9780073401041

Construction Management Fundamentals

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073401041

  • ISBN10:

    0073401048

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/12/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

Construction Management Fundamentalsis intended as an introduction to both technical and business sides of construction, and is intended for use in an undergraduate Civil Engineering curriculum or for graduate courses in Construction Management. The text covers fundamentals of construction in a logical, simple, and concise format, and many examples reinforce construction and management concepts through applications, photographs, and illustrations derived from actual projects. Based upon professional practice, standard formats for analyzing common problems are presented and explained preparing students for fast-paced bid preparation.The second edition ofConstruction Management Fundamentalsincludes coverage of the Construction Specifications Institute's new MasterFormat 2004 edition, as well as a completely rewritten safety chapter incorporating the latest OSHA required safety practices and reporting practices. The book will help prepare the student who may take one or two courses in construction or the construction management professional.

Author Biography

Richard E. Mayo is Late Associate Professor, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. Christine Fiori is Assistant Director of Undergraduate Programs, Myers-Lawson School of Construction, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia. Clifford J. Schexnayder is Eminent Scholar Emeritus, Del E. Webb School of Construction, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. Kraig Knutson is Senior Lecturer, Del E. Webb School of Construction, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Construction Management
Overview of the Construction Industry
Construction Management Functions
Scheduling Techniques for Construction Projects
Construction Cost Estimates
Estimating Heavy/Civil Projects
Estimating Building Projects
Construction Contracts Administration
Construction Accounting
Construction Practice
Machine Power
Equipment Selection and Utilization
Equipment Cost
Building Materials
Building Construction Methods
Quality and Productivity
Safety
Trends Appendixes
Glossary
Selected Unit Equivalents
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