BCN 4240: Construction Equipment
Course Description for Construction Equipment
Prerequisite: All program prerequisites should be completed prior to taking this course.
Students in this course explore heavy construction equipment, construction methods, equipment productivity analysis, equipment selections, and scheduling and administration of heavy civil projects. Topics of the class will include: fundamental concepts of equipment economics, planning for earthwork construction, soil and rock, compaction and Stabilization Equipment, machine equipment power requirements, dozers, scrapers, excavators, trucks and hauling equipment, finishing equipment and cranes.