Construction Methods and Management
For one-semester courses in Construction Management, Construction Methods and Materials, and Commercial Construction. Also useful in an introductory course for architects and engineers.This introductory text looks at major construction management topics alongside modern heavy construction and building construction, in order to provide students with the knowledge base necessary to succeed in this highly competitive industry. It offers comprehensive coverage of current developments in the field as they relate to growing international competition, rapid changes in technology, and increasing government regulation.
- Hardback | 549 pages
- 182.88 x 236.22 x 33.02mm | 1,043.26g
- 21 Jul 2000
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 5th edition
Table of contents
1. Introduction. I. EARTHMOVING AND HEAVY CONSTRUCTION. 2. Earthmoving Materials and Operations. 3. Excavating and Lifting. 4. Loading and Hauling. 5. Compacting and Finishing. 6. Production of Aggregate, Concrete, and Asphalt Mixes. 7. Paving and Surface Treatments. 8. Rock Excavation. 9. Compressed Air and Water Systems. II. BUILDING CONSTRUCTION. 10. Foundations. 11. Concrete Construction. 12. Concrete Form Design. 13. Wood Construction. 14. Steel Construction. 15. Masonry Construction. III. 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. Index.