Cranes_spring08 - Construction/CraneReview Notesfortheweek...

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    Site and Equipment Review Construction / Crane Review
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    Notes for the week Today – Review Construction Process Today – Discuss Cranes Turnit-in Posted to Class Website  (lss.at.ufl.edu)
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    Construction Team Owner perceived good investment At minimum Owner needs – Appropriate funds Suitable site Architect is responsible for contract  documents. Contractor is responsible for construction. Any omissions to contract documents considered  extra to contract.
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    Suitable Site Tested by ‘Geotechnical experts’ Amount of testing depends on – Size and complexity of job Type of soil encountered – bad results in  more testing to confirm boundaries Groundwater level
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  Basic Units of Measure Volume  Length x Width x Depth (in same units) How much is a cubic yard? 20 ft x 10 ft x 0.5 ft / 27 = 3.7 cu yards
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