Transmission Line Lightning Performance

PES November 20, 2013 PROGRAM

Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Refreshments: 5:30 to 6:00 PM
Meeting: 6:00 to 7:00 PM

Earn 1.0 CPD Hours

Location: AEP Office, Conference Room 2C, 700 Morrison Road, Gahanna, Ohio 43230

Abstract: This presentation will explore how engineering decisions affect transmission circuits’ lightning performance.

Presenter: Eric K. Engdahl is a Staff Engineer in American Electric Power’s Transmission Line Standards Group
Eric K. Engdahl is a Staff Engineer in American Electric Power’s Transmission Line Standards Group in Columbus, Ohio, U.S. He is responsible for transmission line related engineering and material specifications and has an active role in AEP’s approach to Transmission Line asset management. Eric is an EEI principal representative to the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) and is currently chairman of NESC subcommittee 4 (Clearances), a principal member of NESC subcommittee 1 (Scope and Definitions) and is a member of the NESC Interpretation subcommittee. He is active within the industry in lightning and ground and insulator research and their impacts upon overhead transmission line reliability. Eric is an active participant in the ESMOL (Engineering in Safety, Maintenance, and Operations of Lines) 516 Live Line subcommittee. Eric holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Ohio University and is a registered Professional Engineer in Ohio.

Please RSVP to Richard Smelker by email to rdsmelker@aep.com
Or by phone at 614-552-1697
by 1:00PM, November 18, 2013

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