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 constructionplanning 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.
Table of Contents1 Introduction2 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 Appendixes 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