Construction Equipment and Methods

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/11/2013
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

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A construction engineer must be able to understand and solve problems, communicate solutions, and manage their implementation. The book will help build these skills through: a holistic view of construction technology, its safe use to maximize productivity and how the principles of science are being applied; linking the material in this course to their previous courses (such as statics, geotechnical engineering); and pedagogy designed to promote knowledge, and skill acquisition, such as case studies, open-ended problems.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Human Ingenuity Builds Miracles

Chapter 2: Costing The Operation Of Equipment

Chapter 3: Creating And Deploying Massive Power Safely

Chapter 4: The Omnipresent Backhoes

Chapter 5: Dozers, Scrapers, And Graders

Chapter 6: About Trucks, Loaders And The Quarry Operation

Chapter 7: Cranes - Gentle Giants In Construction

Chapter 8: Creating And Securing A Deep Dig

Chapter 9: The Many Ways To Construct Deep Foundations

Chapter 10: Forms And Temporary Structures For Material And Laborers

Chapter 11: How Do They Build These Magnificent Bridges?



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