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General Order 64-A

 

Appendix B

 

Mechanical And Loading Data For Conductors

 

TABLE 19

CHARACTERISTICS OF HARD DRAWN COPPER COVERED STEEL WIRE SOLID BAR

WIND AND ICE LOADS

Size A.W.G

Diameter, inches

Area of conductor Square Inch

Ultimate tension in pounds

Loading Per Linear Foot of Conductor, Pounds

Light Loading District

Heavy Loading District

Vertical Conductor only

Horizontal -Wind, 8 lbs per square foot

Resultant Load

Vertical, Conductor + inch Ice

Horizontal -Wind 6 Lbs per Sq. Ft. on Conductor + inch Ice

Resultant Load

0

0.325

0.0829

5,700

0.293

0.216

0.364

0.805

0.662

1.040

1

.289

.0657

4,800

.231

.192

.300

.720

.644

0.965

2

.258

.0521

4,000

.184

.172

.252

.654

.629

.907

4

.204

.0328

2,650

.116

.136

.179

.552

.602

.817

6

.162

.0206

1,800

.073

.108

.130

.484

.581

.756

8

.128

.0129

1,200

.046

.085

.096

.435

.564

.713

9

.114

.0102

970

.037

.076

.085

.418

.557

.696

10

.102

.0081

800

.029

.068

.074

.402

.551

.682

12

.081

.0052

520

.018

.054

.057

.379

.540

.660