Sep 27, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
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CM 3417 - Construction Equipment Management

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course provides a working knowledge of powered equipment types and other jobsite systems commonly applied in methods of building construction. Internal rental rate compilation, buy-lease-rent and repair-replace decisions, maintenance management, detailed determination of costs and schedule relating to building foundation construction and to crane lifting operations are some of the topics introduced. Equipment operations for horizontal construction are only briefly included. (prereq: CM 2200 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Develop a working knowledge of common building construction equipment types and operations
  • Develop a working knowledge of project- and enterprise-level equipment management concerns
  • Develop a working knowledge of internal rental rate and production unit-cost calculations
  • Develop a working knowledge of equipment maintenance management imperatives and techniques
  • Develop a working knowledge of equipment cost estimating and scheduling techniques
  • Develop a working knowledge of equipment selection based on the type and amount of work to be accomplished

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Time-value of money
  • Common construction methods
  • Soil properties

Course Topics
  • Internal rental rate
  • Buy-lease-rent and repair-replace decisions
  • Maintenance management
  • Equipment application sequences for common excavation and lifting requirements

Coordinator
Dr. Jera Sullivan



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