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.
Chapter 1 Electrical Power System Overview
Chapter 2 Electrical Units
Chapter 3 Alternating Current (AC)
Chapter 4 Three-Phase Circuits
Chapter 5 Circuit Protection
Chapter 6 Working in an Electrical Environment
Chapter 7 Installing and Removing Protective Grounds
Chapter 8 Supplying Quality Power
Chapter 9 Conductors and Cable
Chapter 10 Transformers
Chapter 11 Street-Lighting Systems
Chapter 12 Revenue Metering
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.
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