Construction Methods and Management, Pearson New International Edition (8e) : 9781292039350

Construction Methods and Management, Pearson New International Edition (8e)

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Edition
 
8
ISBN
 
9781292039350
ISBN 10
 
1292039353
Published
 
01/11/2013
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
384
Format
 
In stock
 
Title type
Book
$112.99
 
 
Title type
 
$60.00
 
 
Description

Construction Methods and Management, 8th 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
New to this edition

Describes and illustrates vacuum excavation systems.

  • Makes students aware of one of the newer developments in soil excavation.  

Explains warm-mix asphalt paving and its advantages.

  • Increases student awareness of one of the newer developments in asphalt paving. 

Describes high-speed and electric drive crawler dozers, their applications and advantages.

  • Presents latest developments in crawler-type earthmoving equipment.

Plus! A companion student website, "MyConstructionKit", is now available!  MyConstructionKit is an online resource that offers a wealth of study tools to engage students. Key features include:

 

  • Chapter Outline
  • Key Terms
  • Glossary
  • Image Bank
  • Electronic Flashcards
  • Web Links
  • Chapter Review Questions with Gradebook
  • Animations
Features & benefits

Provides a balanced perspective of construction management and methods throughout the text.

  • Presents the most comprehensive coverage of heavy/highway construction, building construction, and management.
  • Integrates major construction management topics with an explanation of the methods of heavy/highway and building construction.  

Provides concrete design equations and procedures in both U.S. and metric units.

  • Offers a presentation that makes this text unique. 

Uses both customary U.S. units and metric (SI) units throughout the text and end-of-chapter problems.

  • Gives students the only construction methods and management resource to incorporate both measurement systems throughout the text and problems.  

Includes over 80 photographs and 200 line drawings throughout the text.

  • Helps illustrate and explain modern construction equipment, materials, and methods. 

Contains computer-based end-of-chapter exercises that assess student learning.

  • Offers problems that can be solved using conventional computer programming languages or electronic spreadsheets and their associated functions.