Civil Engineering Chapter 5 Homework Exercise Tool Operation And Construction Techniques Exercise

Document Type
Homework Help
Book Title
Landscape Construction 3rd Edition
Authors
David Sauter
EXERCISE DESCRIPTION
To complete this exercise perform the required number
of repetitions or length of operation for each of the activi-
ties on the following list:
Measure and mark dimensions: 10 repetitions
lumber using a circular saw: 5 repetitions each
Cut 1 inch, 2 inch, and 4 inch stock dimensioned
lumber using a reciprocating saw: 5 repetitions
each
Drill 1/2 inch, 3/4 inch, and 1 inch holes in 1 inch,
2 inch, and 4 inch stock dimensioned lumber:
5repetitions each
Hand drive 8d and 16d nails into/through 1 inch,
2 inch, and 4 inch stock dimensioned lumber:
10repetitions each
Excavate a 2 foot wide × 2 foot deep × 2 foot long
hole: 1 repetition
Excavate a posthole 3 feet deep using a power
anger: excavator: 2 repetitions
Excavate a posthole 3 feet deep using a clamshell
excavator: 2 repetitions
Compact a 5 foot long × 5 foot wide × 6 inch
deep granular base area using a vibratory plate
EXERCISE SETUP
Review safety concerns with students before beginning
this exercise. Techniques should be practiced before
other exercises are undertaken. Combining this exercise
with other exercises will improve the effectiveness of tool
usage and construction techniques.
EVALUATION RECOMMENDATIONS
Cuts were complete and accurate, holes were at
proper angle, or fasteners were installed straight
Exercise 5
Tool Operation and
Construction Techniques
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