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Overview

Robert Peurifoy was a giant in the field of construction engineering and authored several books during his lifetime. This book last published in 1989 and will capitalize on the well-known name of the author. In this edition,computer calculations of costs and of modeling have been added as well as updated statistics,computer related examples and new problems. Civil,Environmental,and Construction Management Engineering Majors and Professionals will benefit from having this title on their shelf. This edition retains the conceptual strengths of the Peurifoy approach and organization from the previous edition but the new problems and computer-based examples and new up-to-date construction data make it the only choice in academia or industry.
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Robert L. Peurifoy was Professor Emeritus at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Table of Contents

About the Authors
Preface
Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 Bid Documents 22
Ch. 3 Estimating Process 44
Ch. 4 Conceptual Cost Estimating 64
Ch. 5 Cost of Construction Labor and Equipment 81
Ch. 6 Handling and Transporting Material 101
Ch. 7 Earthwork and Excavation 119
Ch. 8 Highways and Pavements 158
Ch. 9 Foundations 193
Ch. 10 Concrete Structures 215
Ch. 11 Steel Structures 263
Ch. 12 Carpentry 279
Ch. 13 Interior Finish, Millwork, and Wallboards 307
Ch. 14 Roofing and Flashing 314
Ch. 15 Masonry 327
Ch. 16 Floor Systems 347
Ch. 17 Floor Finishes 359
Ch. 18 Glass and Glazing 368
Ch. 19 Painting 372
Ch. 20 Plumbing 378
Ch. 21 Electric Wiring 396
Ch. 22 Sewerage Systems 406
Ch. 23 Water Distribution Systems 423
Ch. 24 Total Cost of Engineering Projects 441
Ch. 25 Computer Estimating 445
App Example Bid Documents 498
Index 549
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