Design of EHV Steel Tower Transmission Lines

by W.O. Petersen,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 1, Pg. 39-66

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Niagara-Adirondack Tie Line of New York State Power Authority discussed is rated at 345 kv and is designed for operation at voltages up to 380 kv; subsurface conditions; selection of basic tower type; determination of special structures; application characteristics of all structure types used on line; tower location criteria; electrical requirements and code regulations; tower and foundation design; full-size tower tests described; digital computer applications in design of transmission towers.

Subject Headings: Power transmission towers | Steel | Power transmission | Foundation design | Electric power | Standards and codes | Computer software | Power transmission lines | Subsurface environment | North America | United States | New York

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