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Construction Methods And Management

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Edition:
7th
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9780131716858

ISBN10:
0131716859
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2007
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

This classic text incorporates major construction management topics with coverage of the methods of heavy/highway and building construction. It incorporates both U.S. customary and metric (SI) units throughout the text, presents concrete formwork design equations and procedures in both units, and covers construction equipment maintenance practices and safety considerations. Heavily illustrated, this unique text and reference combines a solid foundation in principles with practical applications. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1(16)
The Construction Industry
1(2)
The Construction Process
3(5)
Codes and Regulations
8(2)
State of the Industry
10(1)
Construction Management
11(4)
Construction Trends and Prospects
15(2)
Problems
16(1)
References
16(1)
PART ONE Earthmoving and Heavy Construction
17(244)
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(40)
Introduction
41(5)
Hydraulic Excavators
46(4)
Shovels
50(4)
Draglines
54(6)
Clamshells
60(2)
Trenching and Trenchless Technology
62(4)
Cranes
66(15)
Problems
78(1)
References
79(2)
Loading and Hauling
81(46)
Estimating Equipment Travel Time
81(10)
Dozers
91(7)
Loaders
98(8)
Scrapers
106(12)
Trucks and Wagons
118(9)
Problems
124(1)
References
125(2)
Compacting and Finishing
127(28)
Principles of Compaction
127(5)
Compaction Equipment and Procedures
132(11)
Ground Modification
143(3)
Grading and Finishing
146(9)
Problems
152(1)
References
153(2)
Rock Excavation
155(30)
Introduction
155(5)
Drilling
160(8)
Blasting
168(8)
Rock Ripping
176(3)
Estimating Production and Cost
179(6)
Problems
182(1)
References
183(2)
Production of Aggregate, Concrete, and Asphalt Mixes
185(30)
Production of Aggregate
185(11)
Production of Concrete
196(10)
Production of Asphalt Mixes
206(9)
Problems
211(2)
References
213(2)
Paving and Surface Treatments
215(18)
Concrete Paving
215(4)
Asphalt Paving and Surface Treatments
219(8)
Pavement Repair and Rehabilitation
227(6)
Problems
231(1)
References
231(2)
Compressed Air and Water Systems
233(28)
Introduction
233(1)
Compressed Air Systems
233(13)
Water Supply Systems
246(15)
Problems
259(1)
References
260(1)
PART TWO Building Construction
261(190)
Foundations
263(32)
Foundation Systems
263(1)
Spread Footings
263(2)
Piles
265(10)
Piers and Caissons
275(1)
Stability of Excavations
276(5)
Protecting Excavations and Workers
281(5)
Dewatering Excavations
286(3)
Pressure Grouting
289(6)
Problems
292(1)
References
293(2)
Wood Construction
295(40)
Introduction
295(1)
Wood Materials and Properties
295(5)
Frame Construction
300(21)
Timber Construction
321(6)
Fastenings, Connections, and Notching
327(8)
Problems
333(1)
References
333(2)
Concrete Construction
335(36)
Construction Applications of Concrete
335(11)
Concrete Construction Practices
346(6)
Concrete Formwork
352(9)
Reinforcing Steel
361(6)
Quality Control
367(4)
Problems
368(1)
References
369(2)
Concrete Form Design
371(32)
Design Principles
371(1)
Design Loads
371(3)
Method of Analysis
374(2)
Slab Form Design
376(14)
Wall and Column Form Design
390(6)
Design of Lateral Bracing
396(7)
Problems
400(1)
References
401(2)
Masonry Construction
403(30)
Brick Masonry
403(11)
Concrete Masonry
414(6)
Other Masonry Materials
420(2)
Estimating Quantity of Masonry
422(2)
Construction Practice
424(9)
Problems
430(1)
References
430(3)
Steel Construction
433(18)
Introduction
433(1)
Structural Steel
434(4)
Steel Erection
438(5)
Field Connections
443(5)
Safety
448(3)
Problems
449(1)
References
449(2)
PART THREE Construction Management
451(102)
Planning and Scheduling
453(28)
Introduction
453(1)
Bar Graph Method
454(5)
CPM---The Critical Path Method
459(12)
Scheduling and Resource Assignment Using CPM
471(4)
Practical Considerations in Network Use
475(1)
Linear Scheduling Methods
476(5)
Problems
478(2)
References
480(1)
Construction Economics
481(24)
Introduction
481(1)
Time Value of Money
481(1)
Equipment Cost
482(12)
Equipment Rental
494(1)
The Rent-Lease-Buy Decision
495(3)
Financial Management of Construction
498(7)
Problems
502(2)
References
504(1)
Contract Construction
505(12)
Introduction
505(1)
Bidding and Contract Award
505(3)
Construction Contracts
508(3)
Plans and Specifications
511(1)
Contract Administration
512(5)
Problems
515(1)
References
516(1)
Construction Safety and Health and Equipment Maintenance
517(14)
Importance of Safety
517(1)
OSHA
518(1)
Safety Programs
518(2)
Safety Procedures
520(3)
Environmental Health in Construction
523(2)
Equipment Maintenance
525(6)
Problems
529(1)
References
530(1)
Improving Productivity and Performance
531(22)
The Big Picture
531(1)
Work Improvement
532(7)
Quantitative Management Methods
539(5)
Computers and Other Tools
544(4)
Robots in Construction
548(2)
The Future
550(3)
Problems
551(1)
References
552(1)
Appendix A: Metric Conversion Factors 553(1)
Appendix B: Construction Industry Organizations 554(4)
Appendix C: Construction Internet Sources 558(1)
Index 559


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