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Construction Equipment Management

Construction Equipment Management - 99 edition

Construction Equipment Management - 99 edition

ISBN13: 9780137162673

ISBN10: 0137162677

Construction Equipment Management by John Schaufelberger - ISBN 9780137162673
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Construction Equipment Management by John Schaufelberger - ISBN 9780137162673

ISBN13: 9780137162673

ISBN10: 0137162677

Edition: 99

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Summary

A valuable reference for those in civil/construction technology, this practical and informative guide provides critical knowledge of construction equipment, its use, and management considerations. It provides clear, concise explanations of concepts, supported by detailed example problems and realistic exercises, and requires only limited knowledge of construction equipment.

Covers all major types of equipment typically used on commercial construction projects, and illustrates the operational capabilities of each type with numerous figures. Shows how to select the proper equipment for specific construction tasks, and discusses techniques for estimating equipment productivity and costs. Discusses major equipment management issues, including the time value of money, fleet management, and maintenance management. Contains a glossary, common conversion factors, and tables of interest factors.

Author Bio

Schaufelberger, John : University of Washington

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

2. Time Value of Money.

3. Depreciation Accounting Techniques.

4. Ownership and Operating Costs.

5. Construction Equipment Cost Estimating.

6. Construction Equipment Project Scheduling.

7. Fundamentals of Earthmoving.

8. Tractors.

9. Loaders.

10. Scrapers.

11. Excavators, Draglines, and Clamshells.

12. Trucks and Haulers.

13. Graders.

14. Soil Compaction and Stabilization.

15. Soil Compactors.

16. Operational Analysis.

17. Lifting and Loading Equipment.

18. Pile-Driving Equipment.

19. Concrete Equipment.

20. Pumping Equipment.

21. Asphalt Equipment.

22. Equipment Fleet Management.


Appendix A: Glossary.
Appendix B: Conversion Factors.
Appendix C: Interest Tables.
Index.