Construction Project Management. 6th Edition

  • ID: 2882867
  • Book
  • 352 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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A FULLY REVISED EDITION OF THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO MANAGING CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Now in its revised sixth edition Construction Project Management is considered the preeminent guide to all aspects of the construction project management process. This invaluable resource continues to provide a solid foundation of the principles and fundamentals of construction project management, with a particular emphasis on project planning, demonstrated through a detailed example project. The text also includes pedagogical elements such as questions and exercises at the end of each chapter, as well as a full suite of instructor′s resources.

The content is enhanced by a new example project in the form of a commercial building that has been added as reference for various stages of construction. This new edition of Construction Project Management:

  • Features an expanded reference to Line–of–Balance scheduling that provides a valuable representation of repetitive topics
  • Includes an introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM) and its associated contract basis founded on Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)
  • Contains various references throughout the book that introduce the basics of Lean Construction
  • Provides valuable teaching resources, including a companion website that contains material that was appended at the end of the book

Completely revised and up–to–date, Construction Project Management, Sixth Edition is an accessible text for students and an indispensable on–the–job reference for builders, architects, civil engineers, and other construction professionals.

Companion Web site: [external URL]

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Preface vii

1 Construction Practices 1

2 Systematic Project Management 19

3 Project Estimating 35

4 Project Planning 71

5 Project Scheduling Concepts 97

6 Production Planning 143

7 Managing Time 161

8 Resource Management 191

9 Project Scheduling Applications 213

10 Project Coordination 241

11 Project Cost System 275

12 Project Financial Management 309

Index 335

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S. KEOKI SEARS is a Project Manager and owner of Project Catalyst Corporation, based in Durango, Colorado.

GLENN A. SEARS is an active consultant in construction technology and management.

RICHARD H. CLOUGH was Dean of the College of Engineering, University of New Mexico.

JERALD L. ROUNDS is professor emeritus of Construction Management and Construction Engineering at the University of New Mexico.

ROBERT O. SEGNER, JR. is professor of Construction Science in the College of Architecture at Texas A&M University.

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