Construction Project Management

ISBN-10: 0130480541
ISBN-13: 9780130480545
Edition: 2nd 2003
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Book details

List price: $106.60
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/26/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 426
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

For undergraduate/graduate courses in Construction Management, and survey courses in Civil Engineering and Architecture. This readable text provides the student with the big picture of the construction management process, giving a perspective as to how the construction industry functions in relation to the national economy and in the public's eye. Examining in detail the estimating, scheduling, control and administrative functions of a project and how they tie into the project timeline, the text focuses on the collaborative effort required to complete any public or private project, and examines the roles and responsibilities of all project participants.

The Construction Industry
Introduction
What Is the Construction Industry?
Industry Sectors
The Residential Sector
Building Construction
Infrastructure and Heavy Construction
Industrial
Research and Development
Trends in the Industry
Promoting the Construction Profession
Demographics
Opportunities
Computer-Integrated Construction
Conclusion
Chapter Review Questions
Exercises
Project Participants
Introduction
Owners
Public Owners
Private Owners
Owner Representation
Design Professionals
Architects
Engineers
Construction Professionals
Constructors
Specialty Contractors
The Trades
The Advantages of Union Versus Merit Shops
Material Suppliers
Equipment Suppliers
Other Participants
Organization of Companies
Conclusion
Chapter Review Questions
Exercises
Project Delivery Methods
Introduction
Managing Project Risks
Lessons from History
Delivering a Project Fast
Assessing Project Risks
General Risks
Project-Specific Risks
Seabrook Station
The Owner Organization
Minimizing Risk
Choosing the Right Delivery Method
Choosing a Contract Type
Monitoring the Entire Process
Delivery Methods
Traditional
Design/Build
Construction Project Management
Contract Types
Single Fixed Price
Unit Price Contract
Cost Plus a Fee
Contract Changes
Conclusion
Chapter Review Questions
Exercises
Project Chronology
Introduction
Initiation of the Project
Feasibility Analysis
Financing
Design of the Project
Programming
Schematic Design
Design Development
Construction Documents
Procurement
Construction
Turnover and Startup
Operation of the Facility
Disposal of the Facility
Conclusion
Chapter Review Questions
Exercises
Construction Services During Design
Introduction
Finding the Right Construction Manager
Request for Proposal
Team Introductions
Tasks and Responsibilities of the Construction Manager
Feasibility Studies
Site Investigations
Construction, Not Disruption
Noise Mitigation
Traffic Flow
Pedestrian and Business Access
Air Quality
The Way of the Future
Value Engineering
Up/Down Construction in Boston: an Example of Construction Innovation
What Is Up/Down Construction?
Example Projects
Conclusion
Design Review
Estimating
Scheduling
Long-Lead Item Procurement
Work Packages
Conclusion
Chapter Review Questions
Exercises
Bidding and Procurement
Introduction
Qualification of Bidders
Work Packages
Construction Documents
Bidding Information
Invitation to Bid
Instruction to the Bidders
Bid Form
Alternates
Addenda
Contractual Information
Agreement
General Conditions
Special Conditions
Bonds
Insurance
Risk Management Trends
Technical Information
Drawings
Specifications
Analysis of Bids
Award of the Contract
Conclusion
Chapter Review Questions
Exercises
Construction and Closeout
Introduction
Subcontracts
Staffing
Organizational Design
Legal Forms of Organizations
Construction Ethics
Partnering
Quality Management
Total Quality Management
Job Start
Construction Operations
Procurement
Job Site
Organizing for Efficiency: the Construction of the Empire State Building
Project Completion
Construction Closeout and Turnover
Planning
Owner Startup
Operating Phase
Conclusion
Chapter Review Questions
Exercises
Estimating Project Costs
Introduction
Common Estimating Traits
The Function of the Estimate
Estimate Considerations
Project Size
Project Quality
Location
Time
Other
Types of Estimates
Estimating during Design
Estimating during Construction
Conclusion
Chapter Review Questions
Exercises
Project Planning and Scheduling
Introduction
Scheduling throughout the Project
Preconstruction Planning
Scheduling during Construction
Postconstruction Scheduling
The Planning and Scheduling Process
Scheduling Methods
Bar Chart Schedules
Matrix Schedules
Network Schedules
Creating the Schedule
Activity Definition
Network Diagram
Activity Duration
Calculations
Refining
Monitor
Conclusion
Chapter Review Questions
Exercises
Controlling Project Cost, Time, and Quality
Introduction
Project Control Objectives
Standards
Actuals
Basic Control Theory
Control in the New Millennium
Communication Today
New Millennium Communication
Preparing a Project for Construction
Cost Baseline
Time Baseline
Baseline Summary
Minimum Cost Scheduling
Direct Versus Indirect Costs
Direct Costs
Indirect Costs
Home Office Overhead
Project Overhead (General Conditions)
Crashing
Cost and Schedule Performance Models
Income Projection
Payment Projection
Control in Action
Cost Engineering
Progress Evaluation and Control
Cost and Schedule Performance
Project Documentation
Conclusion
Chapter Review Questions
Exercises
Job Site Administration
Introduction
Communication
Notice to Proceed
Meeting Minutes
Requests for Information
Daily Reports
Diaries
Progress Photographs
Monthly Reports
Electronic Communication
Advanced Project Communication: Leveraging the Internet and Computer-Aided Design to Achieve Project Goals
Sharing Information
Integrating the Models
Efficiencies by Combining CAD and Internet
Greater Understanding Leads to Commitment
Submittals
Shop Drawings
Hyatt Regency Walkway Collapse
Product Data
Samples
Application for Payment
Schedule of Values
Stored Material
Lien Waivers
Retainage
Changes to the Work
Change Orders
Extension of Time
Claims and Disputes
Conclusion
Chapter Review Questions
Exercises
Construction Safety and Health
Introduction
The Cost of Accidents
Contractor Experience Rating
The Cause of Accidents
Types of Accidents
Accident Prevention
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Safety Programs
Employee Orientation and Training
Safety Meetings
Preventive Devices
Owner and Architect Roles
Identification of Hazards
Enforcement
Osha Inspections
If an Accident Occurs
Accident Investigation
Conclusion
Chapter Review Questions
Exercises
Appendix
Index

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