Nichols, Herbert Lownds Moving the Earth

ISBN 13: 9780070464841

Moving the Earth

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9780070464841: Moving the Earth

This groundbreaking new edition of the classic guide to heavy excavation projects and equipment provides the latest, most comprehensive guidance in the field. From site preparation to blasting and tunneling, pneumatic drills to the largest power shovels, it covers every step of every kind of excavating project and all the practical aspects of using the machines and vehicles involved. This first major revision in 20 years features insight into the latest general construction technology and methods, updated material on the costs and management of excavation projects, and an abundance of new clarifying photos. As easy to read as it is expansive in scope, the new edition is indispensable "heavy equipment" for every professional involved in excavation and construction.

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The first 11 chapters of this text concentrate on The Work, covering land clearing, surveys, soil, cellars and ditching. Chapters 12 to 21, on The Mechanics, deal with the basics of, and information about, the equipment to do the work. The relevant regulations and codes have been updated.

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  • New information on cranes and crane safety
  • Hazardous material management
  • Up-dated operating costs
  • Vacuum excavating and microtunneling
  • Directional ('horizontal') drilling equipment and methods
  • New surveying methods and equipment using GPS
  • New and up-dated earth moving equipment
  • Training exam problems from International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE)
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    Nichols, Herbert Lownds
    Published by McGraw-Hill Professional (1998)
    ISBN 10: 0070464847 ISBN 13: 9780070464841
    New Hardcover Quantity Available: 3
    Murray Media
    (North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)

    Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110070464847

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