Book Name: Management of Construction Projects
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Language English
Pages 438
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Management of Construction Projects 2nd Version


Management of Construction Projects A Constructor’s Perspective 2nd Version by John E. Schaufelberger and Len Holm | PDF Free Download.

Management of Construction Projects Contents

  • Introduction
  • Construction contracts
  • Value estimating
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Preconstruction planning
  • Subcontracting
  • Materials administration
  • Mission start-up
  • Mission documentation
  • Communications
  • Progress funds
  • Value and time management
  • High quality administration
  • Security administration
  • Contract change orders
  • Claims and disputes
  • Mission close-out
  • Enterprise elements of venture administration
  • Construction venture management

Preface to Management of Construction Projects PDF

Profitable building initiatives are delivered by expert venture managers and superintendents. This e-book examines the abilities, information, instruments, and methods wanted to be a profitable venture supervisor or superintendent from the angle of the development contractor’s venture crew.

The development business has develop into more and more aggressive, putting larger emphasis on efficient building venture administration, and plenty of books have been written from the angle of the proprietor’s venture supervisor.

Few, nonetheless, have approached the topic from the contractor’s perspective. This e-book was developed to be used as a textual content for undergraduate programs in building venture administration and as a reference for building contractors.

It assumes that readers have a primary understanding of the development course of, the development strategies used within the business, value estimating, and venture planning and scheduling.

Matters are addressed simply as a venture supervisor and superintendent would in managing a building venture.

The main focus is on the person administration processes and methods wanted to handle a venture, and instruments are supplied to help within the efficiency of these processes.

Whereas the context for the dialogue is the administration of industrial initiatives, the rules and methods offered are also relevant to residential, industrial, and heavy building initiatives. Every chapter has the same group.

Matters are first mentioned typically phrases, then particular person points are mentioned intimately and illustrated. A single building venture is used all through the e-book, offering a context for idea illustration and scholar workout routines.

Whereas the development firm used on this textual content is fictitious, the venture was truly constructed in Seattle, Washington. Construction progress pictures and contract paperwork are proven on the companion web site.

Kinds illustrated are proven with project-specific data entered in italics. The chapters conclude with a set of evaluation questions that emphasize the main factors coated within the chapter, and an teacher’s guide containing solutions to the evaluation questions is offered on the companion web site. Workout routines are supplied to permit college students to use the rules discovered.

A list of all abbreviations used within the textual content and a glossary of building phrases are included. This second version options up to date chapters, a brand new, extra advanced instance venture, a brand new chapter on preconstruction planning, a brand new chapter on enterprise elements of venture administration, and a brand new chapter on building venture management.

Included is protection of up to date venture administration subjects such because the use of constructing data fashions, sustainable building, environmental compliance, lean building, and off-site building.

This e-book couldn’t have been written with out the assistance of many individuals. We acknowledge the next: the College of Washington for permitting us to make use of their constructing and pictures of what turned out to be a superb instance of a team-built venture

Bob Vincent, venture supervisor, and Jesse Hallowell, venture superintendent, for offering entry to venture administration paperwork; ConsensusDocs for granting us permission to breed their contract types; and two former college students, Molly Roe and Avra Platis, for his or her help in acquiring venture documentation.

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