Caterpillar

Author: Frank Raczon
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 0760344086
Release Date: 2015-03-16
Genre: Transportation

For this book, Frank Raczon dug up the dirt and constructed the only modern history of the world's heaviest machinery. So many things differentiate the Caterpillar brand from its competitors that it can be difficult to know where to begin. From its trademark Caterpillar Yellow to its tradition of making the most rock-solid products on earth, everything about the Caterpillar name is synonymous with the world's toughest machines. In fact, the company's success has led to it being used by economists as a bellwether for the state of the economy as a whole. In Caterpillar: Modern Earthmoving Marvels, author Frank Raczon details the largest and most modern earth-moving machines today, with down-to-earth explanations of how and why they work the way they do as well as interviews and quotes from Caterpillar's engineers and operators themselves. Featuring rare historical photography and insight from noted industrial historian Keith Haddock, this book offers a glimpse of how the Caterpillar's meteoric rise from an under-the-radar producer of agrarian and industrial equipment led to its modern status as an international corporate superstar. Filled with excavators, backhoe loaders, motor-graders, off-highway trucks and more, this book is sure to capture the imagination of anyone who has ever passed a construction site and wondered just how the machines work the way they do and what they're truly capable of.

Erdbewegungsmaschinen

Author: Lothar Husemann
Publisher:
ISBN: 3613024136
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Earthmoving machinery

Als ausgewiesener Fachmann auf dem Sektor Spezialfahrzeuge bringt Lothar Husemann in diesem Band Ordnung in das vielfältige Angebot an Erdbewegungsmaschinen, Radladern, Raupen und Baggern. Die Maschinen bekannter Hersteller, in jeder Größe, in jeder Bauart und für jeden Zweck sind hier durchgehend farbig abgebildet und auf die bewährt kenntnisreiche Art des Autors mit Daten und technischen Zeichnungen beschrieben. Wie immer bei Büchern von Husemann ist es die Mischung aus lebendiger Schreibe und erklärenden Bildern, die dieses Buch zu einem Erfolgsmodell und den Autor zu einem der bekanntesten auf seinem Gebiet mit einer großen Fangemeinde gemacht haben.

Die satanischen Verse

Author: Salman Rushdie
Publisher: btb Verlag
ISBN: 9783641112677
Release Date: 2013-10-28
Genre: Fiction

Bejubelt und verdammt: Das Buch, für das Salman Rushdie zum Tode verurteilt wurde Über der englischen Küste wird ein Flugzeug in die Luft gesprengt. Die einzigen Überlebenden dieses Terroranschlags sind Gibril Farishta und Saladin Chamcha, zwei indische Schauspieler, die buchstäblich vom Himmel fallen und wie durch ein Wunder unversehrt bleiben. Doch nach dem Absturz gehen seltsame Dinge mit ihnen vor: Der Muslim Gibril zeigt immer mehr Ähnlichkeit mit dem Erzengel Gabriel, während sich Saladin, der stets seine Herkunft verleugnete, zu einem Abbild des Teufels entwickelt. Doch das ist erst der Beginn einer überwältigenden Odysee zwischen Gut und Böse, zwischen Fantasie und Realität.

Classic Caterpillar Crawlers

Author: Keith Haddock
Publisher: MotorBooks International
ISBN: 0760309175
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Business & Economics

Since producing its first harvester in 1885 under the Best brand name, Caterpillar has been a leader not only in the construction and earthmoving industries, but in agriculture as well. While providing limited coverage of Caterpillar construction and mining machinery, this new photohistory provides a concise overview that focuses on the maker's agricultural line, including early steam and diesel tractors and significant postwar machinery. Rare archival photos supplement a generous selection of modern color images showing restored crawlers.

Modern Earthmoving Machines

Author: Keith Haddock
Publisher: Enthusiast Books
ISBN: 1583883525
Release Date: 2017-09-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Feel the ground quake with power across these 160 pages of full-color photos of modern earthmovers! You’ll get the full scoop on the biggest, most powerful, diesel powered, juggernauts working today. Just a few of the machines on display include bulldozers, wheel loaders, bucket wheels, walking draglines and more, from well-known companies like Caterpillar, Hitachi, Case, and Deere, to name a few.

The Caterpillar Century

Author: Eric C. Orlemann
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 0760329613
Release Date: 2007-09-15
Genre: Transportation

Now an industry giant and a legend among American manufacturers, Caterpillar first got its name from Holt Manufacturing Company’s remarkable tractor creation of 1905. What followed was the Caterpillar century, an era of engineering revolutions and world-changing earthmovers. Eric Orlemann serves as tour guide through this time of American mechanical know-how and muscle, offering us a rare close-up look at the technology of Caterpillar’s most important equipment innovations, then and now. Packed with contemporary photographs, archival images, and information on state-of-the-art equipment design, Caterpillar Century traces the evolution of this icon of industry from its emergence in 1905 to its making of modern day heavy-equipment marvels and development of future design prototypes.

Coco der neugierige Affe

Author: Hans Augusto Rey
Publisher:
ISBN: 3257008163
Release Date: 1999
Genre:

Coco folgt einem Urwaldtouristen in dessen grossstädtische Heimat, wo das vorwitzige Äffchen vieles durcheinanderbringt ... (ab 4).