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Understanding Earthworks- manipulating soil & rocks

Earthworks involves manipulating soil and rocks for different purposes. Although it is a significant aspect of preparing land for the construction of buildings, roads, and other infrastructure, it is also used for shaping land to alter its topography.

This earthworks ebook is the ideal introduction to understanding what is involved in earthworks, including preparing a site, shaping the ground surface, grading and earthmoving, earthworks calculations and soil storage and filing.


 

CHAPTER 1 SCOPE & NATURE OF EARTHWORKS

  • Nature of Earthworks
  • Earthworks Applications

CHAPTER 2 SITE PREPARATION

  • Surveying and Levelling
  • Site Investigation, Soil and Subsoil
  • Land Clearing

CHAPTER 3 GROUND SURFACE SHAPING

  • Earth Forming
  • Ground Shapes
  • Creating Mounds
  • How To Build a Raised Garden Bed

CHAPTER 4 GRADING & EARTHMOVING

  • Grading Principles and Methods
  • Site Grading
  • Earthmoving Tools
  • Earthmoving Machinery
  • Earthmoving

CHAPTER 5 EARTHWORKS CALCULATIONS

  • Cut & Fill Calculations
  • Drainage Considerations

CHAPTER 6 STABILISING METHODS

  • Compaction
  • Surface Treatments
  • Drainage
  • Improving Surface Drainage After Construction
  • Points To Remember When Designing a Drainage System
  • Drainage Effectiveness
  • Rate of Excess Water Reaching Soil

CHAPTER 7 SOIL STORAGE & FILLING

  • Removal, Storage and Reinstatement of Topsoil
  • Filling Materials
  • Working With Filled Land
  • Further reading and study
  • More ebooks available
  • Courses available




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