Snow and Ice Control Manual for Transportation Facilities

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9780070428096: Snow and Ice Control Manual for Transportation Facilities

Control snow and ice with greater effectiveness and efficiency

This manual explains how to hone techniques and curb costs while providing safe and effective snow and ice control service, regardless of road network type or size.

The book provides everything you need to know to counter cold weather: how to match technique to conditions; equipment needs; managing your work force; maintaining safe, trafficable roadways; predicting conditions; the importance of temperature; thermal methods; how to avoid common ice problems; how to make best use of liquid and solid ice control chemicals; controlling blowing snow; airport maintenance; sidewalk maintenance; and more.

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Control Snow and ice with Greater Effectiveness and Efficiency. Effective snow and ice control for transportation facilities hinges on two major concerns: technique and cost. This manual explains how to hone technique and curb costs while providing a safe and effective service, regardless of road network type or size. Snow and Ice Control Manual for Transportation Facilities provides everything you need to know to counter cold weather: how to match technique to conditions; equipment needs; managing your work force; maintaining safe, trafficable roadwaysl predicting conditions; the importance of temperature; thermal methods; how to avoid common ice problems; how to make best use of liquid and solid ice control chemicals; controlling blowing snow; airport maintenance; sidewalk maintenance; and more. Key information includes: the ten principles of snow removal; The six principles of ice control; Four ways to reduce plowing and spreading: handling methods that will help you save costs; Policy and environmental considerations; a new rethinking of old techniques. Written in extensive detail by expert author L. David Minsk - with decades of experience in winter maintenance - this book is the most authoritative how-to guide in the field.

About the Author:

L. David Minsk was with the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) of the Corps of Engineers for 34 years, and was program manager for snow and ice control for the 6-year Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP). He is now a consultant for CRREL, other government agencies, and several industrial clients.

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Published by McGraw-Hill Professional (1998)
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