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A practical guide to running every phase of a construction projectupdated to contain the latest green specification information Fully revised throughout, Project Management in Construction, Sixth Edition provides project managers, construction managers, and general contractors alike with the skills necessary to manage construction projects. You'll learn how to effectively control the teams of subcontractors, vendors, and field personnel required to provide the smooth flow of materials and tradespersons needed to complete a job. The book examines the basic tenets of managing a construction project and explores new technologies that impact how business is done now and will be done in the future. New to this Edition: Updated construction industry statistics and trends Review and comments on updated 2007 AIA contracts New quality control checklists Integrated project delivery (IPD) as formulated by AIA in 2010, including an in-depth look at the process and related contract documents Construction Specification Institute (CSI) Green Format Specifications and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) 2009 Certification System Discussion of advances in building information modeling (BIM), including new U.S. General Service Administration (GSA) Guidelines on 3D and 4D BIM OSHA's Hazard Identification procedures and steps to develop an Injury and Illness Prevention Program Updated court decisions affecting the construction industry
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. An Introduction to the Construction Industry Chapter 2. The Start of the Construction Process Chapter 3. The General Conditions to the Construction Contract Chapter 4. ConsensusDOCS Integrated Project Delivery, and Lean Construction Contracts Chapter 5. Bonds and Insurance Chapter 6. Organizing the Project Team Chapter 7. Successful Project Completion Demands a Successful Start Chapter 8. Estimating Chapter 9. Buying Out the Job Chapter 10. The Change Orders Chapter 11. Quality Control and Quality Assurance Chapter 12. Project Documentation Chapter 13. Claims, Disputes, Arbitration, and Mediation Chapter 14. Safety in Construction Chapter 15. Design-Build Chapter 16. Sustainability and Green Buildings Chapter 17. Interoperability and Building Information Modeling (BIM) Index