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Construction Project Management

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9780136958598

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Pub. Date:
1/1/2000
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Prentice Hall
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Summary

For undergraduate/graduate-level courses in Construction Management. This text should also appeal to the architectural student. This text focuses on the scope of the skills necessary to propel today's construction project manager into the forefront of the profession. It defines the dynamics of people coming together for one project, explores the specific technical, political, and regulatory complexities of the project itself and explains how to effectively utilize management tools to harness this volatile environment to produce a successful project. A combination of theory and practical reality creates a dynamic interchange and learning foundation for students.

Table of Contents

The Construction Industry
1(14)
Introduction
2(1)
What Is the Construction Industry?
3(4)
Industry Sectors
7(6)
The Residential Sector
8(1)
Building Construction
9(1)
Infrastructure and Heavy Construction
10(2)
Industrial
12(1)
Research and Development
13(1)
Trends in the Industry
13(2)
PROMOTING THE CONSTRUCTION PROFESSION 15(4)
Demographics
17(1)
Opportunities
17(2)
COMPUTER-INTEGRATED CONSTRUCTION 19(27)
Conclusion
22(2)
Chapter Review Questions
24(1)
Exercises
25(2)
Project Participants
27(19)
Introduction
28(1)
Owners
29(4)
Public Owners
30(1)
Private Owners
31(1)
Owner Representation
31(2)
Design Professionals
33(9)
Architects
36(4)
Engineers
40(2)
Construction Professionals
42(4)
Constructors
42(2)
Specialty Contractors
44(1)
The Trades
44(2)
THE ADVANTAGES OF UNION VERSUS MERIT SHOPS 46(16)
Material Suppliers
48(1)
Equipment Suppliers
49(1)
Other Participants
50(1)
Organization of Companies
51(2)
Conclusion
53(1)
Chapter Review Questions
54(1)
Exercises
55(2)
Project Delivery Methods
57(5)
Introduction
58(1)
Managing Project Risks
59(3)
Lessons from History
59(3)
DELIVERING A PROJECT FAST 62(4)
Assessing Project Risks
63(3)
General Risks
64(1)
Project-Specific Risks
65(1)
SEABROOK STATION 66(55)
The Owner Organization
69(1)
Minimizing Risk
70(1)
Choosing the Right Delivery Method
70(1)
Choosing a Contract Type
71(1)
Monitoring the Entire Process
71(1)
Delivery Methods
71(11)
Traditional
71(4)
Design/Build
75(4)
Construction Project Management
79(3)
Contract Types
82(4)
Single Fixed Price
83(1)
Unit Price Contract
83(2)
Cost Plus a Fee
85(1)
Contract Changes
86(2)
Conclusion
88(2)
Chapter Review Questions
90(1)
Exercises
91(2)
Project Chronology
93(16)
Introduction
94(2)
Initiation of the Project
96(1)
Feasibility Analysis
97(2)
Financing
99(1)
Design of the Project
100(4)
Programming
101(1)
Schematic Design
102(1)
Design Development
103(1)
Construction Documents
103(1)
Procurement
104(1)
Construction
104(1)
Turnover and Startup
105(1)
Operation of the Facility
106(1)
Disposal of the Facility
106(1)
Conclusion
106(1)
Chapter Review Questions
107(1)
Exercises
108(1)
Construction Services During Design
109(12)
Introduction
110(2)
Finding the Right Construction Manager
112(4)
Request for Proposal
114(1)
Team Introductions
115(1)
Tasks and Responsibilities of the Construction Manager
116(5)
Feasibility Studies
116(1)
Site Investigations
117(4)
CONSTRUCTION, NOT DISRUPTION 121(12)
M. Ilyas Bhatti
Barry Friswold
Noise Mitigation
121(1)
Traffic Flow
122(1)
Pedestrian and Business Access
123(1)
Air Quality
124(1)
The Way of the Future
124(9)
Value Engineering
127(6)
UP/DOWN CONSTRUCTION IN BOSTON: AN EXAMPLE OF CONSTRUCTION INNOVATION 133(27)
Dr. James M. Becker
What Is Up/Down Construction?
133(1)
Example Projects
134(2)
Conclusion
136(3)
Design Review
136(1)
Estimating
137(1)
Scheduling
137(1)
Long-Lead Item Procurement
138(1)
Work Packages
138(1)
Conclusion
139(1)
Chapter Review Questions
140(2)
Exercises
142(1)
Bidding and Procurement
143(17)
Introduction
145(1)
Qualification of Bidders
146(1)
Work Packages
147(3)
Construction Documents
150(1)
Bidding Information
150(4)
Invitation to Bid
151(1)
Instruction to the Bidders
152(1)
Bid Form
153(1)
Alternates
153(1)
Addenda
154(1)
Contractual Information
154(3)
Agreement
155(2)
General Conditions
157(1)
Special Conditions
157(1)
Bonds
157(3)
Insurance
158(2)
RISK MANAGEMENT TRENDS 160(32)
Kevin Hines
Richard White
Technical Information
163(5)
Drawings
163(2)
Specifications
165(3)
Analysis of Bids
168(2)
Award of the Contract
170(1)
Conclusion
171(1)
Chapter Review Questions
172(1)
Exercises
173(2)
Construction and Closeout
175(17)
Introduction
176(2)
Subcontracts
178(1)
Staffing
179(2)
Organizational Design
181(7)
Legal Forms of Organizations
184(4)
Construction Ethics
188(1)
Partnering
189(1)
Quality Management
190(2)
TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT 192(5)
Terry Anderson
Job Start
194(1)
Construction Operations
194(1)
Procurement
194(2)
Job Site
196(1)
ORGANIZING FOR EFFICIENCY: THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING 197(85)
Project Completion
201(4)
Construction Closeout and Turnover
201(1)
Planning
202(2)
Owner Startup
204(1)
Operating Phase
205(1)
Conclusion
205(1)
Chapter Review Questions
206(1)
Exercises
207(2)
Estimating Project Costs
209(32)
Introduction
210(1)
Common Estimating Traits
211(2)
The Function of the Estimate
213(1)
Estimate Considerations
214(6)
Project Size
214(1)
Project Quality
215(3)
Location
218(1)
Time
219(1)
Other
220(1)
Types of Estimates
220(16)
Estimating during Design
221(8)
Estimating during Construction
229(7)
Conclusion
236(1)
Chapter Review Questions
237(2)
Exercises
239(2)
Project Planning and Scheduling
241(32)
Introduction
242(2)
Scheduling throughout the Project
244(4)
Preconstruction Planning
244(3)
Scheduling during Construction
247(1)
Postconstruction Scheduling
247(1)
The Planning and Scheduling Process
248(2)
Scheduling Methods
250(7)
Bar Chart Schedules
251(2)
Matrix Schedules
253(2)
Network Schedules
255(2)
Creating the Schedule
257(11)
Activity Definition
257(1)
Network Diagram
258(1)
Activity Duration
258(3)
Calculations
261(5)
Refining
266(1)
Monitor
267(1)
Conclusion
268(1)
Chapter Review Questions
269(1)
Exercises
270(3)
Controlling Project Cost, Time, and Quality
273(9)
Introduction
274(1)
Project Control Objectives
275(2)
Standards
275(1)
Actuals
276(1)
Basic Control Theory
277(5)
CONTROL IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM 282(7)
Communication Today
282(1)
New Millennium Communication
282(1)
Preparing a Project for Construction
283(5)
Cost Baseline
283(1)
Time Baseline
284(4)
Baseline Summary
288(1)
Minimum Cost Scheduling
288(1)
DIRECT VERSUS INDIRECT COSTS 289(37)
Direct Costs
289(1)
Indirect Costs
289(1)
Home Office Overhead
289(1)
Project Overhead (General Conditions)
290(2)
Crashing
290(2)
Cost and Schedule Performance Models
292(8)
Income Projection
294(1)
Payment Projection
294(6)
Control in Action
300(9)
Cost Engineering
300(2)
Progress Evaluation and Control
302(1)
Cost and Schedule Performance
303(3)
Project Documentation
306(3)
Conclusion
309(1)
Chapter Review Questions
310(1)
Exercises
311(2)
Job Site Administration
313(13)
Introduction
314(1)
Communication
315(11)
Notice to Proceed
315(1)
Meeting Minutes
316(1)
Requests for Information
317(2)
Daily Reports
319(2)
Diaries
321(1)
Progress Photographs
322(1)
Monthly Reports
322(1)
Electronic Communication
322(4)
ADVANCED PROJECT COMMUNICATION
Leveraging the Internet and Computer-Aided Design to Achieve Project Goals 326(8)
Kenneth H. Stowe
George B. H.
Sharing Information
326(1)
Integrating the Models
327(1)
Efficiencies by Combining CAD and Internet
327(1)
Greater Understanding Leads to Commitment
328(3)
Submittals
331(3)
Shop Drawings
331(3)
HYATT REGENCY WALKWAY COLLAPSE 334(24)
Product Data
337(1)
Samples
338(1)
Application for Payment
339(5)
Schedule of Values
341(1)
Stored Material
341(1)
Lien Waivers
341(3)
Retainage
344(1)
Changes to the Work
344(5)
Change Orders
346(3)
Extension of Time
349(1)
Claims and Disputes
349(1)
Conclusion
350(1)
Chapter Review Questions
351(1)
Exercises
352(1)
Construction Safety and Health
353(5)
Introduction
354(2)
The Cost of Accidents
356(2)
CONTRACTOR EXPERIENCE RATING 358(19)
The Cause of Accidents
361(2)
Types of Accidents
363(1)
Accident Prevention
363(14)
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
363(5)
Safety Programs
368(2)
Employee Orientation and Training
370(2)
Safety Meetings
372(1)
Preventive Devices
372(1)
Owner and Architect Roles
373(2)
Identification of Hazards
375(1)
Enforcement
376(1)
OSHA INSPECTIONS 377(6)
If an Accident Occurs
378(1)
Accident Investigation
378(1)
Conclusion
379(1)
Chapter Review Questions
380(1)
Exercises
381(2)
Appendix 383(2)
Index 385


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