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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Because haul unit and spoil bank volume are commonly expressed in loose
measure, it is convenient to have a conversion factor to simplify the conversion of
loose volume to bank volume. The factor used for this purpose is called a load
Table 4-1 Typical values of rolling resistance factor "Values in parentheses are
for radial tires. the rolling resistance factor increases about 30 lb/ton ( 1 5 kg/t) for
each inch (2.5 cm) of tire penetration. This leads to the following equation for ...
Modifying Factors Deck factor Halfsize factor Oversize factor Factor %. Feed less
%. Feed larger Passing Total Position Factor than halfsize Factor than opening
screen feed Top 1.0 0 0.4 0 1.05 0.95 Second 0.9 20 0.6 20 1.02 0.97 Third 0.8
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PART ONE Earthmoving and Heavy Construction
Excavating and Lifting
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