A careful revision of one of the best-selling texts in the McGraw-Hill Construction Engineering Series, Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods continues to reflect the very latest engineering practices, and proceeds to effectively tie in theory with current trends in this dynamic industry. Completely updated throughout, the book provides readers with comprehensive coverage involving: equipment cost; engineering fundamentals of moving earth; tractors and related equipment; trucks and wagons; compressed air; drilling rock and earth; blasting rock; concrete; and so much more. This newly updated edition contains more comprehensive material on cranes - including tower cranes - as well as brand new chapters on pumping equipment and asphalt. Furthermore, all the book's problems have been updated throughout, and new case studies have been included to reflect current construction trends.
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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 construction planning 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 its focus on planning. New methods and data are incorporated throughout with many contemporary examples.Product Description:
This text covers construction planning equipment and methods for students on engineering courses.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill College, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 4 Sub. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX007049763X