Moving the Earth, 5th Edition: The Workbook of Excavation

3.8 avg rating
( 5 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780071430586: Moving the Earth, 5th Edition: The Workbook of Excavation

The only source for basic excavation information and earth moving equipment you will ever need. 150,000 copies in print!

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Publisher:

  • 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)
  • From the Back Cover:

    150,000+ COPIES SOLD!

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

    Since 1955, Moving the Earth has stood as the standard source of practical expertise for the excavation and construction industries. Geared to the needs of those who do the actual earthmoving, this is a book as massive as the tasks it details -- an all-encompassing guide that covers every aspect of site preparation and management, and that details every machine and vehicle needed to perform each task.

    This fifth edition completely updates readers on the latest advances in equipment and operating techniques, as well as important new safety, regulatory, and environmental methods.

    From clearing the land to tunneling beneath it ... from old-fashioned hand leveling to highly accurate laser alignment ... from freeing a tractor from the mud to basic bookkeeping to keep your costs from bogging down ... this book explains how to do it correctly and efficiently. For the small contractor, the supervisor, and the operator—as well as the engineer, the architect, the superintendent, and the student -- Moving the Earth is a professional accessory as indispensable as your hard hat.

      THE WORK
    • Land Clearing & Controls
    • Surveys & Measurements
    • Rock, Soil, & Mud
    • Basements
    • Ditching & Dewatering
    • Ponds & Earth Dams
    • Landscaping & Agricultural Grading
    • Roadways
    • Blasting & Tunneling
    • Pit Operation
    • Costs & Management

      THE MACHINES

    • Basic Information
    • Revolving Shovel & Excavators
    • Conveyor Machinery
    • Tractors & Bulldozers
    • Front-End Loaders
    • Scrapers & Trucks
    • Grading & Compacting Machinery
    • Compressors & Drills
    • Auxiliary Equipment

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

    "Helps solve the thousands of problems that face the earthmoving contractor. Complete, well-illustrated." -- Construction Equipment

    "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

    Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

    1.

    Nichols Herbert; Day David
    Published by McGraw-Hill, Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A. (2005)
    ISBN 10: 007143058X ISBN 13: 9780071430586
    New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
    Seller
    krainaksiazek.pl
    (Wroclaw, Poland)
    Rating
    [?]

    Book Description McGraw-Hill, Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A., 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 5th or later Edition. 150,000+ COPIES SOLD! "The most comprehensive source of basic excavation information available." Construction Methods & Equipment Since 1955, "Moving the Earth" has stood as the standard source of practical expertise for the excavation and construction industries. Geared to the needs of those who do the actual earthmoving, this is a book as massive as the tasks it details - an all-encompassing guide that covers every aspect of site preparation and management, and that details every machine and vehicle needed to perform each task. This fifth edition completely updates readers on the latest advances in equipment and operating techniques, as well as important new safety, regulatory, and environmental methods. From clearing the land to tunneling beneath it from old-fashioned hand leveling to highly accurate laser alignment from freeing a tractor from the mud to basic bookkeeping to keep your costs from bogging down. This book explains how to do it correctly and efficiently. For the small contractor, the supervisor, and the operator - as well as the engineer, the architect, the superintendent, and the student - "Moving the Earth" is a professional accessory as indispensable as your hard hat. Attention! Be aware of the weight of the package - it might be higher than standard, so also extra fee!. Bookseller Inventory # 2497

    More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

    Buy New
    31.83
    Convert Currency

    Add to Basket

    Shipping: 15.57
    From Poland to U.S.A.
    Destination, Rates & Speeds

    2.

    Nichols Herbert; Day David
    Published by McGraw-Hill (2005)
    ISBN 10: 007143058X ISBN 13: 9780071430586
    New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
    Seller
    krainaksiazek.pl
    (Wroclaw, Poland)
    Rating
    [?]

    Book Description McGraw-Hill, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 5th or later Edition. 150,000+ COPIES SOLD! "The most comprehensive source of basic excavation information available." Construction Methods & Equipment Since 1955, "Moving the Earth" has stood as the standard source of practical expertise for the excavation and construction industries. Geared to the needs of those who do the actual earthmoving, this is a book as massive as the tasks it details - an all-encompassing guide that covers every aspect of site preparation and management, and that details every machine and vehicle needed to perform each task. This fifth edition completely updates readers on the latest advances in equipment and operating techniques, as well as important new safety, regulatory, and environmental methods. From clearing the land to tunneling beneath it from old-fashioned hand leveling to highly accurate laser alignment from freeing a tractor from the mud to basic bookkeeping to keep your costs from bogging down. This book explains how to do it correctly and efficiently. For the small contractor, the supervisor, and the operator - as well as the engineer, the architect, the superintendent, and the student - "Moving the Earth" is a professional accessory as indispensable as your hard hat. Attention! Be aware of the weight of the package - it might be higher than standard, so also extra fee!. Bookseller Inventory # 000080

    More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

    Buy New
    42.44
    Convert Currency

    Add to Basket

    Shipping: 15.57
    From Poland to U.S.A.
    Destination, Rates & Speeds

    3.

    Herbert Nichols, David Day
    Published by McGraw-Hill Professional (2005)
    ISBN 10: 007143058X ISBN 13: 9780071430586
    New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
    Seller
    Ergodebooks
    (RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
    Rating
    [?]

    Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 5. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX007143058X

    More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

    Buy New
    82.05
    Convert Currency

    Add to Basket

    Shipping: 3.07
    Within U.S.A.
    Destination, Rates & Speeds

    4.

    David A. Day
    ISBN 10: 007143058X ISBN 13: 9780071430586
    New Quantity Available: 1
    Seller
    Castle Rock
    (Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
    Rating
    [?]

    Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800714305861.0

    More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

    Buy New
    90.10
    Convert Currency

    Add to Basket

    Shipping: 3.07
    Within U.S.A.
    Destination, Rates & Speeds

    5.

    Herbert Nichols
    Published by McGraw-Hill Professional 2005-03-28 (2005)
    ISBN 10: 007143058X ISBN 13: 9780071430586
    New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
    Seller
    Lost Books
    (AUSTIN, TX, U.S.A.)
    Rating
    [?]

    Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional 2005-03-28, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 5. 007143058X. Bookseller Inventory # 653661

    More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

    Buy New
    104.44
    Convert Currency

    Add to Basket

    Shipping: 3.07
    Within U.S.A.
    Destination, Rates & Speeds

    6.

    Nichols,Herbert, Day,David
    Published by McGraw-Hill Professional (2005)
    ISBN 10: 007143058X ISBN 13: 9780071430586
    New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
    Seller
    Murray Media
    (North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
    Rating
    [?]

    Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11007143058X

    More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

    Buy New
    112.73
    Convert Currency

    Add to Basket

    Shipping: 2.30
    Within U.S.A.
    Destination, Rates & Speeds

    7.

    Nichols,Herbert; Day,David
    Published by McGraw-Hill Professional (2005)
    ISBN 10: 007143058X ISBN 13: 9780071430586
    New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
    Seller
    Irish Booksellers
    (Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
    Rating
    [?]

    Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 007143058X

    More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

    Buy New
    148.25
    Convert Currency

    Add to Basket

    Shipping: FREE
    Within U.S.A.
    Destination, Rates & Speeds