Transmission Line Routing and Design


22nd-23rd August 2022 Asia / Middle East

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The Transmission Line Routing and Design is primarily designed to acquire an understanding of transmission line fundamental components & designing. Also, to present the most advanced methodologies and concepts to transmission lines Analysis. The address will externalize the structure along with the transmission line basics. Entrants will get an opportunity to understand the transmission market strategies, state of the art techniques & most importantly the foundation of transmission lines. In deeper depths, this course will provide you with the latest criteria and techniques that are used to design transmission lines substructure and composition. A total insight of understanding the line behavior and how to upgrade existing transmission lines, as well as overhead line parameters, including line series impedance and line, shut admittance. The salient agenda of this course is devised to meet interests & to further apprehend constructional features, maintenance and routine testing of the transmission lines. The participants will gain an understanding of typical tasks related to overhead line planning. Variations and Calculations of the insulation coordination method will also be discussed. Expert solutions will be elaborated and explained in the form of examples using traditional design methods along with the native problems in the transmission lines. This personalized course will guide network owners to ameliorate asset performance and assimilate for better reliability and lower costs. Already experienced individuals will certainly benefit from this course.

Learning Objectives

  • Elucidating Transmission line design, including components, major considerations, and constraints.
  • Familiarising with the codes and standards of sub-stations and transmission lines.
  • Deeply understanding circuits and configuration structures.
  • Being familiar with structure components and materials.
  • Learning about Insulation coordination methods, characteristics, and requirements.
  • Comprehending conductors, their conditions, variations, and calculations.
  • Basic concepts of structures and foundations.
  • Understanding Safety measurements & its practices
  • Design of Transmission Design and How they fit into integrated power system design?
  • Native problems of the Transmission Lines Industry.
  • Strength analysis of the transmission lines and the substructure design.




Transmission Line Routing and Design


1 Session: Power System


  • Transmission in electric power system
  • Electric power fundamental
2 Session : Transmission line basics


  • Overhead transmission line configuration
  • Single and Double circuits
  • Bundled conductor
  • Underbuild
  • Shield Wire
3 Session: Transmission line basics


  • Structure Types
  • Tangent Structures
  • Angles and Dead End structures
  • Guyed versus self-supporting dead end structures
4 Session: Structure components and Materials


  • Wood, Steel and Lattice towers
  • Cross arms and cross braced
  • Other structure components
  • Slip versus bolted connection
5 Session: Insulation


  • Porcelain
  • Toughened glass
  • Composite
6 Session: Conductor


  • Copper Conductorr
  • Aluminum Conductor
  • Steel Conductor
  • Bi-Metallic Conductor (ACSR – Aluminum conductor steel reinforced)
  • Composite Conductor
7 Session: Other transmission line components


  • Spacer Dampers
  • Vibration Dampers
  • Suspension clamp
  • Dead end
  • Marker Balls
8 Session: Foundation


  • Direct embedment
  • Concrete foundation
  • Anchors
  • Guying


9 Session: Transmission design process


  • Needs
  • Function requirements
10 Session: Design phases


  • Phase 1: Conceptual
  • Phase 2: Preliminary design (Definition)
  • Phase 3: Detailed design
  • Phase 4: Construction
11 Session: Transmission line design


  • Transmission design Products / deliverable
  • Stakeholders
12 Session: Transmission line design


  • Design tools
  • Technical standards and references
13 Session: Transmission line design inputs


  • Weather cases
  • Design criteria
  • Coordinate systems
14 Session: Line design


  • Line design terminology
  • Design criteria
  • Line layout best practices
15 Session: Line design


  • TSag and tension
  • Wood poles
  • Steel poles
16 Session


  • Route selection
  • Wrap up summary
  • Open Discussion



Our Trainer is a professional electrical engineer and a highly experienced and knowledgable with over 25 years of experience in the design, asset management and construction support of transmission and distribution lines at voltage levels from 25 to 500 kV. Work experience includes most aspects of transmission and distribution line design with specialization in the areas of line layout, routing, line design, project specifications, development of design standard, foundations and structure design, conductors, insulators, and hardware evaluation and selection. Significant expertise in the areas of transmission and distribution Asset Management including the development of maintenance standards, Asset Management policies and strategies, Asset Health Index and asset replacement and maintenance strategies. In the last 12 years, “I have been a consultant engineer and a team lead for several major transmission lines design projects within Canada including major utilities and consulting firms such as BC Hydro, SaskPower and SNC Lavalin to deliver transmission line projects. I have been also, the transmission lines subject matter export / Owner engineer for multiple major projects within Canada.”

He has facilitated many training courses, workshops and conferences related to transmission lines and has been involved in over 100 major transmission line routing/design and construction support in many countries. He has contributed to the development of Canadian technical standards for overhead conductors and insulators as part of the Canadian Standard Association (CSA), and participate as a member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Hold a bachelor degree in engineering science (Civil Engineering) and a Bachelor degree in electrical engineering from the University of Western Ontario in Ontario. Registered as a professional engineer with multiple provinces within Canada including BC and SK. Also, registered as a consultant engineer and have been active member of CSA and IEEE committees.





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The registration fee only covers the cost of all sessions & presentations. Fee is in USD and not inclusive of 6% Admin/Bank Charges. 




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