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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