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CONSTRUCTION PLANT AND MACHINERIES

CONSTRUCTION PLANT AND MACHINERIES

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CONSTRUCTION PLANT AND MACHINERIES
CONSTRUCTION PLANT AND MACHINERIES

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Published by: Azil14 on Oct 28, 2011
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Small Powered Plant 2 - 15Machineries For Earthwork 16 - 24Machineries For Transporting Work 25 - 28Other Types Of Machineries 29 - 30References 31
 
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CONSTRUCTION PLANT AND MACHINERIES
Figure 1.1(a): Construction of Burj Khalifa
 
Man as the builder has sought to develop mechanical devices to facilitate his work inadapting the earth to serve the needs and desires of mankind. From the crude constructionequipment utilized by ancient people has evolved the modern construction equipmentused in buildings today, highways, airports, utility systems, factories, stores and housing.The movement of materials around and between building sites can be very time-consuming and non-productive; therefore wherever economically possible mostcontractors will use some form of mechanical transportation.Construction Machinery are heavy-duty vehicles, specially designed for executingconstruction tasks, most frequently, ones involving earth moving. They are also known asconstructionequipment,earth movers, heavy equipment or just plain equipment. Theyusually comprise five equipment systems: implement, traction, structure, power train,control and information.
 
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SMALL POWERED PLANT
Figure 1.2.3 (a): Cartridge Hammers
 
Generally, small plant can be considered to be hand-held or operated power toolswith their attendant power sources such as compressor for pneumatic tools. Mosthand-held power tools are operated by electricity or compressed air either to rotate thetool or drive it by percussion.Types Of Small Powered Plant :a)
 
Electric Hand Toolb)
 
Pneumatic Toolsc)
 
Cartridge Hammersd)
 
Vibratorse)
 
Power Floatsf)
 
Pumpsg)
 
Rollers

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