Construction Equipment Management

ISBN-10: 0137162677
ISBN-13: 9780137162673
Edition: 1999
List price: $205.40
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Description: Suitable for undergraduate Civil Engineering, Construction, and Construction Management courses in Construction Equipment Management. Rich with examples, this accessible book provides students with critical knowledge of construction equipment, its  More...

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Book details

List price: $205.40
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/9/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 357
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Suitable for undergraduate Civil Engineering, Construction, and Construction Management courses in Construction Equipment Management. Rich with examples, this accessible book provides students with critical knowledge of construction equipment, its use, and management considerations. It requires a basic understanding of the construction process and only limited knowledge of construction equipment

Introduction
Construction Equipment Management
Equipment Selection Factors
Organization of This Book
Time Value of Money
Introduction
Equivalence Concept
Single Payments
Uniform Series of Payments
Cash Flow Diagrams
Alternative Analysis
Rate of Return Analysis
Problems
Depreciation Accounting Techniques
Introduction
Straight-Line Method
Sum-of-the-Years Method
Declining-Balance Method
Comparison and Uses
Problems
Ownership and Operating Costs
Introduction
Ownership Costs
Operating Costs
Use of Manufacturers' Data
Cost Accounting
Unit Cost Determination
Problems
Construction Equipment Cost Estimating
Introduction
Quantity Take-Off
Equipment Selections
Productivity Estimation
Costing Elements of Work
Costing with Cost References
Costing with Productivity References
Problems
Construction Equipment Project Scheduling
Introduction
Task Analysis
Equipment Selection
Productivity Estimation
Activity Analysis
Schedule Development
Problems
Fundamentals of Earthmoving
Introduction
Soil Properties
Swell and Shrinkage
Rolling Resistance
Grade Resistance
Total Resistance
Drawbar Pull
Rimpull
Effects of Altitude
Traction
Equipment Performance
Problems
Tractors
Introduction
Types and Uses of Tractors
Tractor Attachments
Production Estimation
Cost Analysis
Problems
Loaders
Introduction
Types and Uses of Loaders
Production Estimation
Cost and Time Analysis
Problems
Scrapers
Introduction
Types and Uses of Scrapers
Production Estimation
Push Loading Scrapers
Cost and Time Analysis
Problems
Excavators, Draglines, and Clamshells
Introduction
Hydraulic Front Shovel Excavators
Hydraulic Backhoe Excavators
Draglines
Clamshells
Cost and Time Analysis
Problems
Trucks and Haulers
Introduction
Types and Uses of Trucks and Haulers
Production Estimation
Balancing Loading and Hauling Productivity
Cost and Time Analysis
Problems
Graders
Introduction
Operation and Uses of Graders
Productivity Estimation
Cost and Time Analysis
Problems
Soil Compaction and Stabilization
Introduction
Soil Properties
Optimum Moisture Content and Compaction
Soil Stabilization
Problems
Soil Compactors
Introduction
Types and Uses of Compactors
Productivity Estimation
Cost and Time Analysis
Problems
Operational Analysis
Introduction
Equipment Selection
Cost Analysis
Problems
Lifting and Loading Equipment
Introduction
Forklifts
Telescopic Material Handlers
Lift Trucks
Hydraulic Cranes
Lattice-Boom Cranes
Tower Cranes
Problems
Pile-Driving Equipment
Introduction
Pile Construction
Pile-Driving Equipment
Productivity Estimation
Cost and Time Analysis
Problems
Concrete Equipment
Introduction
Concrete Production
Structural Concrete
Concrete Handling Equipment
Concrete Pavements
Concrete Paving Equipment
Productivity Estimation
Cost and Time Analysis
Problems
Pumping Equipment
Introduction
Types of Pumps
Pump Selection
The Effect of Altitude
Well-Point Systems
Cost Analysis
Problems
Asphalt Equipment
Introduction
Asphalt Pavements
Asphalt Construction Techniques
Types of Asphalt Equipment
Productivity Estimation
Cost and Time Analysis
Problems
Equipment Fleet Management
Introduction
Acquisition and Disposal of Equipment
Equipment Financing
Equipment Costing and Control
Equipment Maintenance
Equipment Safety
Glossary
Conversion Factors
Interest Tables
Index

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