code CB524
credit_hours 3
title Methods and Equipment for Construction 2
arbic title
prequisites CB523
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes Engineering fundamentals of moving earth - Tractors and related equipment ? tractors ? bulldozers - clearing land - ripping rock ? Scrapers - Excavating equipment ? draglines ? clamshells - hydraulic excavators ? loaders - trenching machines - Trucks and wagons - Belt conveyor systems -Piles and pile-driving equipment - The production of crushed stone aggregate.
arabic Description/Outcomes
objectives The objective of this course is at introducing the student to the knowledge of construction engineering in the area of heavy construction.
arabic objectives
ref. books Construction Equipment Management by Schaufelberger.J, Publisher: Prentice Hall, ISBN, Latest Edition.rnConstruction Equipment Guide by Day D.A., Benjamin N.B.H. Publisher: Wiley-Interscience, ISBN, Latest Edition.rn
arabic ref. books
textbook Managing Construction Equipment by S.W. Nunnally Publisher: Prentice Hall, ISBN, Latest Edition.
arabic textbook
objective set combined
content set combined
Course Content
content serial Description
1 Week No.1: Earth moving basis.
2 Week No.2: Shovels
3 Week No.3: Hoes.
4 Week No.4: Draglines .
5 Week No.5: Clamshells .
6 Week No.6: Machine equipment power requirements.
7 Week No.7: Dozer .
8 Week No.8: Loaders
9 Week No.9 : Trucks and Wagons.
10 Week No.10: Trucks and Wagons continued.
11 Week No.11: Piles and pile-driving equipment.
12 Week No.12: Scrapers .
13 Week No.13: Belt-Conveyor systems.
14 Week No.14: The production of crushed stone aggregate.
15 Week No.15: Health and safety.
16 Week No.16: Final Exam.