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Construction Project Administration

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Edition:
7th
ISBN13:

9780130984722

ISBN10:
0130984728
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2003
Publisher(s):
PRENTICE HALL
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Summary

Covering all the important business and legal aspects of construction management, this new edition of "Construction Project Administration" will prove an invaluable resource to owners, engineers, constructors, architects, and students. "Some of the key features include: " -- Coverage of computer application programs as a tool for project administration. -- Inclusion of a demonstration disk from Edgewater Industries to show computer applications. -- New charts, photos, and drawings to enhance the text discussion. -- Coverage of the new codes, regulations, and legal decisions to aid management decision-making. -- Added coverage of international business practice to reflect the globalization of the industry.

Table of Contents

The Project Delivery System
1(34)
Project Participants
1(1)
Construction Administration
2(5)
Control of Quality in Construction
7(1)
Organizational Structure of a Construction Project
8(6)
Professional Construction Management
14(4)
Design-Build Contracts
18(3)
Definitions of Individual Construction Responsibilities
21(4)
Defining Scope of Work in a CM Contract
25(2)
Responsibility for Coordination of the Trades
27(1)
The Partnering Concept
28(3)
Contracting for Public Works Projects
31(2)
Problems
33(2)
Responsibility and Authority
35(15)
The Resident Project Representative and Inspectors as Members of the Construction Team
35(1)
Lines of Authority on Construction Projects
35(2)
Why Have an Inspector?
37(2)
Authority and Responsibility of the Resident Project Representative
39(10)
Problems
49(1)
Resident Project Representative Office Responsibilities
50(25)
Setting Up a Field Office
50(2)
Familiarization with Construction Documents
52(1)
Equipping the Field Office
53(3)
Establishment of Communications
56(4)
Handling Job-Related Information
60(1)
Staffing Responsibilities
61(3)
Derivation of the Field Cost Indexes
64(2)
Selection of Trailer-Type Field Offices
66(2)
Construction Safety
68(1)
Development of an Inspection Plan
68(2)
Other Job Responsibilities
70(2)
RFIs (Requests for Information)
72(1)
Problems
73(2)
Documentation: Records and Reports
75(46)
Files and Records
77(9)
Construction Progress Record
86(1)
Electronic Record Keeping
86(1)
Construction Reports
87(3)
Construction Diary
90(2)
Who Should Maintain Diaries and Daily Reports?
92(1)
Documentation of Intermittent Inspection
93(1)
Special Feedback Reports
93(7)
Documentation of Dangerous Safety Hazard Warnings
100(1)
Miscellaneous Records
101(2)
Labor Standards Review Records
103(1)
Job Conferences
104(1)
Contractor Submittals
104(1)
Construction Photographs
105(7)
Photographic Equipment and Materials
112(7)
Digital Cameras for Construction
119(1)
Problems
120(1)
Electronic Project Administration
121(23)
Using Computers for Project Administration
122(15)
Web-Enabled Project Management Applications
137(5)
Problems
142(2)
Specifications and Drawings
144(29)
What Is a Specification?
144(1)
Conflicts Due to Drawings and Specifications
145(2)
Unenforceable Phrases
147(2)
Content and Component Parts of a Specification
149(4)
What Do the Specifications Mean to the Inspector?
153(1)
CSI Specifications Format-Its Meaning and Importance
154(4)
ASCE Civil Engineering Specifications Format
158(1)
State Highway Department Formats
159(6)
Other Nonstandard Construction Specifications Formats in Use
165(1)
Project Specifications (Project Manual) Versus Special Provisions Concept
166(3)
Inspector Training and Knowledge of Specifications
169(2)
Allowances and Tolerances in Specifications
171(1)
Problems
171(2)
Using the Specifications in Contract Administration
173(34)
General Conditions of the Construction Contract
173(2)
International Construction Contracts
175(4)
Differing Site Conditions
179(4)
Materials and Equipment
183(1)
The Contractor and Subcontractors
183(1)
Shop Drawings and Samples
184(2)
Disapproving or Stopping the Work
186(2)
Supplementary General Conditions
188(1)
Technical Provisions of the Specifications
189(3)
Addenda to the Specifications
192(1)
Standard Specifications
193(1)
Master Specifications (Guide Specifications)
194(1)
Special Material and Product Standards
195(6)
Building Codes, Regulations, Ordinances, and Permits
201(2)
Types of Drawings Comprising the Construction Contract
203(1)
Order of Precedence of the Contract Documents
204(1)
Problems
205(2)
Construction Laws and Labor Relations
207(17)
Compliance with Laws and Regulations
207(1)
Public Versus Private Contracts
208(2)
Traffic Requirements During Construction
210(1)
Code Enforcement Agency Requirements
211(1)
Work Within or Adjacent to Navigable Waterways
211(2)
Fair Subcontracting Laws
213(1)
The Hazardous Waste Problem
214(1)
Federal Labor Laws
215(5)
Labor Relations
220(2)
Prejob Labor Agreements
222(1)
Problems
223(1)
Construction Safety
224(16)
OSHA and Construction Safety
225(2)
General Responsibility for Construction Safety
227(1)
Owner Participation in the Safety Program
227(1)
Typical Federal, State, and Utility Company Approach
228(1)
Safety Responsibility under Construction Management and Turnkey Contracts
228(2)
Effect of Including Contractor's Safety Obligations in the Specifications
230(3)
Applicability of State and Federal OSHA Provisions to a Project
233(1)
Special Applications
234(1)
Procedural Guidelines
234(3)
Shoring and Bracing
237(1)
The Competent Person
238(1)
Safety Requirements in Construction Contracts
238(1)
Problems
239(1)
Meetings and Negotiations
240(23)
Types of Meetings in Construction
240(2)
Meeting Resources
242(1)
Handling Yourself at a Meeting
242(2)
Preconstruction Conference
244(6)
In-House Decision-Making Meetings
250(4)
Principles of Negotiation
254(3)
Techniques of Negotiation
257(4)
Problems
261(2)
Risk Allocation and Liability Sharing
263(17)
Risk Management
265(1)
Identification and Nature of Construction Risks
266(1)
Contractual Allocation of Risk
267(1)
Who Should Accept What Risks?
268(2)
Types of Risks and Allocation of Those Risks
270(6)
Minimizing Risks and Mitigating Losses
276(3)
Problems
279(1)
Preconstruction Operations
280(47)
Description of Approach
280(1)
Constructability Analysis
281(1)
Advertise and Award Phase
282(2)
Issuance of Bidding Documents
284(3)
Prequalification of Bidders
287(1)
Bonds
287(2)
Liability Forms of Insurance
289(2)
Property Forms of Insurance
291(5)
Opening, Acceptance, and Documentation of Bids
296(5)
Development of a Quality Control or Assurance Program
301(1)
Inspection and Testing Manual
302(3)
Field Office Organization of the Owner or the Field Representative
305(6)
The Preconstruction Conference
311(1)
Study Plans and Specifications
312(1)
Key Dates
312(5)
Listing of Emergency Information
317(1)
Agency Permits
317(1)
Starting a Project
317(7)
Problems
324(3)
Planning for Construction
327(25)
Construction Schedules as Related to Building Costs
330(1)
Scheduling Methods
330(3)
Bar Charts
333(2)
S-Curve Scheduling or Velocity Diagrams
335(2)
Line-of-Balance Charts
337(1)
Network Diagrams
338(3)
Specifying CPM for a Project
341(4)
Personal Computers for CPM Network Scheduling
345(2)
Computerized Progress Payments
347(1)
Selection of PC Scheduling Software
348(3)
Problems
351(1)
Fundamentals of CPM Construction Scheduling
352(38)
CPM: What It Is and What It Does
353(1)
Basic Procedure in Setting Up a CPM Schedule
354(1)
Project Planning
354(1)
Fundamentals of CPM
355(7)
Who Owns Float?
362(4)
Precedence Diagraming vs I-j Diagraming
366(2)
Comparison of Precedence and Arrow Diagraming
368(1)
Precedence Formats
368(5)
Reading a Manual CPM Network Schedule
373(4)
Reading a Computerized CPM Network Schedule
377(9)
Problems
386(4)
Construction Operations
390(16)
Authority and Responsibility of All Parties
391(4)
Temporary Facilities Provided by the Contractor
395(1)
Time of Inspection and Tests
396(1)
Contractor Submittals
396(1)
Opening a Project
397(1)
Job Philosophy
398(2)
Administrative Activities
400(1)
Suspension or Termination of the Work
401(2)
Construction Services Cost Monitoring
403(1)
Problems
404(2)
Value Engineering
406(17)
Definition
411(1)
The Role of the Resident Project Representative
411(1)
Fundamentals of Value Engineering
412(1)
Areas of Opportunity for Value Engineering
413(4)
Methodology in Generating Value Engineering Proposals
417(5)
Field Responsibility in Value Engineering
422(1)
Problems
422(1)
Measurement and Payment
423(54)
Contracts for Construction
423(1)
Types of Construction Contracts
423(3)
Construction Progress Payments
426(1)
Approval of Payment Requests
426(2)
Basis for Payment Amounts
428(6)
Evaluation of Contractor's Payment Requests
434(2)
Force Account
436(4)
Payment for Extra Work and Change Orders
440(6)
Payment for Mobilization Costs
446(6)
Partial Payments to the Contractor
452(3)
Retainage
455(4)
Liquidated Damages During Construction
459(1)
Standard Contract Provisions for Measurement and Payment
459(1)
Interpreting the Contractor's Bid
460(6)
Measurement for Payment
466(4)
Measurement Guidelines for Determination of Unit-Price Pay Quantities
470(2)
Final Payment to the Contractor
472(3)
Problems
475(2)
Construction Materials and Workmanship
477(24)
Materials and Methods of Construction
478(1)
Requests for Substitutions of Materials
479(4)
Access to the Work by Quality Assurance Personnel
483(1)
Inspection of Materials Delivered to the Site
484(1)
Rejection of Faulty Material
485(1)
Construction Equipment and Methods
486(5)
Quality Level and Quality Assurance
491(1)
Quality Assurance Provisions
491(8)
Ownership of Materials
499(1)
Delivery and Storage of Materials
499(1)
Handling of Materials
500(1)
Problems
500(1)
Changes and Extra Work
501(21)
Contract Modifications
501(1)
Changes in the Work
502(6)
Types of Changes
508(4)
Elements of a Change Order
512(1)
Evaluating the Need
513(1)
Considerations for Evaluation
514(1)
Change Orders for Differing Site Conditions
515(3)
Starting the Change Order Process
518(3)
Cost of Delays Caused by Change Orders
521(1)
Problems
521(1)
Claims and Disputes
522(55)
Five Principles of Contract Administration
522(2)
Construction Problems
524(1)
Protests
524(1)
Claims
525(5)
Claims and Disputes
530(2)
Differences Between the Parties
532(5)
Home Office Overhead
537(7)
Scheduling Changes
544(1)
Constructive Changes
545(1)
Other Causes of Claims and Disputes
546(8)
Resolving Differences
554(3)
Preparations for Claims Defense
557(5)
The Use of Project Records in Litigation
562(1)
Order of Precedence of Contract Documents
563(1)
Obligations of the Contractor
564(1)
Alternative Methods for Dispute Resolution
565(2)
Arbitration or Litigation?
567(2)
The Mediation Process
569(1)
Settlement of Disputes by Arbitration
570(4)
Preliminary Notice of Potential Claim
574(1)
Problems
574(3)
Project Closeout
577(36)
Acceptance of the Work
577(1)
Guarantee Period
578(1)
Contract Time
579(1)
Liquidated Damages for Delay
580(3)
Cleanup
583(2)
The Punch List
585(5)
Preparations for Closeout
590(7)
Completion versus Substantial Completion
597(4)
Substantial Completion versus Beneficial Occupancy or Use
601(2)
Beneficial Use/Partial Utilization
603(2)
Liens and Stop Orders
605(4)
Final Payment and Waiver of Liens
609(1)
Stop Notice Release Bond
609(2)
Post Completion
611(1)
Problems
611(2)
Bibliography 613(6)
Index 619(14)
Forms Index 633(2)
Flowchart Index 635


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