Cranes and Derricks, Fourth Edition by Lawrence Shapiro and Jay Shapiro

Special Price $101.70 Regular Price $113.00
ISBN
9780071625579
Product Code
0071625577

Cranes and Derricks, Fourth Edition

Covering every aspect of equipment design, job preparation, setup, management, machinery handling, and safety, Cranes and Derricks, Fourth Edition offers comprehensive coverage of the major shifts in the crane world that have occurred since the previous edition was published.

While the book largely focuses on the theory, equipment, and practices of crane operations, it presents the long-term trends towards industry standardization of rules and methods for crane operation. This trusted resource also meets the heightened demand for reliable and comprehensive information regarding crane safety.

Cranes and Derricks, Fourth Edition features:

A new section on earthquake loads

Updated information on suspensions and steering

A new section on multiple tower crane operations

Updates to the Codes and Standard section to include foreign codes, new OSHA developments, and state and local requirements

Lifting equipment theory and fundamentals

Crane and derrick types and configurations

Mobile crane practices for both crawler and wheel-based cranes

Multiple crane picks

Installation design for tower cranes

Jumping of tower cranes

Chicago boom, guy, gin pole, stifle, and other forms of derricks

Loads acting on cranes and the forces imposed by cranes on their supports

Analysis of wind using ASCE-37 and ASCE-7

Stability against overturning

Safety and risk management

Code: 0071625577 ISBN: 9780071625579

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Cranes and Derricks, Fourth Edition

Covering every aspect of equipment design, job preparation, setup, management, machinery handling, and safety, Cranes and Derricks, Fourth Edition offers comprehensive coverage of the major shifts in the crane world that have occurred since the previous edition was published.

While the book largely focuses on the theory, equipment, and practices of crane operations, it presents the long-term trends towards industry standardization of rules and methods for crane operation. This trusted resource also meets the heightened demand for reliable and comprehensive information regarding crane safety.

Cranes and Derricks, Fourth Edition features:

A new section on earthquake loads

Updated information on suspensions and steering

A new section on multiple tower crane operations

Updates to the Codes and Standard section to include foreign codes, new OSHA developments, and state and local requirements

Lifting equipment theory and fundamentals

Crane and derrick types and configurations

Mobile crane practices for both crawler and wheel-based cranes

Multiple crane picks

Installation design for tower cranes

Jumping of tower cranes

Chicago boom, guy, gin pole, stifle, and other forms of derricks

Loads acting on cranes and the forces imposed by cranes on their supports

Analysis of wind using ASCE-37 and ASCE-7

Stability against overturning

Safety and risk management

Code: 0071625577 ISBN: 9780071625579

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