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The Guidebook for Linemen and Cablemen, Second Edition

The Guidebook for Linemen and Cablemen, Second Edition

By Wayne Van Soelen

The much-needed solution to a gap experienced by instructors when preparing students for work on electrical utility circuits!

Price: $84.95
Product Code/ISBN: 9781111035013
Year: 2011
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 912
Publisher: Cengage Learning


Often referred to as "the Lineman's Bible", this book will give you what other resources won't: practical coverage of the equipment and situations that powerline workers are exposed to on a daily basis, with a focus on ensuring concepts are meaningful and applicable.

This book also pays special attention to the order in which topics are addressed; simple concepts are explained first, and the book then builds upon these fundamentals to explain more complex theories, thereby setting a strong foundation for clearly understanding key rules and regulations.

This text been updated to include the most current industry information available, including applications of recent technology.

This book also contains in-depth exploration of the mechanical aspects of the job, such as:

  • Working with rigging
  • Trucks
  • Stringing wire
  • And tree felling

The need for safety and training is highlighted throughout the book, giving you a powerful guide to learning the skills to construct, operate, and maintain the lines and cables in an electrical utility system.