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Construction planning, equipment, and methods /
R. L. Peurifoy.
edition
3d ed. --
imprint
New York : McGraw-Hill, c1979.
description
xvi, 720 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0070497605
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imprint
New York : McGraw-Hill, c1979.
isbn
0070497605
catalogue key
3909135
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
Table of Contents
Preface
List of Abbreviations and Symbols
Introductionp. 1
The Planning Process for Equipment and Methodsp. 23
Equipment Costp. 48
The Cost of Construction Equipment
Engineering Fundamentals of Moving Earthp. 65
Tractors and Related Equipmentp. 96
Tractors
Bulldozers
Clearing Land
Ripping Rock
Scrapersp. 144
Cranesp. 162
Major Crane Types
Excavating Equipmentp. 187
Draglines
Clamshells
Hydraulic Excavators
Loaders
Trenching Machines
Trucks and Wagonsp. 237
Compaction and Soil Stabilizationp. 264
Compaction
Soil Stabilization
Belt-Conveyor Systemsp. 297
Power Required to Drive a Belt Conveyor
Compressed Airp. 324
Drilling Rock and Earthp. 352
Blasting Rockp. 389
Piles and Pile-Driving Equipmentp. 411
Pumping Equipmentp. 467
The Production of Crushed-Stone Aggregatep. 495
Types of Crushers
Concretep. 537
Asphalt Mix Production and Placementp. 560
Asphalt Plants
Paving Equipment
Appendixesp. 587
Indexp. 623
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