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Title:
Construction methods and management
Author:
Nunnally, S. W., 1927-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1980]

©1980
Physical Description:
xii, 418 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780131688070
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

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 new construction technology, the latest developments in soil and asphalt compaction, the latest developments in wood preservation and major health, safety and environmental concerns. Explains latest developments in soil and asphalt compaction. Presents the latest developments in wood perservation materials and techniques which respond to environmental concerns. Expanded and updated coverage of construction safety and major health hazards and precautions. Designed to guide construction engineers and managers in planning, estimating, and directing construction operations safely and effectively.


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
20 Improving Productivity and Performance
Appendix A Metric Conversion Factors
Appendix B Construction Industry Organizations
Index