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Construction Methods and Management

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780130859624

ISBN10:
0130859621
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2001
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall

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Summary

For one-semester courses in Construction Management, Construction Methods and Materials, and Commercial Construction. Also useful in an introductory course for architects and engineers. This introductory text looks at major construction management topics alongside modern heavy construction and building construction, in order to provide students with the knowledge base necessary to succeed in this highly competitive industry. It offers comprehensive coverage of current developments in the field as they relate to growing international competition, rapid changes in technology, and increasing government regulation.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1(17)
The Construction Industry
1(2)
The Construction Process
3(5)
Codes and Regulations
8(1)
State of the Industry
9(1)
Construction Management
10(4)
Construction Trends and Prospects
14(3)
Problems
14(1)
References
15(2)
PART ONE Earthmoving and Heavy Construction 17(236)
Earthmoving Materials and Operations
19(22)
Introduction to Earthmoving
19(2)
Earthmoving Materials
21(1)
Soil Identification and Classification
22(4)
Soil Volume-Change Characteristics
26(4)
Spoil Banks
30(2)
Estimating Earthwork Volume
32(4)
Construction Use of the Mass Diagram
36(5)
Problems
39(1)
References
40(1)
Excavating and Lifting
41(38)
Introduction
41(5)
Hydraulic Excavators
46(4)
Shovels
50(3)
Draglines
53(5)
Clamshells
58(4)
Trenching and Trenchless Technology
62(3)
Cranes
65(14)
Problems
76(1)
References
77(2)
Loading and Hauling
79(44)
Estimating Equipment Travel Time
79(10)
Dozers
89(7)
Loaders
96(6)
Scrapers
102(13)
Trucks and Wagons
115(8)
Problems
120(1)
References
121(2)
Compacting and Finishing
123(28)
Principles of Compaction
123(5)
Compaction Equipment and Procedures
128(11)
Ground Modification
139(3)
Grading and Finishing
142(9)
Problems
147(2)
References
149(2)
Production of Aggregate, Concrete, and Asphalt Mixes
151(30)
Production of Aggregate
151(11)
Production of Concrete
162(10)
Production of Asphalt Mixes
172(9)
Problems
178(2)
References
180(1)
Paving and Surface Treatments
181(14)
Concrete Paving
181(4)
Asphalt Paving and Surface Treatments
185(5)
Pavement Repair and Rehabilitation
190(5)
Problems
194(1)
References
194(1)
Rock Excavation
195(30)
Introduction
195(5)
Drilling
200(8)
Blasting
208(7)
Rock Ripping
215(3)
Estimating Production and Cost
218(7)
Problems
221(2)
References
223(2)
Compressed Air and Water Systems
225(28)
Introduction
225(1)
Compressed Air Systems
225(13)
Water Supply Systems
238(15)
Problems
251(1)
References
252(1)
PART TWO Building Construction 253(184)
Foundations
255(32)
Foundation Systems
255(1)
Spread Footings
255(2)
Piles
257(10)
Piers and Caissons
267(1)
Stability of Excavations
268(5)
Protecting Excavations and Workers
273(5)
Dewatering Excavations
278(3)
Pressure Grouting
281(6)
Problems
284(1)
References
284(3)
Concrete Construction
287(34)
Construction Applications of Concrete
287(11)
Concrete Construction Practices
298(5)
Concrete Formwork
303(9)
Reinforcing Steel
312(4)
Quality Control
316(5)
Problems
319(1)
References
320(1)
Concrete Form Design
321(30)
Design Principles
321(1)
Design Loads
321(2)
Method of Analysis
323(2)
Slab Form Design
325(14)
Wall and Column Form Design
339(6)
Design of Lateral Bracing
345(6)
Problems
348(1)
References
349(2)
Wood Construction
351(40)
Introduction
351(1)
Wood Materials and Properties
351(5)
Frame Construction
356(15)
Timber Construction
371(13)
Fastenings, Connections, and Notching
384(7)
Problems
388(1)
References
389(2)
Steel Construction
391(18)
Introduction
391(2)
Structural Steel
393(4)
Steel Erection
397(4)
Field Connections
401(5)
Safety
406(3)
Problems
407(1)
References
408(1)
Masonry Construction
409(28)
Brick Masonry
409(11)
Concrete Masonry
420(5)
Other Masonry Materials
425(1)
Estimating Quantity of Masonry
425(5)
Construction Practice
430(7)
Problems
434(1)
References
435(2)
PART THREE Construction Management 437(102)
Planning and Scheduling
439(28)
Introduction
439(1)
Bar Graph Method
440(5)
CPM---The Critical Path Method
445(9)
Scheduling and Resource Assignment Using CPM
454(7)
Practical Considerations in Network Use
461(1)
Linear Scheduling Methods
462(5)
Problems
463(3)
References
466(1)
Construction Economics
467(24)
Introduction
467(1)
Time Value of Money
467(1)
Equipment Cost
468(12)
The Rent-Lease-Buy Decision
480(4)
Financial Management of Construction
484(7)
Problems
487(3)
References
490(1)
Contract Construction
491(12)
Introduction
491(1)
Bidding and Contract Award
492(2)
Construction Contracts
494(3)
Plans and Specifications
497(2)
Contract Administration
499(4)
Problems
502(1)
References
502(1)
Construction Safety and Health and Equipment Maintenance
503(14)
Importance of Safety
503(1)
OSHA
504(1)
Safety Programs
505(1)
Safety Procedures
506(3)
Environmental Health in Construction
509(2)
Equipment Maintenance
511(6)
Problems
514(1)
References
515(2)
Improving Productivity and Performance
517(22)
The Big Picture
517(1)
Work Improvement
518(7)
Quantitative Management Methods
525(5)
Computers and Other Tools
530(2)
Robots in Construction
532(7)
Problems
536(1)
References
537(2)
Appendix A: Metric Conversion Factors 539(1)
Appendix B: Construction Industry Organizations 540(3)
Index 543


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