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New Edition of ASCE Manual of Practice 74 Provides the Latest Guidance on Transmission Line Design

Parul Dubey on September 1, 2020 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

Reston, Va. – ASCE’s latest manual of practice, Guidelines for Electrical Transmission Line Structural Loading, MOP 74, Fourth Edition, provides the most current and relevant loading concepts and applications specific to transmission line design. A valuable resource for the development of a loading philosophy for electrical transmission structures, the information presented can be applied to an individual project or at a regional level.

This new publication offers up-to-date techniques for quantifying weather-related loads, uniform procedures and definitions and updated techniques for quantifying wire system and other non-weather-related loads, and much more.

MOP 74, Fourth Edition, will be an important guide to engineers involved in electrical utility and structural engineering.

To purchase online visit the ASCE Bookstore

Limited review copies are available for book reviews. Please contact Kevin Higgins, khiggins@asce.org; phone 703-295-6266.

 
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Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers represents more than 150,000 civil engineers worldwide and is America’s oldest national engineering society. ASCE works to raise awareness of the need to maintain and modernize the nation’s infrastructure using sustainable and resilient practices, advocates for increasing and optimizing investment in infrastructure, and improve engineering knowledge and competency.

 

 

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