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Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods, Ninth Edition

Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods, Ninth Edition

9th Edition
By Clifford Schexnayder and Robert Schmitt and Aviad Shapira
ISBN10: 1260108805
ISBN13: 9781260108804
Copyright: 2018
09781260108804

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CHAPTER 1 Machines Make It Possible
A New Construction Environment
The History of Construction Equipment
The Construction Industry
Safety
The Contracting Environment
Planning Equipment Utilization
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
CHAPTER 2 Equipment Economics
Important Questions
Equipment Records
The Rent Paid for the Use of Money
Cost of Capital
Evaluating Investment Alternatives
Elements of Ownership Cost
Elements of Operating Cost
Cost for Bidding
Replacement Decisions
Rent and Lease Considerations
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
CHAPTER 3 Planning for Earthwork Construction
Planning
Graphical Presentation of Earthwork
Earthwork Quantities
Mass Diagram
Using the Mass Diagram
Structural Excavation
Pricing Earthwork Operations
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
CHAPTER 4 Soil and Rock
Introduction
Glossary of Terms
Soil and Rock Properties
COMPACTION SPECIFICATION AND CONTROL
Compaction Tests
Soil Processing
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
CHAPTER 5 Compaction and Stabilization Equipment
Compaction of Soil and Rock
Glossary of Terms
Compacting Methods
Types of Compacting Equipment
Intelligent Compaction
Roller Production Estimating
Soil Stabilization
Stabilization of Soils with Lime
Stabilization of Soils with Cement
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
CHAPTER 6 Mobile Equipment Power Requirements
General Information
Required Power
Available Power
Usable Power
Performance Charts
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
CHAPTER 7 Dozers and Graders
Introduction
Pushing Material
General Information
Project Employment
Dozer Production Estimating
Dozer Safety
Ripping Rock
Rippers
Ripper Attachments
Ripping Production Estimates
Graders
General Information
Grader Operations
Time Estimates
Fine Grading Production
Grader GPS Control
Grader Safety
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
CHAPTER 8 Scrapers
General Information
Scraper Types
Scraper Operation
Scraper Performance Charts
Scraper Production Cycle
Scraper Production Estimating Format
Operational Considerations
Scraper Safety
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
CHAPTER 9 Excavators
Hydraulic Excavators
FRONT SHOVELS
General Information
HOES
General Information
LOADERS
General Information
DRAGLINES AND CLAMSHELLS
General Information: Draglines and Clamshells
Draglines
Clamshell Excavators
ANCILLARY EXCAVATORS
Backhoe-Loaders
Trench Safety
GRADALLS
General Information
Safety
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
CHAPTER 10 Trucks and Hauling Equipment
Trucks
Rigid-Frame Rear-Dump Trucks
Articulated Rear-Dump Trucks
Tractors with Bottom-Dump or Side-Dump Trailers
Capacities of Trucks and Hauling Equipment
Truck Size Affects Productivity
Calculating Truck Productivity
Production Issues
Tires
Truck Performance Calculations
Truck Safety
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
CHAPTER 11 Drilling Rock and Earth
Introduction
Glossary of Drilling Terms
Drill Bits
Rock Drills
Drilling Methods and Production
Estimating Drilling Production
Drilling Soil
Removal of Cuttings
Trenchless Technology
Drilling Design and Guidance Systems
Safety
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
CHAPTER 12 Blasting Rock
Blasting
Glossary of Blasting Terms
Commercial Explosives
ANFO
Primers and Boosters
Initiating Systems
Rock Fragmentation
Blast Design
Powder Factor
Trench Rock
Breakage Control Techniques
Vibration
Safety
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
CHAPTER 13 Aggregate Production
Introduction
PARTICLE SIZE REDUCTION
General Information
Jaw Crushers
Gyratory Crushers
Roll Crushers
Impact Crushers
Special Aggregate Processing Units
Feeders
Surge Piles
Crushing Equipment Selection
SEPARATION INTO PARTICLE SIZE RANGES
Scalping Crushed Stone
Screening Aggregate
OTHER AGGREGATE PROCESSING ISSUES
Belts
Log Washers
Segregation
Safety
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
CHAPTER 14 Asphalt Mix Production and Placement
Introduction
Glossary of Asphalt Terms
Structure of Asphalt Pavements
Flexible Pavements
Asphalt Concrete
ASPHALT PLANTS
General Operation
Batch Plants
Drum Mix Plants
Dust Collectors
Asphalt Storage and Heating
Reclaiming and Recycling
PAVING EQUIPMENT
Sweeper
Asphalt Distributors
Haul Trucks
Asphalt Pavers
Compaction Equipment
Safety
Trimmers
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
CHAPTER 15 Concrete and Concrete Equipment
Introduction
CONCRETE
Fresh Concrete
Batching Concrete Materials
MIXING CONCRETE
Concrete Mixing Techniques
Ready-Mixed Concrete
Central-Mixed Concrete
PLACING CONCRETE
Buckets
Manual or Motor-Propelled Buggies
Chutes and Drop Pipes
Belt Conveyors
Concrete Pumps
CONSOLIDATING AND FINISHING
Consolidating Concrete
Finishing and Curing Concrete
CONCRETE PAVEMENTS
Slipform Paving
Paving Production
ADDITIONAL APPLICATIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS
Placing Concrete in Cold Weather
Placing Concrete in Hot Weather
SAFETY
Pumping Concrete
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
CHAPTER 16 Cranes
Major Crane Types
MOBILE CRANES
Lattice-Boom Crawler Cranes
Telescoping-Boom Truck Cranes
Lattice-Boom Truck Cranes
Rough-Terrain Cranes
All-Terrain Cranes
Other Mobile Crane Types
Lifting Capacities of Cranes
Rated Loads for Lattice- and Telescoping-Boom Cranes
Working Ranges of Cranes
TOWER CRANES
Classification
Operation
Tower Crane Selection
Rated Loads for Tower Cranes
RIGGING
Rigging Basics
Slings
SAFETY
Crane Accidents
Safety Plans and Programs
Zones of Responsibility
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
CHAPTER 17 Piles and Pile-Driving Equipment
Introduction
Glossary of Terms
PILE TYPES
Classifications of Piles
Timber Piles
Concrete Piles
Steel Piles
Sheet Piles
DRIVING PILES
The Resistance of Piles to Penetration
Site Investigation and Test Pile Program
Pile Hammers
Supporting and Positioning Piles During Driving
Jetting Piles
Spudding and Preaugering
Hammer Selection
Pile-Driving Safety
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
CHAPTER 18 Air Compressors and Pumps
Support Equipment
COMPRESSED AIR
Introduction
Glossary of Gas Law Terms
Gas Laws
Glossary of Air Compressor Terms
Air Compressors
Compressed-Air Distribution System
Diversity Factor
Safety
EQUIPMENT FOR PUMPING WATER
Introduction
Glossary of Pumping Terms
Classification of Pumps
Centrifugal Pumps
Loss of Head Due to Friction in Pipe
Rubber Hose
Selecting a Pump
Wellpoint Systems
Deep Wells
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
CHAPTER 19 Planning for Building Construction
Introduction
Site Layout
Delivery of Structural Components
Steel Erection
Tilt-Up Construction
LIFTING AND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT
Cranes
Aerial Lift Platforms
Integrated Tool Carriers
Telescopic Handlers/Forklifts
Generators
Portable Light Towers
Portable Welding Equipment
CONTROL OF CONSTRUCTION NUISANCES
Construction Noise
Noise Mitigation
Lighting
Dust
Vibration
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
CHAPTER 20 Forming Systems
Classification
Formwork and The Project Engineer
Formwork Design
Formwork Economics
Vertical Systems
Horizontal Systems
Combined Vertical and Horizontal Systems
Shoring Towers
Safety
Summary
Problems
Resources
Website Resources
APPENDIX A Alphabetical List of Units with Their SI Names and Conversion Factors
APPENDIX B Selected English-to-SI Conversion Factors
APPENDIX C Selected U.S. Customary (English) Unit Equivalents
APPENDIX D Selected Metric Unit Equivalents
Index