Transmission Line Design

Learn a wide variety of design subjects at a level appropriate to those relatively new to the area of transmission line design. Explore the fundamentals for the electrical, civil and structural design components of electric transmission lines. Examine industry practices, technical requirements, configuration philosophies, design practices, information resources and work procedures. Topics covered include conductor types, sag and tension calculations, insulation and hardware, structure loading, codes and standards, clearances, foundations, ice and wind loading, and environmental coordination.

This course can be applied to the Electrical Engineering Certificate.


Doug Proctor

Mr. Proctor, president of D. Proctor Engineering, Inc. has over 40 years of engineering, project management, and construction management experience on transmission, substation, and distribution projects throughout the United States and overseas. Doug has been responsible for initial project planning ... read more

Who Should Attend

Engineers, supervisors, drafting personnel, contract managers, consultants, managers, analysts, designers, engineers and technicians involved with the design, development or utilization of transmission lines

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Examine industry and design practices, technical requirements, configuration philosophies, and resources and procedures
  • Understand mechanical loads on structures and foundation design

Date: Tue-Wed, Nov 7-8, 2023

Delivery Method: In-person

Time: 8am-4:30pm CT

Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Doug Proctor


$1,495 by Oct 24, 2023
$1,525 after Oct 24, 2023

CEUs: 1.5, PDHs: 15

Enrollment Limit: 25

Program Number: 4840-15576

Registration Deadline: Oct 31, 2023

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