Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods / Edition 7

Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods / Edition 7

by Robert L. Peurifoy, Clifford J. Schexnayder, Aviad Shapira
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072964200

ISBN-13: 9780072964202

Pub. Date: 06/17/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

The Seventh 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. Our text features expanded coverage of building in today's global environment. Hundreds of photos and…  See more details below

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The Seventh 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. Our text features expanded coverage of building in today's global environment. Hundreds of photos and illustrations have been added to the seventh edition to make this dynamic text even more accessible to both students and professionals. 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.

The media package includes:

Web-based exercises have been added to many chapters to draw attention to the expanding volume of information available over the Internet. The computer monitor icon in the text margin will direct you to the text website (http://www.mhhe.com/engcs/civil/peurifoy). In addition, extensive web resources are provided at the end of every text chapter.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072964202
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/17/2005
Series:
McGraw-Hill Series in Civil Engineering
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
786
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
List of Abbreviations and Symbols
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Planning for Earthwork Construction20
Ch. 3Equipment Cost44
Ch. 4Geotechnical Materials, Compaction, and Stabilization76
Ch. 5Machine Power126
Ch. 6Dozers152
Ch. 7Scrapers203
Ch. 8Excavators229
Ch. 9Finishing Equipment270
Ch. 10Trucks and Hauling Equipment283
Ch. 11Compressed Air305
Ch. 12Drilling Rock and Earth333
Ch. 13Blasting Rock372
Ch. 14Aggregate Production402
Ch. 15Asphalt Mix Production and Placement440
Ch. 16Concrete Equipment479
Ch. 17Cranes509
Ch. 18Draglines and Clamshells546
Ch. 19Piles and Pile-Driving Equipment567
Ch. 20Equipment for Pumping Water622
App. AAlphabetical List of Units with Their SI Names and Conversion Factors653
App. BSelected English-to-SI Conversion Factors655
App. CSelected U.S. Customary (English) Unit Equivalents656
App. DSelected Metric Unit Equivalents657
Index659

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