Moving The Earth: The Workbook of Excavation Sixth Edition

Moving The Earth: The Workbook of Excavation Sixth Edition

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The definitive guide to earthmoving and machines--fully updated qThe most comprehensive source of basic excavation information available.q -- Construction Methods a Equipment qThe down-in-the-dirt standard work for the excavation industry.q -- Military Engineer Completely revised throughout for the latest methods, equipment, and regulations, Moving the Earth, Sixth Edition is the industry-standard source of practical expertise for the excavation and construction industries. This all-inclusive workbook covers every aspect of site preparation and management, and details every machine and vehicle needed to perform each task. The Sixth Edition includes new information on international developments in earthwork construction, updated OSHA excavation safety standards, and both SI and U.S. customary units. Detailed and comprehensive, this practical, on-the-job guide is as indispensable as your hard hat. THE WORK: Land clearing and controls Surveys and measurements Rock, soil, and mud Basements Ditching and dewatering Ponds and earth dams Landscaping and agricultural grading Roadways Blasting and tunneling Pit operation Costs and management THE MACHINES: Basic information Revolving shovels and excavators Conveyor machinery Tractors and bulldozers Front-end loaders Scrapers and trucks Grading and compacting machinery Compressors and drills Auxiliary equipmentThe definitive guide to excavation practice, updated with the latest requirements and regulations The Sixth Edition of Moving the Earth provides hands-on information about all current excavation practices and regulations.

Title:Moving The Earth: The Workbook of Excavation Sixth Edition
Author:Herbert Nichols, David Day
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2010-05-06


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