CE 461/561 Horizontal Construction Methods (Fall 2021)

Introduction to horizontal construction equipment and methods, design of horizontal construction systems, construction operation analysis and simulation. Topics may include:

  • How to estimate production rates of different heavy equipment

  • Estimate the equipment cost

  • Introduce horizontal construction methods

  • Earthmoving operations

  • Apply emerging technologies (VR/AR, Drone, laser scanning, etc.) to the current construction process