Pipe and Excavation Contracting


Author: Dave Roberts
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9780934041225
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 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


Author: Dave Roberts
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781572182660
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 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


Author: Nick Capachi
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9780934041294
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 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.

Estimating Excavation


Author: Deryl Burch
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9780934041966
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 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


Author: Daniel Benn Atcheson
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9781572180079
Category: House & Home
Page: 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.

Trenchless Technology : Pipeline and Utility Design, Construction, and Renewal

Pipeline and Utility Design, Construction, and Renewal
Author: Mohammad Najafi
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071422668
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 489
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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

Pipe Welding Procedures


Author: Hoobasar Rampaul
Publisher: Industrial Press Inc.
ISBN: 9780831131418
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 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

Excavation Systems Planning, Design, and Safety


Author: Joe Turner
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071640983
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 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

TRENCHLESS TECHNOLOGY PIPING: INSTALLATION AND INSPECTION

Installation and Inspection
Author: Mohammad Najafi
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071640886
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 416
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Design, Install, Inspect, and Manage Trenchless Technology Piping Projects Trenchless Technology Piping offers comprehensive coverage of pipe installation, renewal, and replacement using trenchless technology methods. This step-by-step resource explains how to implement efficient design, construction, and inspection processes and shows how to save time and money with a state-of-the-art project management system. Packed with detailed illustrations, the book surveys the wide variety of trenchless technologies available and discusses the recommended applications for each. This cutting-edge engineering tool also contains vital information on contracting, project delivery, safety, quality control, and quality assurance. COVERAGE INCLUDES: Trenchless technology methods for new pipe installations and old pipe linings and replacements Pipeline planning and design Pipe behavior under soil and traffic loads Details on different types of pipes, such as concrete, plastic, PVC, HDPE, GRP, and metallic Design and project management considerations for horizontal directional drilling (HDD) Trenchless replacement systems, including pipe bursting and pipe removal methods Construction and inspection requirements for cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) Design and construction considerations for pipe jacking and microtunneling methods Quality assurance, quality control, inspection, and safety

Estimating, bidding, scheduling


Author: Jack Payne Jones
Publisher: Handbook of Constructing Contr
ISBN: 9780934041133
Category: House & Home
Page: 304
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This book includes step-by-step instructions for estimating and bidding all phases of construction - to help you make a decent profit.

Pipeline Planning and Construction Field Manual


Author: E. Shashi Menon
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 9780123838544
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 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

Moving The Earth: The Workbook of Excavation Sixth Edition


Author: Herbert Nichols,David Day
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071642617
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 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

Landscape Construction


Author: David Sauter
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 143549718X
Category: Science
Page: 512
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Landscape Construction, 3rd edition, will help your students understand the process of construction and implementation of a multitude of exterior hardscape construction projects. This book begins with the preparation for construction and follows through to the installation of the final elements of the landscape project. Your students will appreciate the detailed discussions about site preparation, grading and drainage, utilities and irrigation, retaining wall construction, paving, exterior carpentry and fencing and free-standing walls. Such amenities as pools, ponds, and edging are also discussed in detail. All instructions are well supported by photos and illustrations. Each section contains thorough installation information for most of the contemporary materials used in today's landscapes. David Sauter has provided your students with expert perspective on materials and techniques, as well as easy-to-follow instructions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Handbook of PVC Pipe Design and Construction


Author: N.A
Publisher: Industrial Press, Incorporated
ISBN: 9780831134501
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 600
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A new, expanded edition of the authoritative handbook now available from Industrial Press for the first time.

The Gypsum Construction Handbook


Author: USG
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118749812
Category: Architecture
Page: 576
View: 4871

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The tried-and-true Gypsum Construction Handbook is a systematic guide to selecting and using gypsum drywall, veneer plaster, tile backers, ceilings, and conventional plaster building materials. A widely respected training text for aspiring architects and engineers, the book provides detailed product information and efficient installation methodology. The Seventh Edition features updates in gypsum products, including ultralight panels, glass-mat panels, paperfaced plastic bead, and ultralightweight joint compound, and modern specialty acoustical and ceiling product guidelines. This comprehensive reference also incorporates the latest in sustainable products.

Project Management for Construction

Fundamental Concepts for Owners, Engineers, Architects, and Builders
Author: Chris Hendrickson,Tung Au
Publisher: Chris Hendrickson
ISBN: 0137312660
Category: Construction industry
Page: 537
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