Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods, Ninth Edition

by: Robert L. Peurifoy, P.E., Clifford J. Schexnayder, P.E., Ph.D., Robert L. Schmitt, P.E., Ph.D., Aviad Shapira, D.Sc.


Abstract: 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 newest 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 • Safety • 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
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Title: Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods, Ninth Edition

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2018 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781260108804

Authors:

Robert L. Peurifoy, P.E. (deceased), was Professor Emeritus at the University of Texas—Austin. He authored many books and pioneered the study of construction engineering as an academic discipline.

Clifford J. Schexnayder, P.E., Ph.D. is an Eminent Scholar Emeritus at the Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University. He is a founder of ASCE's Construction Institute and a former chairman of the Transportation Research Board's Construction Section.

Robert L. Schmitt, P.E., Ph.D. is a Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Wisconsin—Platteville.

Aviad Shapira, D.Sc. is a Professor of Construction Engineering and Management in the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Technion—Israel Institute of Technology.

Description: 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 newest 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 • Safety • 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