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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.

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

*From one of the engineering field's giants, Robert L. Peurifoy, comes comprehensive coverage of construction planning *Covers equipment selection and engineering scenarios *Engineering fundamentals and operational analysis has been added to this new edition

About the Author

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 Machines Make It Possible

2 Fundamental Concepts of Equipment Economics

3 Planning for Earthwork Construction

4 Soil and Rock

5 Compaction and Stabilization Equipment

6 Machine Equipment Power Requirements

7 Dozers

8 Scrapers

9 Excavators

10 Trucks and Hauling Equipment

11 Finishing Equipment

12 Drilling Rock and Earth

13 Blasting Rock

14 Aggregate Production

15 Asphalt Mix Produciton and Placement

16 Concrete and Concrete Equipment

17 Cranes

18 Draglines and Clamshells

19 Piles and Pile-Driving Equipment

20 Air Compressors and Pumps

21 Planning for Building Construction

22 Forming Systems

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072321760
Publisher:
Academic Internet Publishers
Location:
Boston
Author:
Schexnayder, Cliff
Author:
Schexnayder, Clifford J.
Author:
Peurifoy, R. L.
Author:
Shapira, Aviad
Author:
Peurifoy, Robert L.
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Subject:
Planning
Subject:
Engineering - Civil
Subject:
Construction & Construction Trades
Subject:
Building
Subject:
Construction - General
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
7
Series:
McGraw-Hill Series in Construction Engineering and Project M
Series Volume:
v. 4
Publication Date:
20050609
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
786
Dimensions:
9.48x7.44x1.22 in. 2.79 lbs.

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Product details 786 pages McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math - English 9780072321760 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , 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.

"Synopsis" by , *From one of the engineering field's giants, Robert L. Peurifoy, comes comprehensive coverage of construction planning *Covers equipment selection and engineering scenarios *Engineering fundamentals and operational analysis has been added to this new edition
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