Transmission Line Design (Volume I) - Planning

Course Number: E-4049
Credit: 4 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Lee Layton, P.E.
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Overview

In Transmission Line Design (Volume I) - Planning, you'll learn ...

  • Transmission line siting considerations
  • The purpose, preparation, content and utility of transmission line plan-profile drawings
  • Methods to reduce the risk of cascading transmission line structures due to broken wires
  • Considerations when placing underbuild distribution or communications circuits on transmission lines

Overview

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Credit: 4 PDH

Length: 64 pages

This 4-hour course is the first in a series of courses on the design of medium voltage electrical transmission lines. This first course addresses the factors to consider when locating a transmission line, including the preparation of plan and profile drawings and the evaluation of transmission loading.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • The process of transmission line siting
  • Permits, easements, licenses, franchises, and authorizations that commonly need to be obtained for transmission lines
  • How to develop and use plan and profile drawings
  • How to develop a sag template
  • The loading issues related to transmission lines
  • The NESC loading zones
  • Extreme ice and wind loads
  • The applicable strength factors for line design
  • The factors related to distribution underbuild
  • How underbuild will influence maximum spans

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 25 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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