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Power Line Worker Level 2: Distribution Trainee Guide, 1st edition


Published by Pearson (February 8th 2012) - Copyright © 2012

1st edition

Power Line Worker Level 2: Distribution Trainee Guide

ISBN-13: 9780132730341

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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Alternating Current and Three-Phase Systems, Introduction to Aerial Distribution Equipment, Cable and Conductor Installation and Removal, Underground Residential Distribution Systems (URDs), Overhead and URD Service Installations, and Distribution Line Maintenance.

Table of contents

(Total Level Hours: 157.5)


Alternating Current and Three-Phase Systems (17.5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-274259-7

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-274266-5

Introduces the development of both single- and three-phase alternating current. Analyzes the relationship of AC phases and

introduces key components used to refine AC power. Discusses the operation of transformers and introduces trainees to

advanced AC concepts such as reactive power and the power factor. (Module ID 80201-11)


Aerial Distribution Equipment (25 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-274260-3

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-274268-9

Identifies the various equipment components found on overhead distribution system poles and describes the function

of each, including transformers, reclosers, fuses, sectionalizers, capacitor banks, and voltage regulators. (Module ID 80202-



Cable and Conductor Installation and Removal (20 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-274261-0

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-274269-6

Describes the types of conductors and cables used in overhead and underground residential distribution systems and the

equipment and procedures used to install and remove them. Includes methods used to splice conductors. (Module ID



Underground Residential Distribution (URD) Systems (30 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-274263-4

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-274271-9

Describes the methods used to distribute power in residential and commercial subdivisions, including the equipment used in

the process, such as pad-mount transformers and switchgear. The module covers the components and methods used to

connect primary and secondary power, as well as the protective devices used in URD systems and methods used to locate and

repair buried cables. (Module ID 80204-11)


Overhead and URD Service Installations (15 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-274264-1

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-274272-6

Describes the metho

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