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Moving The Earth: The Workbook of Excavation Sixth Edition, Hardback Book

Moving The Earth: The Workbook of Excavation Sixth Edition Hardback


Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. 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 EngineerCompletely 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 controlsSurveys and measurementsRock, soil, and mudBasementsDitching and dewateringPonds and earth damsLandscaping and agricultural gradingRoadwaysBlasting and tunnelingPit operationCosts and managementTHE MACHINES:Basic informationRevolving shovels and excavatorsConveyor machineryTractors and bulldozersFront-end loadersScrapers and trucksGrading and compacting machineryCompressors and drillsAuxiliary equipment


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 1232 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
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  • Category: Building construction & materials
  • ISBN: 9780071502672



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