Chapter 1: Machines Make it PossibleChapter 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 Index
Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods / Edition 8by Robert Peurifoy, Clifford J. Schexnayder, Robert Schmitt, Aviad Shapira
Pub. Date: 02/26/2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
This text is aimed at supporting a basic undergraduate construction equipment course that is part of an/i>
The Eighth Edition of Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods follows 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.
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