Webinar: Wood Utility Poles

  • 8 Sep 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (CDT)
  • Online - You will receive a link and access code.

Registration

  • For Corporate Gold Members ONLY: This is a flat fee for up to 10 employees. First employee is listed as the primary registrant, the remaining four will be listed as guests, in order to receive the whole group price.
  • For Corporate Silver Members ONLY: This is a flat fee for up to 5 employees. First employee is listed as the primary registrant, the remaining four will be listed as guests, in order to receive the whole group price.
  • As a member, you have received a $30 per webinar discount.

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Utility LDPros Webinar Series

Wood
Utility Poles

Sept. 8, 2020 • 10:00 AM CDT

The Association for Utility Line Design Professionals (UtilityLDPros) is offering this webinar to help utility line design professionals understand the characteristics and application of natural wood poles on overhead utility lines. Participants will learn about wood as a structural material, the pros and cons of wood for utility lines, industry use of wood poles, wood preservation treatment types and methods, specifications for wood pole manufacture and testing, and the application of NESC rules to the structural design of wood pole lines.


Webinar Highlights:
  • What species of wood poles are most commonly used for utility line applications? Why?

  • What are the pros and cons of wood as a material for overhead utility line structures?

  • What information is contained in the ANSI Standard O5.1 for wood poles?

  • What types of chemical preservatives are most commonly used for utility poles?

  • How is pole class determined?

  • How do the requirements of the NESC apply to wood poles?

  • What are the most common modes of wood pole failure?

  • What basic information should be included in a wood pole purchase specification?

Webinar Leader:

Erich Schoennagel, P.E. is an experienced engineer and manager with over 38 years in the electric utility industry. Erich is a retired manager and engineer with CenterPoint Energy.  He managed the Transmission Project Engineering group, which served the company’s needs for transmission system design, substation and telecom site improvement, and civil engineering for transmission, substation, distribution, and telecom structures.


Webinar Registration Options:
Individual Pricing
Non-Member Cost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $110

Member Cost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$  90

Corporate Pricing:

Silver - up to 5 registrants  . . . . . . . . . . . . $300

Gold - up to 10 registrants . . . . . . . . . . . . $500

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