Pipe And Excavation Contracting

Autor: Dave Roberts
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9780934041225
File Size: 41,23 MB
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This practical manual can help you develop the skills needed to succeed as an underground utility contractor: -- Getting the Job: Finding work you should bid, reading plans and computing quantities figuring realistic productivity rates, estimating unit costs, bidding, adding your overhead and profit, a complete sample estimate is included for your reference. -- Doing the Work: Following the surveyor's stakes, clearing the site, the best ways to remove asphalt and rock (with splitters and explosives) and handle steep slopes or high ground water. Separate chapters explain how to install all common types of water and sewer pipe. -- Using the Equipment: How to choose the right equipment and use it to best advantage.

Pipe Excavation Contracting Revised

Autor: Dave Roberts
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781572182660
File Size: 47,93 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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This new, more-comprehensive edition adds coverage of the various pipe, joints and fittings now available, and is filled with photos, diagrams, charts, and examples to help you build a career as a successful pipeline contractor. It provides not only the hands-on instructions for operating the equipment and doing the trenching, pipe laying and connecting work, but the business end -- what causes so many skilled equipment operators and pipelayers to fail when they try to start their own pipeline business--Cover.

Excavation Grading Handbook

Autor: Nick Capachi
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9780934041294
File Size: 37,34 MB
Format: PDF
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It includes hundreds of tips, pictures, diagrams and tables that every excavation contractor and supervisor can use This revised edition explains how to handle all types of excavation, grading, paving, pipeline and compaction jobs -- whether it's a highway, subdivision, commercial, or trenching job. This edition has been completely rewritten to cover new materials, equipment and techniques.It includes hundreds of tips, pictures, diagrams and tables.

Estimating Excavation

Autor: Deryl Burch
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9780934041966
File Size: 59,99 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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This manual shows you, in simple, easy -to-understand language, how to calculate the amount of dirt you'll have to move, the cost of owning and operating the machines you'll do it with, and finally, how to assign bid prices to each part of the job. Using clear, detailed illustrations and examples, the author makes it easy to follow and duplicate his system. The book ends with a complete sample estimate, from the take-off to completing the bid sheet.Included in this book: -- How to set up & use an organized & logical estimating system -- How to read plans & specs -- Why a site visit is mandatory -- How to assess accessibility & job difficulty -- How soil haracteristics can affect your estimate -- The best ways to evaluate subsurface conditions -- Figuring your overhead -- How to get the information you need from contour maps -- When you have to undercut -- Dealing with irregular regions and odd areas -- Factors for estimating swell and shrinkage -- Balancing the job: spoil & borrow -- Calculating machine owning & operating costs -- The two common methods of estimating earthwork quantities

Roofing Construction And Estimating

Autor: Daniel Benn Atcheson
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9781572180079
File Size: 31,99 MB
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Everything you need to know to estimate, build, and repair practically every type of roof covering: asphalt shingles, roll roofing, wood shingles & shakes, clay tile, slate, metal, built-up, and elastomeric. Shows how to measure and estimate most roofs (including estimating shortcuts discovered by the author), how to install leak-proof underlayment and flashing, and how to solve problems with insulation, vapor barriers, and waterproofing. Over 300 large, clear illustrations that help you find the answers to all your roofing questions.

Excavation Systems Planning Design And Safety

Autor: Joe Turner
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071640983
File Size: 52,77 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Get Deep into the Field of Excavation-Planning, Practice, and Safety Excavation Systems Planning, Design, and Safety is a thorough guide to ensuring your projects are completed correctly, safely, and cost effectively. Concisely written and presented in an easy-to-navigate format, this comprehensive guide arms you with the most current information available. New developments and trends, along with numerous design examples, illustrations, and important OSHA requirements and other legal issues, provide everything you'll need to excel in your field. Ideal for anyone involved in the trade, this indispensable resource brings you up to date on all the critical aspects of your job. Includes: Shoring Designs Standards Best Practices in Safety Planning Techniques for Protecting Subsurface Utilities Soil Classification Soil Loading on Shoring Systems OSHA Standards Information on Equipment Excavation Systems Planning, Design, and Safety covers: • Overview of Excavation Safety • Excavation Work Planning • Subsurface Installations and Outside Force Damage Protection • Soil Dynamics from an Excavation Perspective • Soil Loading for Protective System Designo Open Cut Protective Systems • Excavation Safety Systems Equipment Design and Use • Legal Issues • Understanding OSHA Excavation Safety Standardso Full Commentary on OSHA Subpart P Excavations • Glossary of Terms

Trenchless Technology

Autor: Mohammad Najafi
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071777431
File Size: 25,10 MB
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Trenchless technology allows for the installation or renewal of underground utility systems with minimum disruption of the surface. As water and wastewater systems age or must be redesigned in order to comply with environmental regulations, the demand for this technology has dramatically increased. This is a detailed reference covering construction details, design guidelines, environmental concerns, and the latest advances in equipment, methods, and materials. * Design and analysis procedures * Design equations * Risk assessment * Soil compatibility and more

Moving The Earth The Workbook Of Excavation Sixth Edition

Autor: Herbert Nichols
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071642617
File Size: 72,78 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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