Description - Moving The Earth: The Workbook of Excavation Sixth Edition by Herbert Lownds Nichols
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
Ditching and dewatering
Ponds and earth dams
Landscaping and agricultural grading
Blasting and tunneling
Costs and management
THE MACHINES:Basic information
Revolving shovels and excavators
Tractors and bulldozers
Scrapers and trucks
Grading and compacting machinery
Compressors and drills
Buy Moving The Earth: The Workbook of Excavation Sixth Edition by Herbert Lownds Nichols from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(241mm x 191mm x 69mm)
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
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Book Reviews - Moving The Earth: The Workbook of Excavation Sixth Edition by Herbert Lownds Nichols
Author Biography - Herbert Lownds Nichols
Herbert L. Nichols, Jr., is a private excavation
consultant and the author of Excavator Operation and Heavy Equipment Repair.
David A. Day, P.E. is a consultant with ABCO Engineering Corporation.