Construction methods and management
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.
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Part One Earthmoving and Heavy Construction
EXCAVATING AND LIFTING
LOADING AND HAULING
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