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320 Advanced Lineman Construction Engineering
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When: Tuesday, October 22, 2019
8:00 AM
Where: Electric Cooperative Training Center
955 Rumble Road
Forsyth, Georgia  31029
United States
Contact: Cathy Gatlin
(478) 992-6131

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One-day class, includes lunch

Required Course Material:  Basic Calculator, Pen / Pencil, Paper, 6” Ruler

Covers the fundamentals of designing an overhead power line.  Participants will learn the basic concept of staking a pole line and gain a better understanding of the line design process.  Discussion about legal liability will be covered.


  • Conductor Sag and Tension:
    • Ruling Span
    • Conductor Sag and Tension
  • Guying
    • Guy and Anchor Strengths
    • How to determine guy and anchor loading
    • How to improper guy leads effect pole loading
  • NESC Clearances
    • Discussion on Clearances
      • On the pole
        • Joint Attachments from Power
        • Lights, Antennas, Mast Pipes, URD Risers
      • Mid-Span Clearances
  • Determining Pole Heights and Class

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