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Moving the earth : the workbook of excavation

Author: Herbert L Nichols; David A Day
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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"The most comprehensive source of basic excavation information available."

Construction Methods & Equipment.

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

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 indusries. 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 development in earthwork construction, updated OSHA excavation safety standards, and both SI and U.S. customary units. Detailed and Comprehensive, this practical, on-on-job guide is as indispensable as your hard hat. --Book Jacket.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert L Nichols; David A Day
ISBN: 9780071502672 007150267X
OCLC Number: 269433529
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 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 --
Basic Information --
Revolving Shovels and Excavators --
Conveyor Machinery --
Tractors and Bulldozers --
Front-End Loaders --
Scrapers --
Trucks and Trailers --
Grading and Compacting Machinery --
Compressors and Drills --
Auxiliary Equipment.
Responsibility: Herbert L. Nichols, David A. Day.

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A practical guide to excavating, landscaping, earthmoving, and the required machines--completely updated with the latest requirements and regulations  Read more...

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