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MS Transmission/Distribution Lines (2017-06-22)

Underground and Overhead electrical transmission lines.

# of questions - 50

% to pass - 70

Time allowed - 2 hours

The reference material listed below was used to prepare the questions for this examination.  The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available.  For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.

These products apply to test outline dated 2017-06-22



Open Book These books are allowed while taking your test.
Closed Book These books are for pre-test study only and are not available for use during the test.

  • Open Book

    National Electrical Safety Code 2012

    Publication Year: 2012

    $243.91

  • Open Book

    Blank Quick Reference Tabs

    $11.19

  • Open Book

    NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) Handbook 2014

    Publication Year: 2014

    $184.50

    Contractor resources made simple with this one-stop source for the National Electrical Code. The 2014 NEC Handbook from NFPA does much more than bring you up-to-code, it also explains the reasoning behind NEC concepts, provides real-world examples, and gives you the background behind all Code revisions, so you can have the most up to date Code information on the market! A must have!!

  • Open Book

    Ugly's Electrical References 2020

    Publication Year: 2020

    $25.00

    Ugly’s Electrical References, 2020 Edition is the essential on-the-job reference tool for electrical industry professionals.

    The 2020 Edition offers the most pertinent, up-to-date information for electricians, including updated National Electric Code (NEC) and table change information, mathematical formulas; National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) wiring configurations; a conduit bending guide, ampacity and conduit fill information, transformer and control circuit wiring diagrams, and conversion tables.

    The 2020 Edition:
    Reflects changes to the 2020 NEC
    Features expanded coverage of the following topics:
    Junction Box size calculations
    Selecting, testing, and using multimeters to measure voltage, resistance, and current
    Selecting, testing, and using a clamp-on ammeter to measure current
    Selecting, testing, and using a non-contact voltage tester

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    Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook 13th Edition

    $110.00

    Thoroughly updated to reflect the 2017 National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®), this authoritative 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. Throughout, detailed illustrations and photos make it easy to understand the material, and self-test questions and exercises reinforce key concepts.

    The Lineman’s and Cableman’s Handbook, Thirteenth Edition, covers:

    Electrical principles * Electric systems * Substations * Transmission and distribution circuits * Construction specifications * Wood, aluminum, concrete, fiberglass, and steel structures and poles * Distribution automation and the smart grid * 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 * Grounding * Protective grounds * Street lighting * Underground systems * Laying conduit * Manhole construction * Pulling and splicing cable * 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 wood poles * Protective equipment * OSHA 1910.269 * Resuscitation * Pole-top and bucket truck rescue * And much more!