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This big book provides a detailed history of a big piece of machinery: the bucket wheel excavator. Rasper's well-illustrated survey of the BWE begins with 19th century American patents and carries into the 1970's.
BOOK DETAILS: 465 pp, just under 4 pounds; released with dustcover. Cloth over boards; sewn binding. B&w illustrations throughout: photos, technical drawings, charts, graphs, elevations, formulas. Over 90 pp of advertising reproductions!
TABLE OF CONTENTS: 1 - Origin & Development of the Bucket Wheel Excavator; 2 - Methods of Operation of Wheel Excavators; 3 - Bucket Wheel Excavator Design; 4 - Cutting Resistance & Digging Power; 5 - Regulations for Load Assumptions; 6 - The Bucket Wheel; 7 - Conveyor Belts on Bucket Wheel Excavators; 8 - Crawlers for Bucket Wheel Excavators; 9 - Lubrication Technology for Bucket Wheel Excavators; 10 - The Main Slewing Mechanism of the Bucket Wheel Excavator; 11 - The Steel Structure of the Bucket Wheel Excavator; 12 - Electrical Equipment for Bucket Wheel Excavators; 13 - The Role of the Bucket Wheel in Excavation; 14 - Bucket Wheel Excavator Mining Systems; 15 - Appendix; 16 - Reference List of Major Bucket Wheel Manufacturing Companies.
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Book Description Trans Tech, 1975. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. No jacket. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 4to - over 9.75" - 12" tall; Ex-library; ex-library reading copy; some chipping to cover corners; HEAVY BOOK(S) 1.8kg. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping. Seller Inventory # 12285col003
Book Description Trans Tech Publications, 1975. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. First Edition. 374 pages of text and 95 advertising pages (complete). A confident copy. The dustjacket is much worn, torn, scuffed and marked. It is intact and secure. The boards have been marked and stained from storage conditions. They have wear, scuffing. The contents are most diligent. They are clean, clear, bright, tight and in most tidy condition. fk. Seller Inventory # bqym
Book Description Trans Tech Publications. Condition: Acceptable. Used - Acceptable. Crack in binding. Ex-library with wear and barcode page may have been removed. Seller Inventory # Z1-U-031-00655