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A General Engineering (Commercial) (2016-03-18)

Construction in connection with fixed works, including streets, roads, power and utilities plants, dams, hydroelectric plants, sewage and waste disposal plants, bridges, tunnels and overpasses. Also included are the scopes of work allowed by all of the other engineering classifications, A-3 through A-21.

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    Photovoltaic Systems 2012

    3rd Edition Edition
    Publication Year: 2012

    $130.00

    Photovoltaics, along with other renewable-energy technologies, is a rapidly growing sector of the energy market. Photovoltaic Systems, Second Edition, is a comprehensive guide to the design, installation, and evaluation of residential and commercial photovoltaic (PV) systems. The textbook covers the principles of photovoltaics and how to effectively incorporate PV systems into stand-alone or interconnected electrical systems. The content includes system advantages and disadvantages, site evaluation, component operation, system design and sizing, and installation requirements and recommended practices. Common scenarios and procedures are discussed throughout.
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    Uniform Solar Energy Code

    Publication Year: 2009

    $48.94

    The use of this document is intended to provide a safe and functional solar energy system with minimum regulations. An American National Standard IAPMO/ANSI USEC 1-2009. This convenient eBook book contains all the provisions and standards of the USEC, is fully indexed/bookmarked, hyperlinked, searchable, and available with the click of a mouse.
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    NFPA 30: Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, 2008

    2008 Edition

    $75.00

    Adopted by most states and enforceable under OSHA, NFPA 30: Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code presents the latest and most complete guidance on the safe storage, handling, and use of these volatile substances. It provides the criteria you need to design facilities for better protection, comply with sprinkler requirements, and use safe operating practices. The 2008 Code incorporates a new "HazMat" format that integrates with NFPA 5000: Building Construction and Safety Code, the International Building Code, NFPA 1: Uniform Fire Code, and the International Fire Code, presenting NFPA 30 rules in a format consistent with these codes. The format will standardize the structure of all NFPA hazardous materials documents. The result: greater consistency, less confusion, and better integration among pertinent codes that aids compliance.
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    NFPA 70: National Electrical Code 2008

    Publication Year: 2008

    $94.18

    Only the 2008 NEC includes the latest rules for electrical installation in residential, commercial, and industrial occupancies. It also introduces: New article on Critical Operations Power Systems with provisions for electrical security in public and private facilities that must stay online during a crisis, such as public safety dispatch centers and hospital ICUs New article on Electrified Truck Parking Spaces with NEC rules for outlets to run on-board electrical systems, reducing truck emissions and fuel consumption caused by idling during driver rest times Revised requirements for AFCI and GFCIs in dwellings. Since arcing faults on wiring systems and extension cords can cause home fires, the Code expands AFCI use to living areas. New rules for tamper-resistant receptacles respond to NEISS reports that thousands of children are treated in hospitals every year for burns received as a result of inserting objects into receptacles. New provisions in Article 210, Article 410, and elsewhere in the Code reduce worker hazards and correlate with NFPA 70E® worker safety rules. Plus hundreds of other revisions
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    ASME B31.8 Gas Transmission and Distribution Systems 2007

    Publication Year: 2007

    $248.55

    This code prescribes comprehensive solutions for materials, design, fabrication, assembly, erection, testing and inspection. It also serves as a companion to ASME's other B31 codes on piping systems. Together, they remain essential references for anyone engaged with piping.
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    Technical Digest No. 9 - Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders

    3rd Edition
    Publication Year: March 2006

    $34.25

    This updated Technical Digest contains a thorough coverage of the proper handling and erection procedures to be employed in the field to make certain that SJI joist products are not damaged, that they perform as specified, and above all, to ensure the safety of the erectors. The digest includes descriptions of the standard products: K-Series joists, LH/DLH-Series joists, Joist Girders and now CJ-Series joists, how joist products are prepared, tagged, loaded and shipped from the joist manufacturer’s plant, how they are to be unloaded and stored at the job site, how the joist products are to be erected including bridging, and field inspection. Other topics covered in the digest are penalized erection and common field issues. This edition contains information related to the newest standard joist product, the CJ-Series joists that were introduced in 2007. It also includes updated information on Bridging in Chapter 8 as well as some additional topics added to the list of Miscellaneous Topics - Common Field Issues in Chapter 9. General contractors, steel erectors, inspectors, and building officials would most benefit from this Technical Digest. Engineers and Architects would also benefit from the information contained in the digest if part of their responsibilities is to oversee joist and Joist Girder projects under construction.
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    Pipe and Excavation Contracting 2011

    Publication Year: 2011

    $34.00

    This popular manual has been updated and improved to bring it more current with modern earth moving 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 pipe layers to fail when they try to start their own business.
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    Placing Reinforcing Bars, Recommended Practices

    9th Edition
    Publication Year: 2011

    $70.12

    More then any other material of construction, concrete depends for its performance on the skill and understanding of the man on the job. Since this applies particularly to reinforced concrete construction, it will be a matter of great interest to all contractors a now handbook entitled "CRSI Recommended Practice for Placeing Reinforcing Bars." The book was prepared under the direction of the Engineering Proactive Committee of the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute by R. C. Reese. The book answers hundreds of questions. Some examples are: how many standard sizes of reinforcing bars are now being rolled; what are stirrups and why are they used; why are column spirals used and related issues.
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    Arizona 811: Arizona Blue Stake Inc (English)

    July Edition
    Publication Year: 2010

    $10.00

    This booklet was published with the intent of assisting the excavator utilizing the special services of Blue Stake. It is not intended to be used as an interpretation of state law or as an industry standard. This booklet will be revised from time to time without notice.
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    Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook

    2nd Edition
    Publication Year: 2000

    $125.00

    This second edition covers state-of-the-art asphalt paving, plant operations, transportation of materials, surface preparation, lay down, compaction, and quality control processes. It is aimed at field personnel who are responsible for these operations—both contractor personnel who do the work and agency personnel who oversee and inspect the work.
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    Contractors Guide to Quality Concrete Construction

    3rd Edition
    Publication Year: 2005

    $76.00

    Written by and for contractors, this publication provides insight into proven construction practices that will produce quality concrete construction. Contents include organizing for quality, concrete mixture designs, specifications, foundations, formwork, reinforcement and embedments in structures, joints and reinforcement for slabs-on-ground, preparing for concreting, concrete placing and finishing, common field problems, and safety.
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    Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods

    Publication Year: 2005
    7th Edition

    $196.54

    The 8th Edition of Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods follows in the footsteps of the previous editions by providing the reader with the fundamentals of machine utilization and production estimating in a logical, simple and concise format. This text is aimed at supporting a basic undergraduate construction equipment course that is part of an engineering curriculum. It is also applicable to graduate equipment courses. In addition, since technology is constantly evolving, this text provides an understanding of machine capabilities and how to properly apply those capabilities to construction challenges.
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    NFPA 70: National Electrical Code Fast Tabs 2008

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    Self-adhesive Quick Reference Tabs affix to your 2008 NFPA 70: National Electrical Code or NEC Handbook, so you can flip open your book to the latest electrical safety information and maximize time on the job.
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    DIPRA Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe

    Publication Year: 2015

    $15.00

    This book is full of useful information for designers and installers of Ductile Iron pipe. It covers many aspects of pipeline installation such as receiving and handling, trenching, installing, back-filling, testing and disinfecting, and service taps. It also contains a variety of useful miscellaneous information such as a listing of Ductile Iron pipe standards, common conversion factors and dimensions, and weights of push-on and mechanical joint pipe. A convenient pocket-size version of this Guide is available.
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    Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices

    Publication Year: 2009

    $55.00

    The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, or MUTCD defines the standards used by road managers nationwide to install and maintain traffic control devices on all public streets, highways, bikeways, and private roads open to public traffic. The MUTCD is published by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) under 23 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 655, Subpart F.
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    Pipe Welding Procedures

    2nd Edition
    Publication Year: 2003

    $50.78

    A standard reference for decades, this new edition of Pipe Welding Procedures continues to reinforce the welder's understanding of procedures. Drawing on his extensive practical and teaching experience in the field, the author describes in detail the manipulating procedures used to weld pipe joints. You will find useful information on heat input and distribution, essentials of shielded metal-arc technology, distortion, pipe welding defects, welding safety, essentials of welding metallurgy, and qualification of the welding procedure and the welder.
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    Storm Water Management for Construction Activities

    Publication Year: Oct 1992

    $32.30

    This document provides guidance to construction site operators that need to prepare a SWPPP in order to receive NPDES permit coverage for their stormwater discharges. The Clean Water Act provisions, EPA regulations and EPA’s Construction General Permit described in this document contain legally binding requirements. This document does not substitute for those provisions, regulations or permit, nor is it a regulation or permit itself. It also does not substitute for requirements under State law or construction general permits issued by States. It does not impose legally-binding requirements on EPA, States, or the regulated community, and may not apply to a particular situation based upon the circumstances. EPA and State decisionmakers retain the discretion to adopt approaches on a case-by-case basis that differ from this guidance where appropriate. Any decisions regarding a particular construction site will be made based on the applicable statutes, regulations and/or permit terms. Therefore, interested parties are free to raise questions and objections about the appropriateness of the application of this guidance to a particular situation, and EPA—or the applicable NPDES permitting authority—will consider whether or not the recommendations or interpretations in the guidance are appropriate in that situation based on the law and regulations.
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    Planning & Installing Solar Thermal Systems: A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers

    2nd Edition
    Publication Year: 2010

    $189.25

    In short, the book offers comprehensive guidance for professionals who wish to install solar thermal technology and is a highly valued resource for architects and engineers alike who are working on new projects, electricians, roofers and other installers, craftsmen undertaking vocational training and anyone with a specialized and practical interest in this field.
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    Soils and Foundations

    7th Edition

    $148.35

    Written in a clear, direct style, this practical book introduces readers to the essentials of soil mechanics and foundations. Major emphasis is given to design and practical applications, which are supported by basic theory. Now in its seventh edition, it includes new material on soil consistency, over-consolidated clay, degree of consolidation, vibroflotation and the settlement of sand. "KEY" Chapter topics cover formation of natural soil deposits, engineering properties of soils, soil exploration, soil compaction and stabilization, water in soil, stress distribution in soil, consolidation of soil and settlement of structures, shear strength of soil, shallow foundations, pile foundations, drilled shaft foundations, lateral earth pressure, retaining structures, and stability analysis of slopes. For civil engineers, civil engineering technologists, and geotechnical engineers.
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    Construction Handbook for Bridge Temporary Works

    1st Edition

    $138.50

    This Publication was developed for contractors and construction engineers involved in bridge construction on Federal-aid highway projects. Also aids false work design engineers and supplements Guide Design Specifications for Bridge Temporary Works. Construction-oriented, focusing primarily on quality standards of materials and construction methods. Chapters on false work, formwork, and temporary retaining structures and Dual units.
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    Design and Construction of Urban Storm Water Management Systems

    Publication Year: 2000

    $95.00

    Design and Construction of Urban Stormwater Management Systems presents a comprehensive examination of the issues involved in engineering urban stormwater systems. This Manual—which updates relevant portions of Design and Construction of Sanitary and Storm Sewers, MOP 37—reflects the many changes taking place in the field, such as the use of microcomputers and the need to control the quality of runoff as well as the quantity. Chapters are prepared by authors with experience and expertise in the particular subject area. The Manual aids the practicing engineer by presenting a brief summary of currently accepted procedures relating to the following areas: financial services; regulations; surveys and investigations; design concepts and master planning; hydrology and water quality; storm drainage hydraulics; and computer modeling.
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    Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook

    Publication Year: 2011
    12th Edition

    $103.50

    The definitive guide to distribution and transmission line technology
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    Training Certification of Field Personnel For Unbonded Post Tensioning

    3rd Edition
    Publication Year: 2003

    $91.56

    This instructional manual has been prepared by the Post-Tensioning Institute's Committee for Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning soley as a recommended general guide and assistance to the placement, installation and inspection of unbonded single strand post-tensioning systems, the operation of stressing equipment, and accessories.
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    Concrete Pipe and Box Culvert Installation Manual 2015

    Publication Year: 2015

    $25.00

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    Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA) 2017

    Publication Year: 2017

    $26.78

    Make compliance with dense government safety regulations simple with MANCOMM’s 29 CFR 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations. Updated through January 2017, the book provides you with a comprehensive set of the most up-to-date Construction regulations. Utilizing MANCOMM’s signature formatting approach – RegLogic – this edition includes notations for changes within the past year and letters of reference.
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    Pipefitter's Handbook, 1967 3rd Edition

    3rd Edition
    Publication Year: 1967

    $35.45

    Compact and pocket-sized, this handy reference contains thousands of facts and figures relevant to pipefitters, steamfitters-anyone concerned with layout and installation of pipe.
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    Instructional Manual for Training and Certification of Steel Personnel

    Publication Year: 1999
    3rd Edition

    $91.56

    This instructional manual has been prepared by the Post-Tensioning Institute's Committee for Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning soley as a recommended general guide and assistance to the placement, installation and inspection of unbonded single strand post-tensioning systems, the operation of stressing equipment, and accessories.