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Construction Methods and Management, 8/e, is designed to guide construction engineers and managers in planning, estimating, and directing construction operations safely and effectively. Comprehensive and up-to-date, the text integrates major construction management topics with an explanation of the methods of heavy/highway and building construction. It incorporates both customary U.S. units and metric (SI) units and is the only text to present concrete formwork design equations and procedures using both measurement systems. This edition features information on the latest developments in soil excavation, asphalt paving, and earthmoving equipment.

 

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  • Chapter Outline
  • Key Terms
  • Glossary
  • Image Bank
  • Electronic Flashcards
  • Web Links
  • Chapter Review Questions with Gradebook
  • Animations

Synopsis:

Comprehensive and up-to-date, the text integrates major construction management topics with an explanation of the methods of heavy/highway and building construction. It incorporates both customary U.S. units and metric ( SI) units and is the only text to present concrete formwork design equations and procedures using both measurement systems. This edition features information on new construction technology, the latest developments in soil and asphalt compaction, the latest developments in wood preservation and major health, safety and environmental concerns. Explains latest developments in soil and asphalt compaction. Presents the latest developments in wood perservation materials and techniques which respond to environmental concerns. Expanded and updated coverage of construction safety and major health hazards and precautions.  Designed to guide construction engineers and managers in planning, estimating, and directing construction operations safely and effectively.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

 

1.      Introduction

PART ONE: EARTHMOVING AND HEAVY CONSTRUCTION

2.      Earthmoving Materials and Operations

3.      Excavating and Lifting

4.      Loading and Hauling

5.      Compacting and Finishing

6.      Rock Excavation

7.      Production of Aggregate, Concrete, and Asphalt Mixes

8.      Paving and Surface Treatments

9.      Compressed Air and Water Systems

 

PART TWO: BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

10.  Foundations

11.  Wood Construction

12.  Concrete Construction

13.  Concrete Form Design

14.  Masonry Construction

15.  Steel Construction

 

PART THREE: CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

16.  Planning and Scheduling

17.  Construction Economics

18.  Contract Construction

19.  Construction Safety and Health and Equipment Maintenance

20.  Improving Productivity and Performance

 

APPENDIX A: METRIC CONVERSION FACTORS

APPENDIX B: CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ORGANIZATIONS

APPENDIX C: CONSTRUCTION INTERNET SOURCES

Product Details

ISBN:
9780131716858
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Subject:
Management
Author:
Nunnally, S. W.
Author:
Nunnally, Stephens W.
Subject:
Building
Subject:
Project management
Subject:
Construction - General
Subject:
Construction & Construction Trades
Subject:
Construction industry -- Management.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
7
Publication Date:
July 2006
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
9.26x7.74x1.43 in. 2.54 lbs.

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Comprehensive and up-to-date, the text integrates major construction management topics with an explanation of the methods of heavy/highway and building construction. It incorporates both customary U.S. units and metric ( SI) units and is the only text to present concrete formwork design equations and procedures using both measurement systems. This edition features information on new construction technology, the latest developments in soil and asphalt compaction, the latest developments in wood preservation and major health, safety and environmental concerns. Explains latest developments in soil and asphalt compaction. Presents the latest developments in wood perservation materials and techniques which respond to environmental concerns. Expanded and updated coverage of construction safety and major health hazards and precautions.  Designed to guide construction engineers and managers in planning, estimating, and directing construction operations safely and effectively.

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