Temporary Structures

4.0 2 Reviews SKU: TDTES00CENDuration: 60 Minutes

The purpose of this course is to describe why and how temporary structures may be used to support transmission lines. Circumstances that could lead to a need for temporary structures are presented, and positioning, assembly, and guying of a temporary structure are demonstrated. How to transfer lines to a temporary structure is also explained. At the conclusion of this course, participants should understand why temporary structures are sometimes used. They should understand how to position, assemble, and guy a temporary structure. They should also be able to explain how to safely transfer transmission lines to a temporary structure.

Course Details


Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Introduction
  • Describe the types of permanent transmission structures.
  • Identify the components of a permanent structure.
  • State conditions that can lead to a permanent structure failure.
  • Identify factors that must be considered before a temporary structure is built.
  • Planning Temporary Structures
  • Identify factors that should be considered in planning for the construction of a temporary structure.
  • Foundations and Anchors
  • Describe the functions of temporary structure foundations and anchors.
  • Describe types of foundations and anchors used to build temporary structures.
  • Tower Assembly and Erection
  • Describe factors that determine where a tower is assembled.
  • Describe the components of a typical tower.
  • Describe methods of erecting a tower.
  • Tower Assembly, Part 1
  • Describe a general procedure for the installation of foundations and anchors for a temporary structure.
  • Describe a general procedure for tower assembly.
  • Tower Assembly, Part 2 and Line Attachment
  • Describe a general procedure for erecting the first and second towers of a four-tower temporary structure.
  • Explain how to attach one phase of transmission line.

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