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CAE 577 - Construction Equipment Management

Course Title: 

Construction Equipment Management

Course Description: 

Factors affecting the selection of construction equipment. Descriptions, operating methods, production rates, unit costs related to excavating equipment. Power shovels, draglines, clam shells, and trenching machines. Engineering fundamentals. Moving construction equipment, including trucks, wagons, scrapers, dozers, soil-stabilization and compaction equipment. Belt conveyors, compaction and drilling equipment, pile driving equipment, pumps and crushers.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

None

Corequisite: 

None