Everything you need to know about using cranes and derricks If you employ cranes, trust one rock-solid reference to provide tried-and-tested guidelines for selecting and working with them safely and efficiently. Nothing available covers the subject with the depth and expertise you'll find in Cranes and Derricks. The authors - Howard I. Shapiro, Jay P. Shapiro, and Lawrence K. Shapiro, are the principals of an international firm that's helped define the state-of-the-art in crane and derrick engineering. This new third edition addresses... *the latest innovations and technologies, including new telescopic crane attachments and heavy-lift mobile crane arrangements - both telescopic and lattice boom - and newly-permitted partial outrigger extensions *a solution to the problem of crane stability under dynamic loading *crane support considerations, pick-and-carry work, tailing operations, site access and other site issues *new information on safety and accident avoidance and risk management *and much, much more
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110070578893