The Erection of Engineering Structures and Plant: A Handbook for Engineers, Erectors, Foremen and Students [The Directly-Useful [D.U.] Technical Series

By: Atkin, Harry

Price: $295.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


vii, 198 pages. Generously illustrated with detailed drawings and black and white reproductions of marvelous old photos. Provides "that complementary knowledge whereby the draughtsman or other technical man may tackle the job of erection on site with assurance, or at least the understand that the erecting squad are doing nothing likely to cause damage to the property entrusted to its charge, nor accidents to those persons employed on the work." - Preface. Chapters include: Cranes and Substitutes; Winches; Rope-blocks; Chain-blocks; Jacks; Ropes; Knots; Slings; Sundry Tackle; Foundations; Shafting; Pulleys; and much more. Bit of writing atop front free endpaper otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. Tight and square. Handsomely embossed black cloth-covered boards. Brilliant gilt lettering upon backstrip. An attractive and very well-preserved copy of this vintage millwrighting text.

Title: The Erection of Engineering Structures and Plant: A Handbook for Engineers, Erectors, Foremen and Students [The Directly-Useful [D.U.] Technical Series

Author Name: Atkin, Harry

Categories: Science & Technology, Text, Engineering,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall, Lt.: 1925

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 616H3284

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