Project Management in Construction, Sixth Edition

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-08-30
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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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)

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