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Excavation & Grading Handbook Revised Book with CD + eBook (PDF)  Excavation & Grading Handbook Revised Book with CD + eBook (PDF)

This new trusted reference has been completely updated to keep excavation contractors, operating engineers, and those learning the trade current with state-of-the-art equipment usage and the most efficient excavating and grading techniques. You'll learn how to read topo maps, set crows feet, install water drain and sewer pipes, lay or remove asphaltic concrete, use a laser level, cut drainage channels, and use GPS and sonar for absolute precision. Includes a CD-ROM with an interactive study center to help anyone brush up their skills or study for the license exam. Filled with hundreds of tips, pictures, and diagrams and tables every excavation contractor can use. You will need a computer with a CD-ROM drive running Microsoft Windows. Weight 2.6200 ISBN 9781572181731 Page Count 512 Author Nick Capachi Publisher Craftsman Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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Excavation & Grading Handbook Revised eBook (PDF)  Excavation & Grading Handbook Revised eBook (PDF)

This new trusted reference has been completely updated to keep excavation contractors, operating engineers, and those learning the trade current with state-of-the-art equipment usage and the most efficient excavating and grading techniques. You'll learn how to read topo maps, set crows feet, install water drain and sewer pipes, lay or remove asphaltic concrete, use a laser level, cut drainage channels, and use GPS and sonar for absolute precision. Filled with hundreds of tips, pictures, and diagrams and tables every excavation contractor can use. This e-Book is the download version of the book in text searchable, PDF format. Craftsman eBooks are for use in the freely distributed Adobe Reader and are compatible with Reader 5.0 or above. Get Adobe Reader. ISBN 978-1-57218-173-1 Page Count 512 Author Nick Capachi & John Capachi Publisher Craftsman Book Company

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Operating Techniques for the Tractor-Loader-Backhoe Revised  Operating Techniques for the Tractor-Loader-Backhoe Revised

This revised edition of a classic operation manual explains standard machine operations for the tractor-loader-backhoe. How to work with weight distribution, momentum, pitch of slope, and center of gravity. It covers all the important issues of safety and maintenance. Then it delves into the work -- how to dig around utilities, plan jobs, as well as set-up techniques, grading and compaction techniques, trenching procedures, loading material, clearing land, and demolition methods. This practical book is filled with illustrations, photos, and sample tests you need to help you master practically all the techniques and usages of this versatile machine. Weight 2.3100 ISBN 0-911785-01-9 Page Count 298 Author Gary Ober Publisher Equipment Training Resources Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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Pipe & Excavation Contracting Revised Book + eBook (PDF)  Pipe & Excavation Contracting Revised Book + eBook (PDF)

This popular manual has been updated and improved to bring it more current with modern earthmoving and trenching equipment, refined excavation techniques, stricter safety rules, and improved materials. Here you'll find how to enter and succeed in the underground utility business. Includes hands-on instructions for operating the equipment and doing the trenching, pipe laying and connecting work and answers to what causes so many skilled equipment operators and pipelayers to fail when they try to start their own business. Weight 1.9400 ISBN 978-1-57218-266-0 Page Count 328 Author Dave Roberts, Revised by Dan Atcheson Publisher Craftsman Book Company Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

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