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Cranes and Derricks
Everything you need to know about using cranes and derricks If you employ cranes, trust one rock-solid reference to provide tried-and-tested guidelines for selecting and working with them safely and efficiently. Nothing available covers the subject with the depth and expertise you'll find in Cranes and Derricks. The authors - Howard I. Shapiro, Jay P. Shapiro, and Lawrence ...more
Hardcover, 605 pages
Published July 27th 1999 by McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
(first published January 1st 1980)
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I had been reading this book on and off for a while because I was doing some copywriting work on cranes, and I needed to understand the subject well. I haven't finished it, but I have got all I can from it for now, so it's time for a review. Written by two engineers who also happen to be brothers, this is the definitive modern book on crane technology, and goes into the kind of excruciating detail you would expect from good engineers. Its authors are passionate about their subject, and their kno ...more