NEW COVERAGE OF FIBER OPTICS CABLEAND UNDERGROUND INSTALLATIONS! The ONLY comprehensive reference to distribution and transmission line technology Since 1928 line and cable workers have turned to this blockbuster resource for unparalleled coverage of the basic principles and best procedures for the construction, operation, and maintenance of overhead and underground electronic distribution and transmission lines. This fully-updated tenth edition, the only reference of its type available anywhere, provides more information and help than ever, offering: * More than 1,000 pages of up-to-the minute coverage * More than 1,300 illustrations * Updates to OSHA standard and updated references to NESC, NEC, ANSI, and ASTM electrical standards * Expanded coverage of modern safety procedures and regulations * Comprehensive coverage of new materials and products for line and cable systems, including automated maintenance procedures * Important information on distribution automation * Valuable coverage of helicopter-assisted maintenance of energized high-voltage transmission lines This one-of-a-kind handbook will help you construct, operate, and maintain both overhead and underground electric transmissions and distribution lines at peak efficiency. It will help you avoid costly errors, diagnose and repair failures, and ensure optimum safety through sound preventative practices. THE INDUSTRY "BIBLE" SINCE 1928!Shoemaker, Thomas M. is the author of 'Lineman¬s and Cableman¬s Handbook', published 2002 under ISBN 9780071362405 and ISBN 0071362401.