Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-06-05
  • Publisher: MCG (Manual)
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Robert Peurifoy was a giant in the field of construction engineering and authored several classic books during his lifetime. Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods, sixth edition, deals with a diverse set of construction planning scenarios. Clifford Schexnayder has improved on a classic treatment of the topic by updating, improving, and adding material important to instructors in this area. This sixth edition of Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods has sharpened in focus to concentrate on planning. New methods and data are incorporated throughout with many contemporary examples.

Author Biography

Robert L. Peurifoy was Professor Emeritus at the University of Texas in Austin. Cliff Schexnayder (Tempe, AZ) Professor Del Webb School of Construction, Arizona State University.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction

2 Planning for Equipment Utilization

3 Equipment Cost

4 Geotechnical Materials, Compaction and Stabilization

5 Machine Power

6 Dozers

7 Scrapers

8 Excavators

9 Finishing Equipment

10 Trucks and Hauling Equipment

11 Compressed Air

12 Drilling Rock and Earth

13 Blasting Rock

14 Aggregate Production

15 Asphalt Mix Produciton and Placement

16 Concrete Equipment

17 Cranes

18 Draglines and Clamshells

19 Piles and Pile-Driving Equipment

20 Equipment for Pumping Water


A Alphabetical List of Units with Their Si Names and Conversion Factors

B Selected English-to-Si Conversion Factors

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

D Selected Metric Unit Equivalents

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