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Construction Methods and Management (8th Edition)

 
 
 
 
Construction Methods and Management (8th Edition)
Author: Stephens W. Nunnally
ISBN 13: 9780135000793
ISBN 10: 135000793
Edition: 8
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2010-01-14
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 360
List Price: $162.40
 
 

Construction Methods and Management, 8/e, is designed to guide construction engineers and managers in planning, estimating, and directing construction operations safely and effectively. 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 the latest developments in soil excavation, asphalt paving, and earthmoving equipment.

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A comprehensive basic text for a variety of construction courses for architecture and civil engineering students. This edition (second was in 1987) incorporates new and revised material to reflect recent developments in the construction industry. Major additions include the topics of aggregate production, linear scheduling, repair and rehabilitation of transportation facilities, robots in construction, and trenchless excavation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)