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EUT 104 - Overhead and Underground Systems, Hardware, and Equipment

4 Credits, 5 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 2 lab periods

Procedures for working in the overhead and underground distribution components. Includes pole hardware, overhead conductors, porcelain and polymer equipment, overhead transformers, underground equipment installation, electrical utility disciplines, and safety.

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify pole hardware and installation techniques.
  2. Identify overhead conductors and use proper splicing techniques.
  3. Identify various types of porcelain or polymer equipment and overhead, and underground installation techniques.
  4. Demonstrate the hook up of electrical connections to overhead transformers and test for proper voltage.
  5. Install underground cables, transformers, and switchgear with proper techniques.
  6. Explain utility disciplines as it relates to the specific crafts.
  7. Describe safety as it relates to the electric utility industry.

  1. Pole Hardware
    1. Overhead conductors
    2. Down guys and risers
    3. Various  bolt, nuts, and washers
    4. Installation techniques
  2. Overhead Conductors
    1. Transmission
    2. Distribution
    3. Primary and secondary
    4. Spicing techniques
  3. Porcelain or Polymer Equipment
    1. Insulators
    2. Arrestors
    3. Cutouts
    4. Overhead and underground installation techniques
  4. Overhead Transformers
    1. Single phase connections
    2. Three phase connections
    3. Test for voltage
  5. Underground Equipment Installation
    1. Transformers
    2. Switchgear
    3. Cable
  6. Electrical Utility Disciplines
    1. Lineman/cableman
      1. Climbing equipment
      2. Pole setting
    2. Substation electrician
    3. Journeyman meterman technician
    4. Electronics technician
    5. Relay technician
    6. Journeyman shop electrician
  7. Safety
    1. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    2. Equipment and personal grounding protection
    3. Tail board briefing
    4. Handline
      1. Makeup
      2. Use
      3. Storage

Effective Term:
Spring 2014

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