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Construction Methods and Management, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition

By Stephens W. Nunnally

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Feb 1, 2010

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For courses in Introduction to Construction, Construction Engineering I, Construction Management I, Building Construction.

 

Construction Methods and Management, Eighth Edition, 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.

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

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$56.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-508955-2