Moving The Earth: The Workbook of Excavation Sixth Edition / Edition 6

Moving The Earth: The Workbook of Excavation Sixth Edition / Edition 6

by Herbert Nichols, David Day, Nichols Herbert
     
 

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ISBN-10: 007150267X

ISBN-13: 9780071502672

Pub. Date: 05/14/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

The definitive guide to earthmoving and machines--fully updated

"The most comprehensive source of basic excavation information available." -- Construction Methods & Equipment

"The down-in-the-dirt standard work for the excavation industry." -- Military Engineer

Completely revised throughout for the latest methods, equipment,

Overview

The definitive guide to earthmoving and machines--fully updated

"The most comprehensive source of basic excavation information available." -- Construction Methods & Equipment

"The down-in-the-dirt standard work for the excavation industry." -- 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 equipment

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071502672
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
05/14/2010
Edition description:
Net
Pages:
1232
Sales rank:
219,751
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

PREFACE TO FIFTH EDITION

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

INTRODUCTION TO FIRST EDITION

Part 1 - The Work

Chapter 1: Land Clearing and Controls

Chapter 2: Surveys and Measurements

Chapter 3: Rock, Soil, and Mud

Chapter 4: Basements

Chapter 5: Ditching and Dewatering

Chapter 6: Ponds and Earth Dams

Chapter 7: Landscaping and Agricultural Grading

Chapter 8: Roadways

Chapter 9: Blasting and Tunneling

Chapter 10: Pit Operation

Chapter 11: Costs and Management

Part 2 - The Machines

Chapter 12: Basic Information

Chapter 13: Revolving Shovels and Excavators

Chapter 14: Conveyor Machinery

Chapter 15: Tractors and Bulldozers

Chapter 16: Front-End Loaders

Chapter 17: Scrapers

Chapter 18: Trucks

Chapter 19: Grading and Compacting Machinery

Chapter 20: Compressors and Drills

Chapter 21: Auxiliary Equipment

APPENDIX

GLOSSARY

INDEX

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