Hershleder, William Consulting Construction Engineer, New York, New York.
Last reviewed:October 2019
- Preparation of site
- Foundation treatment
- Steel erection
- Concrete construction
- Asphalt paving
- Related Primary Literature
- Additional Reading
The procedures and techniques utilized during construction. Construction operations are generally classified according to specialized fields. These include preparation of the project site, earthmoving, foundation treatment, steel erection, concrete placement, asphalt paving, and electrical and mechanical installations. Procedures for each of these fields are generally the same, even when applied to different projects, such as buildings, dams, or airports. However, the relative importance of each field is not the same in all cases. For a description of tunnel construction, which involves different procedures, See also: Tunnel .
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