The Lineman's And Cableman's Handbook - 14th Edition, 2023

Thoroughly updated to reflect the 2023 National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®), this classic resource explains the principles and practices of electric transmission and distribution line construction, operation, and maintenance. You will get comprehensive coverage of the newest equipment, techniques, and procedures along with current OSHA, ANSI, and ASTM regulations. Detailed illustrations and photos make it easy to understand the material, and self-test questions and exercises reinforce key concepts. An industry standard since 1928, this guide also serves as a valuable on-the-job reference for electric transmission and distribution grid system professionals.

Electrical principles
Electric systems
Construction specifications
Wood-pole, aluminum, concrete, fiberglass, and steel structures
Distribution automation
Emergency system restoration
Unloading, hauling, erecting, setting, and guying poles
Insulators, crossarms, and conductor supports
Line conductors
Distribution transformers
Lightning and surge protection
Fuses and substation relays
Switches, sectionalizers, and reclosers
Voltage regulators
Transmission tower erection
Stringing, sagging, and joining line conductors
Live-line maintenance
Street lighting
Underground distribution
Vegetation management
Distribution transformer installation
Electrical drawing symbols
Single-line and schematic diagrams
Voltage regulation
Units of measurement, electrical definitions, electrical formulas, and calculations
Maintenance of transmission and distribution lines
Rope, knots, splices, and gear
Climbing and wood poles
Protective equipment
OSHA 1910.269
Pole-top and bucket rescue


Publisher: McGraw Hill; 14th edition (January 26, 2023)
Language: English
Hardcover: 1056 pages
ISBN-10: 1264268181
ISBN-13: 9781264268184
Item Weight: 3.69 pounds
Dimensions: 7.74 x 1.5 x 9.44 inches

Replacement for the 13th edition, ISBN: 9780071850032