Electrical Essentials for Powerline Workers, 2nd Edition

  • Wayne Van Soelen
  • ISBN-10: 1401883583  |  ISBN-13: 9781401883584
  • 352 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2000
  • © 2005 | Published
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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.

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Features and Benefits

  • updated safety coverage teaches power lineworkers how to minimize the risk of field injuries while helping employers meet important legal safety regulations
  • provides a unique, one-stop resource that enables power lineworkers to effectively meet the day to day challenges of their jobs
  • ample illustrations offer clear examples of technical procedures for better understanding and retention
  • text side-bars that feature topic headings so readers can quickly locate specific content make this an excellent field guide that can be referred to again and again
  • text side-bars contain topic headings to aid reader in quickly locating specific content

Table of Contents

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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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 1401883591 | ISBN-13: 9781401883591)