Entertainment Rigging - A Practical Guide for Riggers, Desi

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Product Overview

Entertainment Rigging covers all aspects of arena rigging, from practical shackle details to complex force equations. Although its focus is the entertainment industry, 90 percent of the information is applicable to other trades that use rigging, such as construction, mining, material handling, logging, longshore work, cranes, and industrial rigging. Entertainment Rigging has over 700 pages, including hundreds of drawings, pictures and tables. It contains dozens of formulas which enable working riggers to simply calculate dimensions, forces, loads, and the required strength of rigging equipment. It also contains many rules of thumb which enable safe rigging without calculations Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The Basics
  • Work Methods
  • Rigging 101
  • Liability
  • Accident Prevention
  • Safety
  • Safe Use and Strength Reduction
  • Load Increase Factors
  • Shock Loads and Safeties
  • Vectors
  • Algebra 101
  • Engineering 101
  • Deadhangs 101
  • Horizontal Force
  • Resultants
  • Loads
  • Balance and Center of Gravity
  • Advanced Deadhangs
  • Breastlines
  • Bridles
  • Bridle Forces
  • Three-point Bridles
  • Cable Sag
  • Rigging for Managers
  • Information and Equipment Sources
  • Interrogatories
  • OSHA
  • Weights
  • Rated Capacity Table
  • Common Rigging Formulas
  • Bridle Leg Tables, 700 pages.