Managing the Construction Process Estimating, Scheduling and Project Control

ISBN-10: 0130604062

ISBN-13: 9780130604064

Edition: 2nd 2002

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Book details

List price: $100.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/20/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 393
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Construction Project Management
Industry and the Project
Introduction
The Construction Industry
The Players
Future Outlook
The Construction Project
Categories of Construction Projects
The Project Manager
Conclusion
The Project Management Process
Introduction
Project Chronology
Preconstruction
Procurement Phase
Construction Phase
Project Closeout
Conclusion
Construction Contracts and Delivery Methods
Introduction
Project Risk and Liability
Delivery Methods
Traditional
Design-Build
Construction Project Management
Student Union Example
Contract Types
Single Fixed Price
Unit Price Contract
Cost Plus a Fee
Contract Changes
Student Union Example Continued
Conclusion
Project Highlight
Estimating
Estimating Fundamentals
Introduction
Why Estimate?
Types of Estimates
Conceptual Phase
Design Development Phase
Procurement Phase
Estimate Considerations
Project Size
Project Quality
Location
Time
Other Market Conditions
The Estimating Process
Conclusion
Conceptual, Square Foot, and Assemblies Estimating
Introduction
Conceptual Estimate
Approach
Data
Adjustments
Presentation
Square Foot Estimating
Approach
Data
Adjustments
Presentation
Residential Estimating
Approach
Example Residential Estimate
Conclusion
Assemblies Estimating
Introduction
What Is an Assembly?
Approach
Compilation and Adjustment
Presentation
Conclusion
Detailed Estimating
Introduction
Quantity Takeoff
Organization
Labor, Material, and Equipment
Measuring Quantities
Unit Pricing
Pricing Sources
Material Costs
Labor Costs
Equipment Costs
Estimate Setup
Format
Overhead
Profit
Conclusion
Project Highlight
Scheduling
Scheduling Fundamentals
Introduction
Schedule Definition
History of Scheduling
When to Schedule
Preconstruction Stage
Construction Stage
Postconstruction Stage
Scheduling Methods
Bar Chart Schedules
Linear Balance, Network-based Bar Chart, and Matrix Schedules
Network Schedules
Conclusion
Network Construction
Introduction
Network Definition
Why Network Schedules?
The Project Planning Process
Project Investigation
Activity Definition
The Network Diagram
Activity on Arrow Notation
Precedent Notation
Network Presentation
Conclusion
Activity Duration and Network Calculations
Introduction
Durations
Scheduling Calculations
Node Notation
Forward Pass Calculations
Backward Pass Calculations
Float Calculations
Critical Path
Conclusion
Project Highlight
Project Control
Fundamentals of Project Control
Introduction
Basic Control Theory
Project Control Objectives
Project Control Cycle
Optimum Project Duration
Crashing
Optimum Project Duration Example
Optimization Conclusion
Conclusion
Cost, Schedule, and Resource Control
Introduction
What Are Resources?
Labor
Equipment
Space
Cash
Why Manage Resources?
Labor and Equipment Studies
Cash Flow Analysis
Income Projection
Payment Projection
Cash Flow Analysis Conclusion
Conclusion
Updating the Project: Control in Practice
Introduction
Project Member Viewpoints
Owner
Designer
Construction Manager
Contractor
Control Baselines
Cost Baseline
Time Baseline
Baseline Summary
Cost Engineering
Progress Evaluation and Control
Methods for Measuring Work Progress
Cost and Schedule Performance
Variance Example
Project Documentation
Documentation
Project Coordination
Trending, Forecasting, and Reporting
Conclusion
Project Highlight
Appendix
Index
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