to understand and very up to date. I have recommended it to others in the field. If most technical books were like that we may hardly have need for tutors.

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I carry this manual with me all the time ... great reference book. Would highly recommend to anyone in the electrical business.
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For those professional electrical designers that have not had the opportunity to obtain field experience in electrical transmission line installation, this book provides much information and assistance.
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