Keeping Poles Straight and Wires Up Course (PF5)


The mechanics of overhead circuits: the forces that act on poles and wires, and how we keep them in balance. We also address the impact of climate—summer winds and winter ice—on the design of pole lines.

Course Code: PF5

Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Electric Power Course

Runtime: 15 minutes


Who should take it: Non-technical staff (support and managerial) and people who service and partner with power distribution companies. Also useful for industry professionals who may need to refresh their understanding of basic concepts.