Establishes a vocabulary in English, French and Russian of the most commonly used terms in the field of cranes. This part gives the general definition of a tower crane. It applies to tower cranes for construction work that can be assembled and dismantled, permanently erected tower cranes, hammerhead cranes, dockside and shipbuilders'tower cranes. It does not apply to mobile boom cranes which may be fitted with a tower attachment and erection masts, with or without jibs.
Status : WithdrawnPublication date : 1991-02
Edition : 2Number of pages : 19
Technical Committee:Tower cranes