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Construction planning, equipment, and methods
Peurifoy, R. L. (Robert Leroy), 1902-1995.
Third edition.
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [1979]

Physical Description:
xvi, 720 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Robert Peurifoy was a giant in the field of construction engineering and authored several classic books during his lifetime. Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods, sixth edition, deals with a diverse set of constructionplanning scenarios. Clifford Schexnayder has improved on a classic treatment of the topic by updating, improving, and adding material important to instructors in this area.This sixth edition of Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods has sharpened its focus on planning. New methods and data are incorporated throughout with many contemporary examples.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction
2 Planning for Equipment Utilization
3 Equipment Cost
4 Geotechnical Materials, Compaction and Stabilization
5 Machine Power
6 Dozers
7 Scrapers
8 Excavators
9 Finishing Equipment
10 Trucks and Hauling Equipment
11 Compressed Air
12 Drilling Rock and Earth
13 Blasting Rock
14 Aggregate Production
15 Asphalt Mix Produciton and Placement
16 Concrete Equipment
17 Cranes
18 Draglines and Clamshells
19 Piles and Pile-Driving Equipment
20 Equipment for Pumping Water
Appendixes A Alphabetical List of Units with Their Si Names and Conversion Factors
B Selected English-to-Si Conversion Factors
C Selected U.S. Customary (English) Unit Equivalents
D Selected Metric Unit Equivalents