Moving The Earth: The Workbook of Excavation Sixth Edition (P/L Custom Scoring Survey)

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9780071502672: Moving The Earth: The Workbook of Excavation Sixth Edition (P/L Custom Scoring Survey)

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

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Title: Moving the Earth <>Binding: Hardcover <>Author: Herbert Lownds Nichols <>Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL Professional

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)
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