Use of LiDAR to improve reliability using PLS-CADD­­­™ – Introduction


Course objectives

  • Introduction to LiDAR derived modelling and PLS-CADD­­­™
  • Initial examination of PLS-CADD­­­™ to improve reliability and utilisation, including reconductoring and line re-rating
  • Initial examination of PLS-CADD­­­™ for new line optimisation
  • Initial examination of PLS Tower/Pole, including optimisation of PLS Tower/Pole models

Course Dates

Course Location

NM Group Technology Centre
North Yorkshire
United Kingdom

Course Content

  • Terminology
  • Menu items and functionality of PLS-CADD­­­™
  • LiDAR data and its function in PLS-CADD­­­™ modelling
  • Importing LiDAR data
  • Defining feature codes
  • Defining weather load cases
  • Using cable files
  • Introduction to re-rating
  • Hands on exercises
  • Use of PLS-CADD­­­™ for re-configuration
  • Hands on exercises
  • Construction reports
  • Hands on exercises
  • Initial look at applications of PLS Tower/Pole
  • Hands on exercises

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