Value Engineering Practical Applications... for Design, Construction, Maintenance and Operations

ISBN-10: 0876294638

ISBN-13: 9780876294635

Edition: 1997

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Book details

List price: $90.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: R. S. Means Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/30/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.784
Language: English

List of Figures
Preface and Acknowledgements
About the Author
Introduction: A Briefing
The Objectives of Value Engineering
The Reasons for Unnecessary Costs
When to Apply Value Engineering
VE Methodology and Techniques
InterfaceWith Other Programs
Demonstrated Impact of VE
Value Engineering: Practical Applications
Project Scope and Budget
Elements of the Project Budget
Prevalent Budgeting Techniques
Cost Control
Defining Project Scope
Parameters and Parameter Cost
The Capitalized Income Approach to Project Budgeting (CIAPB)
CIAPB Objectives
Measuring Property Value
The Meaning of Capitalization
The Capitalization Process
The Need for Cost Control
Preparation of Cost Models
Making Models
Construction Cost Models
Other Resources
Types of Models
Planning for Value Engineering Services
VE Objectives
Level of Effort
VE and Total Project Management
Team Selection
The VE Job Plan
Function Analysis
Classifying Function
Defining Functions
Project Level Function Analysis System Techniques (FAST) Diagram
Creativity and Interpersonal Skills
Creativity and Fixation
Interpersonal Skills
Human Factors
Creativity Throughout the Job Plan
The Generation of Ideas
Delphi Technique
Value Engineering-A Crafted Strategy
Life Cycle Costing
Decision Makers' Impact on LCC
LCC and Total Building Costs
LCC Terminology and Examples
LCC Methodology
Application of LCC to Buildings
Integrating VE into the Construction Industry
Planning and Design
Maintenance and Operations (M&O)
VE Applications to Risk Assessment and Analysis
Risk Assessment
Risk Analysis
Case Studies
Corporate Office Building
Hospital and Staff Housing Complex
Refinery Facility
Master Planning Competition
Application to Design Review Government Headquarters/Complex
Highway Project: South Interchange
Wastewater Treatment Plant
List of Forms
Information Phase
Function Phase
Creative Phase
Idea Stimulator Checklist
Analysis/Judicial Phase
Analysis/Judicial Phase: Analysis/Development
Analysis/Judicial Phase: Analysis/Evaluation
Presentation & Implementation
Web Site Resources
Value Engineering Services for CM/PM: Typical Scope ofWork
Glossary of Terms
Life Cycle Cost Program with Linked Database
VEWorkbook Forms with Supporting Linkages
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