ISBN 9780070706996,Construction Planning, Equipment, And Methods

Construction Planning, Equipment, And Methods



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9780070706996

ISBN-10 0070706999


Edition 7th
Number of Pages 768 Pages
Language (English)

Civil Engineering

Construction Planning, Equipment, And Methods Is A Reference Book That Explains Concepts To Its Readers In A Simple, Logical And Concise Format. To Make This Book Accessible To Both Professionals And Students, Hundreds Of Photos And Illustrations Are Provided. The Book Also Explains Machine Capabilities And How It Is Applied To Construction Challenges. New Chapters Introduced In The Book Include Planning For Building Construction And Forming Systems. In Order To Present The Latest Information On Machines And Methods, Figures Used Throughout The Text Have Been Updated.

Utilization Of Machines Always Involves A Safety Risk. For The Benefit Of The Readers Who Will Use And Operate Machines, A Discussion On Safety Is Provided In Every Chapter For Various Machines And Their Use. Each Chapter Also Contains A Range Of Homework Problems. There Are 22 Chapters In The Book. The Readers Will Move Through Chapters Such As Machines Make It Possible, Planning For Earthwork Construction, Excavators, Scrapers, Aggregate Production, Cranes, Concrete And Concrete Equipment, Air Compressors And Pumps, And Forming Systems. Construction Planning, Equipment, And Methods Also Contains Four Appendices, Which Provide Si Names And Their Conversion Factors, Selected English-To-Si Converted Factors, And Us Customary (English) Unit And Metric Unit Equivalents.

About The Authors

Clifford J. Schexnayder Is An Eminent Scholar Emeritus, Arizona State University. He Is Also A Construction Engineer And An Author.
Clifford Is Also The Author Of Construction Management Fundamentals. Dr. Schexnayder Received His Bachelor'S And Master'S Degrees From Georgia Institute Of Technology, And His Phd From Purdue University. His Experience In Construction Engineering Spans Over 40 Years. He Also Teaches Construction Engineering At Various Universities, Including Virginia Tech, Louisiana Tech, The U.S. Air Force Academy, And Arizona State University.

Robert Peurifoy Is A Consulting Engineer In Austin, Texas. Robert Is Also The Author Of Formwork For Concrete Structures. During World War Ii, Robert Served As Principal Specialist In Engineering Education For The U.S. Office Of Education. In 1946, He Began Teaching Construction Engineering At Texas A&M University.

Aviad Shapira Is An Associate Professor At Technion - Israel Institute Of Technology, Israel. The Other Book Written By Aviad Shapira Is Concrete Construction Engineering Handbook. After Receiving His Bsc, Msc, And Dsc Degrees In Civil Engineering From The Technion, Aviad Spent One Year As A Post-Doctoral Fellow At The University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign. Shapira'S Research Interests Include Construction Engineering And Management, Construction Equipment, Construction Safety, Project Planning, And Formwork For Concrete.