For one-semester courses in Construction Management, Construction Methods and Materials, and Commercial Construction. Also useful in an introductory course for architects and engineers.
This introductory text looks at major construction management topics alongside modern heavy construction and building construction, in order to provide students with the knowledge base necessary to succeed in this highly competitive industry. It offers comprehensive coverage of current developments in the field as they relate to growing international competition, rapid changes in technology, and increasing government regulation.
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"Construction Methods and Management by Nunnally is the only text I have found that comprehensively covers the methods and practices of the construction industry. The chapters are written in such a way that they are essentially independent and can be taught in any order the instructor wishes." — John Wiggins, New Jersey Institute of Technology
This new edition of a classic in the field integrates major construction management topics with coverage of the methods of heavy/highway and building construction. This unique text and reference incorporates both U.S. customary and metric (SI) units throughout the text and problems, presents concrete formwork design equations and procedures in both units, and covers construction equipment maintenance practices and safety considerations. Heavily illustrated with both photos and line drawings, this book combines a solid foundation in principles with practical applications.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 131688073