Basic Construction Materials

Autor: Theodore W. Marotta
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131433878
File Size: 14,54 MB
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This new edition of a classic presents in-depth coverage of the most important materials used in the construction industry--aggregates, asphalt, asphalt concrete, masonry, Portland cement, Portland cement concrete, ferrous metals, and wood. Metric information is included for those engaged in international work, U.S. government work, or any job requiring metric analysis. The text reflects the latest industry standards and fully prepares students for entry into the construction industry or for further study in construction methods. Some of the key features include: Current industry standards from ASTM and ACI. New illustrations and examples.

Estimating In Building Construction

Autor: Frank R. Dagostino
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780133779387
File Size: 66,79 MB
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This book takes a careful, step-by-step approach to construction estimating that documents each value. KEY TOPICS: The book provides practical coverage of both commercial and residential buildings. It also examines the interrelationship between contract documents and the quantity take-off of material. The fifth edition of Estimating in Building Construction has been revised to include computer solutions to all examples as well as appropriate adjustments reflecting current costs. A valuable reference for construction professionals.

Fundamentals Of Construction Estimating

Autor: David Pratt
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337399396
File Size: 56,59 MB
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This comprehensive resource offers thorough instruction on the principles of construction estimating and helps readers develop the skills they need to become professional estimators. FUNDAMENTALS OF CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING, Fourth Edition, presents estimating procedures in a straightforward and engaging way, clearly explaining key processes of estimating and costing construction work such as quantity takeoff; pricing of contractor work, sub-trade work, and site overhead; and compiling bid documents. In addition, the text includes drawings of two major projects--one residential and one commercial--to guide readers through a complete estimating process that can be followed by various trades on many different types of construction projects. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Principles And Practices Of Commercial Construction

Autor: Cameron K. Andres
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131599239
File Size: 38,90 MB
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This classic book provides an overview of the methods, equipment, and materials used in the construction of large commercial buildings. It makes an excellent source of general information—complete with diagrams, details, photographs, and worked examples of typical construction calculations such as earth moving calculation, formwork calculations, concrete pressures, and insulation values for building components. Revised content in this new 8th edition includes additional examples and homework problems for a complete review, superior illustrations, added video clips to the ancillary materials, and much, much more!

Construction Methods And Management Pearson New International Edition

Autor: Stephens W. Nunnally
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 1292054662
File Size: 54,92 MB
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Construction Methods and Management, Eighth Edition, 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.

Aec Drafting Fundamentals

Autor: Jules Chiavaroli
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 9780314934529
File Size: 22,84 MB
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This text introduces basic drafting concepts and applies them to specific architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) problems. No prior knowledge of drafting is required. The Criterion Reference Instructional (CRI) format is used to teach drafting by presenting information and immediately reinforcing skills with practice exercises. The text focuses on gaining a solid understanding of all basic drafting techniques found in the construction industry for both residential and commercial structures, not on materials used. An overview of construction industry drafting is presented in Chapters 1-3 providing insight into this area of professional work. CAD applications are provided where appropriate.

Introduction To Materials Science For Engineers

Autor: James F. Shackelford
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0133825086
File Size: 40,80 MB
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This book is intended for use in a first course in Materials Sciences and Engineering taught in the departments of materials science, mechanical, civil and general engineering. It is also a suitable reference for mechanical and civil engineers and machine designers. ¿ Introduction to Materials Science for Engineers provides balanced, current treatment of the full spectrum of engineering materials, covering all the physical properties, applications and relevant properties associated with engineering materials. It explores all of the major categories of materials while also offering detailed examinations of a wide range of new materials with high-tech applications. ¿ MasteringEngineering for Introduction to Materials Science for Engineers is a total learning package. This innovative online program emulates the instructor’s office—hour environment, guiding students through engineering concepts from Introduction to Materials Science for Engineers with self-paced individualized coaching. ¿¿ Teaching and Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. It provides: Individualized Coaching with MasteringEngineering : MasteringEngineering emulates the instructor’s office-hour environment using self-paced individualized coaching. A Balanced Approach Designed for a First Course in Engineering Materials: This concise textbook covers concepts and applications of materials science for the beginning student. Coverage of the Most Important Advances in Engineering Materials: Content is refreshed to provide the most up-to-date information for your course. In-text Features that Reinforce Concepts: An assortment of case studies, examples, practice problems, and homework problems give students plenty of opportunities to develop their understanding. Enhance Learning with Instructor Supplements: An Instructors Solution Manual and PowerPoint slides are available to expand on the topics presented in the text. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringEngineering does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringEngineering¿ search for ISBN-10: 0133789713/ISBN-13: 9780133789713. That package includes ISBN-10: 0133826651/ISBN-13: 9780133826654¿ and ISBN-10: 0133828921 /ISBN-13: 9780133828924. MasteringEngineering is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor. ¿

Surveying With Construction Applications

Autor: Barry Kavanagh
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0133483177
File Size: 22,16 MB
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The complete, up-to-date guide to modern surveying for construction and engineering -- now with additional review coverage of all relevant math. Known for its state-of-the-art coverage and clear, concise approach, Surveying with Construction Applications, Eighth Edition covers the latest advances and foundational principles of surveying. Covering both principles and a wide range of contemporary applications, it is well-suited to Fundamentals courses, Applications courses, or both. Revisions focus on recent improvements in instrumentation technology, field data capture, and data processing, describing how these change the way surveyors interact with construction professionals and engineers. The authors emphasize sound measurement technique and accurate documentation throughout. To overcome the limited math skills brought by many new students, they have added an easy-to-read math review chapter, preparing students for all relevant construction layout computations. Teaching and Learning Experience This book will help surveyors master all the modern skills, techniques, and technologies they need to work effectively with construction professionals and engineers: Thoroughly presents all the general surveying principles and techniques students need: Begins with eleven chapters walking through surveying fundamentals, distance measurement, computations, satellite positioning, geomatics, and much more -- including a brand-new math review chapter for students with limited math background Links principles and techniques to contemporary applications in the construction of most civil projects: Addresses a wide range of surveying applications, from highways and streets to pipelines, tunnels, bridges, culverts, and buildings Provides extensive hands-on practice, strong pedagogy, and valuable professional reference resources: Includes updated laboratory exercises, efficient features for review, useful reference appendices, up-to-date web links, and more