Excavation Systems Planning, Design, and Safety

Excavation Systems Planning, Design, and Safety

Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780071498692
Author: Joe Turner
Dispatch Time: 2 - 3 Days
Format: Hard Cover
Number of Pages: 509
Year of Published: 2008
Our Price: $100.00

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.


  • 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


Chapter 1. Introduction to Excavation Safety and Shoring Design
Chapter 2. Engineering Structural Principles for Shoring Design
Chapter 3. Excavation Work Planning
Chapter 4. Existing Subsurface Installations and Outside Force Damage Protection
Chapter 5. Interpreting Soils Information for Excavation Planning and Shoring Design
Chapter 6. Excavation Stability and Shoring Design Loads
Chapter 7. Surcharge Loading, Base Stability, and Surface Settlement
Chapter 8. Slope Stability and Open Cut Worker Protection Systems
Chapter 9. Shoring Systems Selected from Tabulated Data
Appendix 1: OSHA Subpart P, Excavations and Commentary
Appendix 2: OSHA Appendix A, Soil Classification and Commentary

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