A must have reference guide and engineer base for the safe execution of all heavy transports. In easy to understand English, this book contains hundreds of color pictures of actual transports which aid in the understanding of the various subjects. Over 400 pages of background information, both mathematical, as well as historical, are included.
Whether you are a heavy transport engineer, field personnel, site/operations manager, project/rigging or site engineer, cargo owner, shipper, surveyors or consultant, this book is a must for anyone who moves heavy transports.
Every section covers one topic. The topic sequence is logical and builds up towards a complete coverage of all heavy transport aspects. Topics include: Hydraulic stability calculations, structural stability calculations, axle groups/suspension, dunnage & lashing, external forces such as wind, curve impact, center of gravity, and more.
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