CM404 – Construction Methods and Equipment

Course lecturer :

Dr. Saad El Hamrawy

Course assistant :

Eng. Mona Fawzy
Eng. Moemen Moharam

Course objectives :

Major construction equipment and concrete construction. Selection of scrapers, dozers, cranes, etc. based on applications, methods, and production requirements. Power generation, transmission, and output capacity of equipment engines. Calculation of transport cycle times. Concrete methods include mixing, delivery, and placement. Design of forms for concrete walls and supported slabs.

Course description :

Explain methodologies of solving construction engineering problems, data collection and interpretation.

Course assessment :

Drop quizzes, Assignments and Reports, Term Project,Mid Term Written Exam & Final Written Exam

Recommended text books :

Stephens W. Nunnally, “Managing Construction Equipment,\” 2nd Edition, Prentice Hall, 1999.

Recommended refrences :

S.W. Nunnally,\”Construction Methods andManagement\”,7th Edition, Pearson Education, Inc., 2007