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Title:
Moving the earth : the workbook of excavation
Author:
Nichols, Herbert L. (Herbert Lownds), 1908-
Edition:
Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 25 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780070464841
Format :
Book

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Central Library TA715 .N6 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating
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Summary

Summary

The first 11 chapters of this text concentrate on The Work, covering land clearing, surveys, soil, cellars and ditching. Chapters 12 to 21, on The Mechanics, deal with the basics of, and information about, the equipment to do the work. The relevant regulations and codes have been updated.


Table of Contents

Part I The Work Land Clearing
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
Part II The Machines
Basic Information
Revolving Shovels and Excavators
Conveyor Machinery
Tractors and Bulldozers
Front-End Loaders
Scrapers
Trucks
Grading and Compacting Machinery
Compressors and Drill
Auxiliary Equipment

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