About the Authors
Robert L. Peurifoy (deceased) taught civil engineering at the University of Texas and Texas A&I College, and construction engineering at Texas A&M University and Oklahoma State University. He served as a highway engineer for the U.S. Bureau of Public Roads and was a contributing editor to Roads and Streets Magazine. In addition to authoring the McGraw-Hill publications Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods and Estimating Construction Costs, 5th ed., coauthored with Garold D. Oberlender, Mr. Peurifoy wrote over 50 magazine articles dealing with construction. He was a long-time member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, which presents an award that bears his name. Garold D. Oberlender, Ph.D, P.E. (Stillwater, Oklahoma), is Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering at Oklahoma State University, where he served as coordinator of the Graduate Program in Construction Engineering and Project Management. He has more than 40 years of experience in teaching, research, and consulting engineering related to the design and construction of projects. He is author of the McGraw-Hill publications Project Management for Engineering and Construction, 2nd ed., and Estimating Construction Costs, 5th ed., coauthored with Robert L. Peurifoy. Dr. Oberlender is a registered professional engineer in several states, a member of the National Academy of Construction, a fellow in the American Society of Civil Engineers, and a fellow in the National Society of Professional Engineers.
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Robert L. Peurifoy
Late Consulting Engineer Austin, Texas
Garold D. Oberlender
Professor Emeritus Oklahoma State University
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