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.
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The only comprehensive reference to distribution and transmission line technology. Line and cable workers have depended on this essential resource since the First Edition appeared in 1928. Now, close to seven decades later, this fully up-to-date Ninth Edition, the only book of its type available anywhere, provides more information and help than ever. It gives you: More than 1,000 pages of up-to-the-minute coverate of basic principles and best procedures; More than 1,500 illustrations; Important accident- and injury-prevention information, including new data based on the authors' extensive research; Updates on OSHA, National electrical Safety Code, and other standards; Comprehensive coverage of new materials and products for line and cable systems, including automated maintenance procedures; New information on distribution automation; Expanded information on helicopter-assisted maintenance of energized high-voltage transmission lines. This practical handbook will help you construct, operate, and maintain both overhead and underground electric transmission and distribution lines at peak efficiency. It will also help you avoid costly errors, diagnose and repair failures, and ensure optimum safety through sound preventive practices.About the Author:
Edward Kurtz (deceased) was Professor and Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Iowa.
Thomas Shoemaker is a retired consulting electrical engineer and a lifetime Senior Member of the IEEE
James Mack is Manager of Operations Support for Mid-American Energy Company. Mr. Mack is an active committee member of the Electric Power Research Institute.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Companies. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0070360111 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0023839
Book Description McGraw-Hill Companies, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110070360111
Book Description McGraw-Hill Companies, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 9th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070360111