Construction Management

ISBN-10: 0471661732
ISBN-13: 9780471661733
Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)
Authors: Daniel W. Halpin
List price: $176.95
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Book details

List price: $176.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/4/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Get the skills and knowledge you need to be a successful construction manager with the thoroughly updated new edition of Halpin's "Construction Management." The book reflects the most recent developments in industry practice, introduces you to the complex business of developing and constructing a major facility or structure, and examines the skills needed to be a successful construction manager. You'll learn how to manage resources (money, machines, material, and men), contracts, changing conditions, and unforeseen events as well as about new safety procedures and the most recent industry statistics and practices. This edition features: New information on value engineering, earned value, product delivery systems, and the difference between purchasing construction and purchasing manufactured speculative products. New material on scope of work, defining the project, and how to break the project into work packages in the context of a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS). A companion Web site that allows you to simulate construction operations. Chapters on estimating, cost control, and analysis of construction operations that provide relevant information for actual practice. The physical systems approach to construction management. Order your copy today.

History and Basic Concepts
Preparing the Bid Package
Issues During Construction Phase
Construction Contracts
Legal Structure
Project Planning
Project Scheduling
Scheduling - PERT Networks and Linear Operations
Project Cash Flow
Project Funding
Equipment Ownership
Equipment Productivity
Estimating Process
Construction Labor
Cost Control
Materials Management
Safety
Construction Operations (online chapter)
Typical Considerations Affecting the Decision to Bid
Performance and Payment Bond Forms
Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor on the Basis of a Stipulated Price
Standard Form of Agreement between Owner and Contractor on the Basis of Cost-Plus
Arrow Notation Scheduling Calculations
AGC Builder's Association of Chicago: Typical Job Descriptions
AGC Standard Subcontract Agreement
Interest Tables
Plans for Small Gas Station
Site Reconnaissance Checklist
Cumulative Normal Distribution Function Table
WebCYCLONE Users Manual (online appendix)
Bibliography
Index

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