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Have you taken elementary structural analysis?  So find a picture
in a book and get started.  The ones in my area are typically
constructed from steel angle.  Make a guess at a height, scale other
dimensions from the picture and design it parametrically based on an
unknown line tension load in combination with applicable wind/seismic/live/dead/etc loads. It's just a 3D truss. What's to
know about the analysis?

As far as design, that (in theory) depends on the applicable
codes, but it's typically a steel truss, so go with AISC and
your numbers won't be too far wrong.  Look for ASCE 10-97 in
your library/bookstore/online if you must have a transmission
structure specific design.

Google is your friend.

Charley

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Charles Hamilton, PhD EIT               Faculty Fellow
Department of Civil and                 Phone: 949.824.3752
    Environmental Engineering           FAX:   949.824.2117
University of California, Irvine        Email: chamilto(--nospam--at)uci.edu




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