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Pipe and Excavation Contracting

Pipe and Excavation Contracting Author Dave Roberts
ISBN-10 0934041229
Release 1987
Pages 400
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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

Pipe   Excavation Contracting Revised Author Dave Roberts
ISBN-10 1572182660
Release 2011
Pages 326
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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

Excavation   Grading Handbook Author Nick Capachi
ISBN-10 0934041296
Release 1987
Pages 380
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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.

Excavation grading handbook

Excavation   grading handbook Author Nick Capachi
ISBN-10 091046054X
Release 1978-01-01
Pages 320
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Excavation grading handbook has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Excavation grading handbook also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Excavation grading handbook book for free.

Estimating Excavation

Estimating Excavation Author Deryl Burch
ISBN-10 0934041962
Release 1997
Pages 446
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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

Roofing Construction and Estimating Author Daniel Benn Atcheson
ISBN-10 1572180072
Release 1995
Pages 444
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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

Excavation Systems Planning  Design  and Safety Author Joe Turner
ISBN-10 9780071640985
Release 2008-07-01
Pages 352
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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

Pipe Welding Procedures

Pipe Welding Procedures Author Hoobasar Rampaul
ISBN-10 0831131411
Release 2003
Pages 249
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A standard reference for decades, this new edition of Pipe Welding Procedures continues to reinforce the welder's understanding of procedures. Drawing on his extensive practical and teaching experience in the field, the author describes in detail the manipulating procedures used to weld pipe joints. You will find useful information on heat input and distribution, essentials of shielded metal-arc technology, distortion, pipe welding defects, welding safety, essentials of welding metallurgy, and qualification of the welding procedure and the welder. Look for new or expanded coverage of: Root Bead--Pulse Current--Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Shielded Metal Arc Welding--Electrode Welding Steel for Low Temperature (Cryogenic) Service Down Hill Welding--Heavywall and Large Diameter Welding Metallurgy Weld Repair

Moving The Earth The Workbook of Excavation Sixth Edition

Moving The Earth  The Workbook of Excavation Sixth Edition Author Herbert Nichols
ISBN-10 9780071642613
Release 2010-05-06
Pages 1232
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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

Jacked Tunnel Design and Construction

Jacked Tunnel Design and Construction Author Marco D. Boscardin
ISBN-10 0784404062
Release 1999
Pages 63
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With the new Central Artery Project in Boston, tunnel jacking a technique used primarily in Europe and Asia for constructing underground openings without surface disruption has come to the US on a grand scale. Three illustrated October 1998 session papers detail developments in tunnel jacking design

Construction Site Work Site Utilities and Substructures Databook

Construction Site Work  Site Utilities  and Substructures Databook Author
ISBN-10 1601192592
Release 2001
Pages 615
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&Quot;This construction sourcebook from Sidney M. "Fully covering both commercial and residential construction,this source gives designers, managers, and hands-on construction pros leverage to bring every project in on time and under budget."--BOOK JACKET. Construction Site Work, Site Utilities, and Substructures Databook brings managers, designers, and hands-on construction pros exactly what's needed to pull a project together.". Levy brings you the informmation you need to locate specs and data for all kinds of underground construction equipment and systems - without poring through manuals, rooting for data, or, later, tearing out you hair over bad decisions.

Walker s Insulation Techniques and Estimating Handbook

Walker s Insulation Techniques and Estimating Handbook Author Harry Hardenbrook
ISBN-10 0911592512
Release 1983-01-01
Pages 131
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Illustrated with detailed application drawings & photographs, this handbook covers residential, commercial & industrial construction, new & retrofit. Covers insulation products & how & where they are used. Includes chapters on infrared thermography, regulations, building codes, product testing, temperature zones, recommended R values for each zone, & more. Product chapters discuss mineral wool, cellular plastics, urea formaldehyde, & cellulose insulation.

Pipeline Planning and Construction Field Manual

Pipeline Planning and Construction Field Manual Author E. Shashi Menon
ISBN-10 0123838541
Release 1978-06-26
Pages 576
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Pipeline Planning and Construction Field Manual aims to guide engineers and technicians in the processes of planning, designing, and construction of a pipeline system, as well as to provide the necessary tools for cost estimations, specifications, and field maintenance. The text includes understandable pipeline schematics, tables, and DIY checklists. This source is a collaborative work of a team of experts with over 180 years of combined experience throughout the United States and other countries in pipeline planning and construction. Comprised of 21 chapters, the book walks readers through the steps of pipeline construction and management. The comprehensive guide that this source provides enables engineers and technicians to manage routine auditing of technical work output relative to technical input and established expectations and standards, and to assess and estimate the work, including design integrity and product requirements, from its research to completion. Design, piping, civil, mechanical, petroleum, chemical, project production and project reservoir engineers, including novices and students, will find this book invaluable for their engineering practices. Back-of-the envelope calculations Checklists for maintenance operations Checklists for environmental compliance Simulations, modeling tools and equipment design Guide for pump and pumping station placement

Contractor s Guide to the Building Code

Contractor s Guide to the Building Code Author Jack M. Hageman
ISBN-10 9781572182028
Release 2008
Pages 402
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Don't let your jobs be held up by failing code inspections. Smooth sign-off by the inspector is the goal, but to make this ideal happen on your job site, you need to understand the requirements of latest editions of the International Building Code and the International Residential Code. Understanding what the codes require can be a real challenge. This new, completely revised Contractor's Guide to the Building Code cuts through the "legalese" of the code books. It explains the important requirements for residential and light commercial structures in plain, simple English so you can get it right the first time.

Georgia Contractor s License Exam Prep

Georgia Contractor s License Exam Prep Author Z. R. Learning
ISBN-10 1500331023
Release 2014-06-26
Pages 196
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How to pass the Georgia business law and project management license exam.

Handbook of PVC Pipe Design and Construction

Handbook of PVC Pipe Design and Construction Author
ISBN-10 083113450X
Release 2012
Pages 600
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A new, expanded edition of the authoritative handbook now available from Industrial Press for the first time.

Construction Estimating Reference Data

Construction Estimating Reference Data Author Ed Sarviel
ISBN-10 9780934041843
Release 1993-01-01
Pages 423
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Provides the 300 most useful manhour tables for practically every item of construction. Labor requirements are listed for sitework, concrete work, masonry, steel, carpentry, thermal and moisture protection, doors and windows, finishes, mechanical, and electrical. Each section details the work being estimated and gives appropriate crew size and equipment needed. This new revised edition contains National Estimator, a computer estimating program. This fast, powerful program and complete instructions are yours free on high-density 3 1/2" disk when you buy the book.