Excavation Grading Handbook

Author: Nick Capachi
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 0934041296
Release Date: 1987
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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.

Construction Manual Concrete Formwork

Author: T. W. Love
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 0910460035
Release Date: 1973
Genre: House & Home

Describes procedures involved in proportioning mixes, escavation, the design and construction of forms and framework, and handling, placing, and finishing concrete

2009 IBC Handbook Structural Provisions ICC International Code Council 2009

Author: Structural Engineers Association USA
Publisher: Bukupedia
ISBN:
Release Date: 2009-07-09
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Internationally, code officials recognize the need for a modern, up-to-date building code addressing the design and installation of building systems through requirements emphasizing performance. The 2009 International Building Code® (IBC®) is designed to meet those needs through model code regulations that safeguard the public health and safety in all communities, large and small. This comprehensive code establishes minimum regulations for building systems using prescriptive and performance-based provisions. It is founded on broad-based principles that make possible the use of alternate materials as well as new, improved design methodologies. The changes in the structural provisions of the 2009 IBC when compared to previous editions of the IBC and legacy codes (Uniform Building Code, National Building Code, Standard Building Code) create the need for a comprehensive work that discusses the changes and expands on many of the new or improved provisions. This book, the 2009 IBC Handbook—Structural Provisions, is intended to do just that. By helping code users understand and properly apply the structural provisions in Chapters 16 through 23 of the 2009 IBC, this handbook is a valuable resource for those who design, plan review, inspect or construct buildings or other structures regulated by the 2009 IBC. Although it will prove useful to a broad range of individuals, it was written primarily so that architects, engineers and code officials can understand the IBC’s provisions and gain insight into their underlying basis and intent. To that end, the handbook’s numerous figures, tables and examples help clarify and illustrate the proper application of many code provisions. One of the significant differences between the structural provisions in the UBC and the IBC is that the IBC adopts national (structural) standards by reference rather than transcribing the structural provisions of the standards into the code itself. This is true for structural loads as well as structural materials. This trend has continued with each subsequent edition of the IBC to the extent that the 2009 IBC relies on the referenced standards even more than the previous editions. Therefore, in many cases the discussion in this handbook pertains to the provisions in the referenced standard rather than the IBC itself. The 2009 IBC Handbook—Structural Provisions covers four major structural categories: 􀀍 Structural load effects and design provisions of Chapter 16 􀀍 Special inspection, structural testing and structural observation provisions of Chapter 17 􀀍 Foundation and soil provisions of Chapter 18 􀀍 Specific structural material provisions for concrete, masonry, steel and wood in Chapters 19 through 23 As an added benefit to readers, ICC has included a CD-ROM containing the complete structural handbook as well as a variety of helpful resource documents such as 2003 NEHRP Recommended Provisions for Seismic Regulations for New Buildings and Other Structures with Accompanying Commentary (FEMA 450, Parts 1 and 2), NEHRP Recommended Provisions: Design Examples (FEMA 451), NEHRP Recommended Provisions for New Buildings and Other Structures: Training and Instructional Materials (FEMA 451B), Seismic Considerations for Steel Storage Racks Located in Areas Accessible to the Public (FEMA 460), Homebuilders’ Guide to Earthquake-Resistant 􀀶􀁗􀁕􀁘􀁆􀁗􀁘􀁕􀁄􀁏 􀀳􀁕􀁒􀁙􀁌􀁖􀁌􀁒􀁑􀁖 􀁌􀁌􀁌 Preface Design and Construction (FEMA 232), Communicating with Owners and Managers of New Buildings on Earthquake Risk: A Primer for Design Professionals (FEMA 389), Designing for Earthquakes: A Manual for Architects (FEMA 454) and CodeMaster—2006 IBC Seismic Design—2006 IBC, 2003 NEHRP, ASCE 7-05. 􀁌􀁙 􀀕􀀓􀀓􀀜 􀀬􀀥􀀦 􀀫􀁄􀁑􀁇􀁅􀁒􀁒􀁎 About the International Code Council The International Code Council® (ICC®) is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to protecting the health, safety, and welfare of people by creating better buildings and safer communities. The mission of ICC is to provide the highest quality codes, standards, products and services for all concerned with the safety and performance of the built environment. ICC is the publisher of the family of the International Codes® (I-Codes®), a single set of comprehensive and coordinated model codes. This unified approach to building codes enhances safety, efficiency and affordability in the construction of buildings. The Code Council is also dedicated to innovation, sustainability and energy efficiency. Code Council subsidiary, ICC Evaluation Service, issues Evaluation Reports for innovative products and reports of Sustainable Attributes Verification and Evaluation (SAVE). Headquarters: 500 New Jersey Avenue, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20001-2070 District Offices: Birmingham, AL; Chicago. IL; Los Angeles, CA 1-888-422-7233 This book is dedicated to John Nosse, first president of ICC Evaluation Service; first and only president of ICBO Evaluation Service; a 45-year veteran of the model-code groups; a first-rate engineer, a dedicated code professional, and a respected leader; and, ever and always, a true gentleman. 􀀶􀁗􀁕􀁘􀁆􀁗􀁘􀁕􀁄􀁏

Estimating Excavation

Author: Deryl Burch
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 0934041962
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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

Basic Engineering for Builders

Author: Max Schwartz
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 0934041830
Release Date: 1993
Genre: House & Home

Basic engineering principles are offered in non-technical language that the builder can put to use on his jobs. Includes understanding engineering requirements on the plans and how to meet them, sizing of structural members using only preliminary plans, and requirements for steel, concrete, and masonry.

Project Scheduling Handbook

Author: Jonathan F. Hutchings
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0203912926
Release Date: 2003-09-30
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Offering real-world strategies gleaned from years of professional experience, this book contains the essential tools to prepare a well-organized, efficient, and effective working production schedule for successful construction outcomes. The only guide to address the day-to-day needs with hands-on, problem-resolution strategies, the book views the industry from an insider's perspective and depicts the integral role of a project scheduler in the design of lucrative schemes and layouts for contemporary residential, commercial, industrial, and civil construction ventures. It conveys skills for project schedulers-one of the fastest-growing career specialties in the construction industry.

Geotechnical Engineer s Portable Handbook

Author: Robert Day
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071777445
Release Date: 1999-12-02
Genre: Technology & Engineering

One-volume library of instant geotechnical and foundation data Now for the first time ever, geotechnical, foundation, and civil engineers...geologists...architects, planners, and construction managers can quickly find information they must refer to every working day, in one compact source. Edited by Robert W. Day, the time -and effort-saving Geotechnical Engineer's Portable Handbook gives you field exploration guidelines and lab procedures. You'll find soil and rock classification, basic phase relationships, and all the tables and charts you need for stress distribution, pavement, and pipeline design. You also get abundant information on all types of geotechnical analyses, including settlement, bearing capacity, expansive soil, slope stability - plus coverage of retaining walls and building foundations. Other construction-related topics covered include grading, instrumentation, excavation, underpinning, groundwater control and more.

Handbook of Cost Data

Author: Halbert Powers Gillette
Publisher: Рипол Классик
ISBN: 9785876054920
Release Date:
Genre: History

Handbook of Cost Data for Contractors and Engineers. A Reference Book Giving Methods of Construction and Actual Costs of Materials and Labor On Numerous Engineering Works.

Pipeline Rules of Thumb Handbook

Author: E.W. McAllister
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080524095
Release Date: 2015-08-03
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Now in its sixth edition, Pipeline Rules of Thumb Handbook has been and continues to be the standard resource for any professional in the pipeline industry. A practical and convenient reference, it provides quick solutions to the everyday pipeline problems that the pipeline engineer, contractor, or designer faces. Pipeline Rules of Thumb Handbook assembles hundreds of shortcuts for pipeline construction, design, and engineering. Workable "how-to" methods, handy formulas, correlations, and curves all come together in this one convenient volume. Save valuable time and effort using the thousands of illustrations, photographs, tables, calculations, and formulas available in an easy to use format Updated and revised with new material on project scoping, plastic pipe data, HDPE pipe data, fiberglass pipe, NEC tables, trenching, and much more A book you will use day to day guiding every step of pipeline design and maintenance