Construction Industry Processes, Players, and Practices

ISBN-10: 0138638535

ISBN-13: 9780138638535

Edition: 2001

Authors: Ralph W. Liebing
List price: $145.80
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Description: For courses in Architecture, Construction, Construction Management, Trade Education, and Engineering. This introductory, supplemental text, provides an effective overview of the basic essence of the construction industry, its impact on society, and the magnificent work it produces. It demonstrates the worldwide impact of the industry in all areas and civilizations of the world today. The intent of this text is to provide a broad view of the construction industry to develop fundamental understanding in the reader, of the industry's size, breadth, extent, versatility, impact, expertise, and assistance to life, worldwide, in many different formats, climates, and situations. Shows how industry fills the needs of society, and aids physical and economic development, and life in general. This understanding will provide the student/reader with a good founding, and a basis for putting their other course work in proper perspective.

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Book details

List price: $145.80
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/12/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 205
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

The Construction Industry at Large
The “Players” in Construction
The Sequence of a Project
Communications and Documentation
A Narrative of a Project Sequence
The Concept and Application of Building Codes and Other Construction Regulations
Sample Specification (on Regulations)
A Project Checklist
Cost Estimating
Trade Associations, Standards-Generating Organizations, Governing Authorities
Leading Firms in the Industry
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