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Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods, Ninth Edition 9th Edition

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Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods, Ninth Edition, follows in the footsteps of previous editions by laying out the fundamentals of machine utilization and production estimating in a logical, simple, and concise format. The book discusses the latest technologies and capabilities and offers real-world applications. Examples and illustrations showcase the latest equipment models and end-of-chapter summaries and homework problems reinforce salient points. You will explore construction economics, earthwork, and soil and rock properties. Safety procedures and financial considerations are thoroughly explained in this comprehensive guide.

From the Publisher:

Robert L. Peurifoy was Professor Emeritus at the University of Texas-Austin. He authored many books and pioneered the study of construction engineering as an academic discipline.

Clifford J. Schexnayder is an Eminent Scholar Emeritus at the Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University. He is a founder of ASCE’s Construction Institute and a former chairman of the Transportation Research Board’s Construction Section.

Robert L. Schmitt is a Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

Aviad Shapira is a Professor of Construction Engineering and Management in the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

About the Author:

Cliff Schexnayder (Tempe, AZ) Eminent Scholar Emeritus at Del Webb School of Construction, Arizona State University.

Dr. Robert L. Schmitt is a Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Wisconsin, Platteville Campus. He received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Masters Degree in Civil Engineering from Purdue University, and Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Dr. Schmitt has a combined 20 years of construction industry practice, research, and teaching experience. He has managed field-based research projects ranging from determining materials testing and inspection levels on highway construction projects, to improving productivity of field construction operations. He has taught a range of construction engineering courses for 10 years, including project management, costs & estimates, construction equipment, design of construction operations, engineering economic analysis, and senior-level capstone design. Dr. Schmitt is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Concrete Institute, Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, and educational member of Associated General Contractors of America. He has been a registered professional engineer for 15 years.

Aviad Shapira (Haifa, Israel) Associate Professor at Technion–Israel Institute of Technology.

Robert L. Peurifoy was Professor Emeritus at the University of Texas-Austin. He authored many books and pioneered the study of construction engineering as an academic discipline.

Clifford J. Schexnayder is an Eminent Scholar Emeritus at the Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University. He is a founder of ASCE’s Construction Institute and a former chairman of the Transportation Research Board’s Construction Section.

Robert L. Schmitt is a Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

Aviad Shapira is a Professor of Construction Engineering and Management in the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

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