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Recommended practice for fiber-reinforced polymer products for overhead utility line structures [electronic resource] / prepared by the Task Committee on Fiber-Reinforced Composite Structures for Overhead Lines of the Structural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Author/Creator:
American Society of Civil Engineers. Subcommittee on Fiber-Reinforced Composite Structures for Overhead Lines.
Publication:
[Reston, Va.] : American Society of Civil Engineers, c2003.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (89 p.)
Series:
ASCE manuals and reports on engineering practice ; no. 104.
ASCE manuals and reports on engineering practice ; no. 104
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Subjects:
Electric lines -- Poles and towers -- Design and construction.
Electric lines -- Poles and towers -- Materials.
Fiber-reinforced plastics.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
""CONTENTS""; ""1 STRUCTURES AND APPLICATIONS""; ""1.1 Introduction""; ""1.2 Structure Configurations""; ""1.2.1 Cantilevered Structures""; ""1.2.2 Guyed Structures""; ""1.2.3 Framed Structures""; ""1.2.4 Combined Structures""; ""1.2.5 Latticed Tower Structures""; ""1.3 Applications""; ""1.3.1 Transmission and Distribution Structures""; ""1.3.2 Substation Structures""; ""1.3.3 Lighting Supports, Highway Signs, and Traffic Signal Structures""; ""1.3.4 Communications Structures""; ""2 INITIAL CONSIDERATIONS""; ""2.1 Introduction""; ""2.2 Physical Considerations""; ""2.3 Guying""
""2.4 Grounding""""2.5 Deflection""; ""2.6 Transportation and Erection""; ""2.7 Climbing""; ""2.8 Attached Items""; ""2.9 Aesthetic Considerations""; ""2.10 Load Testing""; ""2.11 Durability""; ""2.12 Foundations""; ""3 MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING PROCESSES""; ""3.1 Introduction""; ""3.1.1 Definition of FRP""; ""3.1.2 Benefits""; ""3.1.3 Composition""; ""3.2 Materials""; ""3.2.1 Polymer Resin Matrix""; ""3.2.2 Fiber Reinforcements""; ""3.2.3 Protective Material Systems""; ""3.3 Manufacturing Processes""; ""3.3.1 Pultrusion""; ""3.3.2 Filament Winding""; ""3.3.3 Centrifugal Casting""
""3.3.4 Resin Infusion""""4 DESIGN LOADS""; ""4.1 Introduction""; ""4.2 Load Considerations for Transmission and Distribution Overhead Construction""; ""4.3 Wood Pole Equivalent Design Loads""; ""5 PERFORMANCE-BASED CRITERIA FOR FRP PRODUCTS AND MATERIALS""; ""5.1 Introduction""; ""5.2 Designing FRP Products""; ""5.3 Poles""; ""5.3.1 Mechanical Properties""; ""5.3.2 Durability""; ""5.4 Connections""; ""5.4.1 Step Attachments""; ""5.4.2 Guying Attachments""; ""5.4.3 Ground Wire Attachments""; ""5.4.4 Slip Joints""; ""5.4.5 Flange and Other Mechanical Joints""; ""5.4.6 Foundations""
""6 SUGGESTED GUIDELINES FOR PERFORMANCE-BASED TESTS""""6.1 Introduction""; ""6.2 Recommended Mechanical Tests""; ""6.2.1 Static Bending (Horizontal Loading) Test""; ""6.2.2 Bolt Torque Test""; ""6.2.3 Bolt Pull-Through Test""; ""6.2.4 Direct Load Shear Test""; ""6.2.5 Field Drillability Test""; ""6.2.6 Step Bolt Compatibility Test""; ""6.3 Optional Mechanical Tests""; ""6.3.1 Torsional Load Test""; ""6.4 Surface Durability Tests""; ""6.4.1 Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation Tests""; ""6.4.2 Coating Tests""; ""6.5 Electrical Tests""; ""7 QUALITY ASSURANCE""; ""7.1 Introduction""
""7.2 Design and Drawings""""7.3 Manufacturing Process""; ""7.4 Material Standards Conformance""; ""7.5 Tolerances""; ""7.6 Surface Coatings""; ""7.7 Inspection During Manufacture""; ""7.8 Shipping and Receiving""; ""7.9 Rejection""; ""7.10 Full-Scale Structure Testing""; ""7.11 Installation and Maintenance""; ""8 ASSEMBLY AND ERECTION""; ""8.1 Introduction""; ""8.2 Pole Structures""; ""8.2.1 Handling""; ""8.2.2 Hauling""; ""8.2.3 Framing""; ""8.2.4 Field Drilling""; ""8.2.5 Erection""; ""8.2.6 Climbing""; ""8.3 Foundations""; ""8.3.1 Direct Embedment""; ""8.3.2 Anchor Base""; ""8.4 Storage""
""9 IN-SERVICE CONSIDERATIONS""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-7844-7095-2