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Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods - (Hardcover)

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Fully updated coverage of construction planning techniques and equipment technology

Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods, Ninth Edition, follows in the footsteps of previous editions by laying out the fundamentals of machine utilization and production estimating in a logical, simple, and concise format. The book discusses the latest technologies and capabilities and offers real-world applications. Examples and illustrations showcase the latest equipment models and end-of-chapter summaries and homework problems reinforce salient points. You will explore construction economics, earthwork, and soil and rock properties. Safety procedures and financial considerations are thoroughly explained in this comprehensive guide.

Coverage includes:

The history of construction equipment


Planning equipment utilization

Equipment economics

Operating costs

Rent and lease considerations

Planning for earthwork construction

Soil and rock

Compaction specifications

Seismic and deflection testing

Soil processing

Current models of dozers, excavators, scrapers, and cranes

And much more


Number of Pages: 809
Genre: Technology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Author: Robert L. Peurifoy & Ph.D. Clifford J. Schexnayder & Ph.D. Robert L. Schmitt & Aviad Shapira
Language: English
Street Date: February 5, 2018
TCIN: 53342000
UPC: 9781260108804
Item Number (DPCI): 248-63-9123
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