Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/18/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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The Eighth Edition ofConstruction Planning, Equipment and Methodsfollows in the footsteps of the previous editions by providing the reader with the fundamentals of machine utilization and production estimating in a logical, simple and concise format.This text is aimed at supporting a basic undergraduate construction equipment course that is part of an engineering curriculum. It is also applicable to graduate equipment courses. In addition, since technology is constantly evolving, this text provides an understanding of machine capabilities and how to properly apply those capabilities to construction challenges.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Machines Make it Possible

Chapter 2: Equipment Economics

Chapter 3: Planning for Earthwork Construction

Chapter 4: Soil and Rock

Chapter 5: Compaction and Stabilization Equipment

Chapter 6: Mobile Equipment Power Requirements

Chapter 7: Dozers

Chapter 8: Scrapers

Chapter 9: Excavators

Chapter 10: Trucks and Hauling Equipment

Chapter 11: Finishing Equipment

Chapter 12: Drilling Rock and Earth

Chapter 13: Blasting Rock

Chapter 14: Aggregate Production

Chapter 15: Asphalt Mix Production and Placement

Chapter 16: Concrete and Concrete Equipment

Chapter 17: Cranes

Chapter 18: Piles and Pile-Driving Equipment

Chapter 19: Air Compressors and Pumps

Chapter 20: Forming Systems

Chapter 21: Planning for Building Construction

Appendix A – Alphabetical List of Units with Their SI Names and Conversion Factors

Appendix B – Selected English-to-SI Conversion Factors

Appendix C – Selected U.S. Customary (English) Unit Equivalents

Appendix D – Selected Metric Unit Equivalents


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