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Author: S. Keoki Sears
Genre: Technology & Engineering
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118000242
Book Pages: 408
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi


Author: Peter Fewings
Genre: Architecture
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0415359066
Book Pages: 403
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Based on the authors' practical experiences, this book offers the reader a new approach to project management in construction and engineering, considering all aspects of project management, stressing the importance of managing external factors well and focusing on good negotiating skills.


Author: Chris Hendrickson
Genre: Construction industry
Publisher: Chris Hendrickson
ISBN: 9780137312665
Book Pages: 537
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi


Author: Yan Tan
Genre: Technology & Engineering
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780429753671
Book Pages: 221
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

A majority of large-scale construction and major infrastructure projects are funded by public funds from taxpayers. However, these projects are often subject to severe delays and cost overruns. Large-Scale Construction Project Management: Understanding Legal and Contract Requirements introduces integrated approaches to project management and control mechanisms to effectively manage large-scale construction projects. It explains the contractual requirements and associated legal principles under the latest edition of the leading standard forms of contracts, including FIDIC 2017, NEC4, and JCT 2016. It explains integrated project governance regarding time, cost, risk, change, contract management, and more. Further, it discusses the legal issues of scheduling delays and disruptions regarding the Delay and Disruption Protocol (Society of Construction Law) as well as Forensic Schedule Analysis guidance (American Association of Cost Engineering). Features: Provides strategies to effectively resolve disputes during construction projects Examines Quantitative Schedule Risk Analysis (QSRA) and Quantitative Cost Risk Analysis (QCRA) Introduces the most recent software and techniques used in managing large-scale construction projects This book serves as a useful resource for project control and management professionals, researchers in construction management and project management, and students in building construction management and project management.


Author: Kumar Neeraj Jha
Genre: Construction industry
Publisher: Pearson Education India
ISBN: 8131732495
Book Pages: 692
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Construction Project Management deals with different facets of construction management emphasizing the basic concepts that any engineering student is supposed to know. The major principles of project management have been derived through real life case studies from the field. Simplified examples have been used to facilitate better understanding of the concepts before going into the large and complex problems. The book features computer applications (Primavera and MS Project) used to explain planning, scheduling, resource leveling, monitoring and reporting; it is highly illustrated with line dia.


Author: Christian Brockmann
Genre: Technology & Engineering
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119554752
Book Pages: 304
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

An essential guide to the structure, dynamics, and management of construction megaprojects Advanced Construction Project Management is a comprehensive resource that covers the myriad aspects of implementing a megaproject from a contractor’s perspective. With many years’ experience of managing construction megaprojects, the author provides an in-depth exploration of the structure, dynamics and management of these demanding projects. In addition, the book gives all stakeholders a clear understanding of the complexity of megaprojects and offers contractors the insight and essential tools needed for achieving results. As the trend to plan and implement ever-larger projects looks likely to continue into the future, the need for a guide to understand the challenges of managing a megaproject couldn’t be greater. Comprehensive in scope, the book explores the theoretical background, economics, complexity, phases, strategic planning, engineering, coordination, and common challenges of megaprojects. The book also provides the tools for managing stakeholder integration. This important book: Describes the structure, dynamics and management of megaprojects Explores the management activities required and examines the appropriate tools for the management of megaprojects Includes tools for stakeholder integration Provides an advanced understanding of construction management concepts Written for managers, project managers and engineers, and cost consultants, Advanced Construction Project Management covers, in one complete volume, the information needed to lead a successful project.


Author: Barry Benator
Genre: Business & Economics
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781000355536
Book Pages: 230
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Project management is the key to any engineering and construction project's success. Now you can learn from the experts real-world tested strategies you can use to lead your projects to on-time, within budget, high quality success stories. Specifics of scheduling, cost estimating and leadership skills are fully detailed. The authors will show you how to organize your project from the very beginning to achieve success. You'll also learn to use win-win negotiation skills during each stage of your project. Real world examples will facilitate your understanding of how to apply every aspect of the material presented in the text. Loaded with forms, checklists and case studies, this invaluable reference is a must for everyone involved with engineering and construction projects.


Author: K K CHITKARA
Genre: Technology & Engineering
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9789353166328
Book Pages: 768
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

This book is meant for students and professionals having fundamental engineering knowledge and familiarity with construction process and practices. It includes 18 chapters – each accompanied with an appendix – along with abbreviations and glossary of terms. Each chapter has been ensured to provide an optimal mix of theory and application. The subject covered in this book provides practical relevance to current project management techniques and practices.


Author: Hans Ottosson
Genre: Business & Economics
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781466575950
Book Pages: 328
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Practical Project Management for Building and Construction covers the 14 knowledge areas of project management that are essential for successful projects in the construction industry. For each knowledge area, it explains the processes for scope, time, risk, cost, and resource management. Filled with work and process flow diagrams, it demonstrates h


Author: Helen Lingard
Genre: Business & Economics
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0419262105
Book Pages: 440
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

The number of construction-related injuries worldwide is on the increase, together with the attendant human and financial costs, and measures are being taken to improve the industry's poor track record. This book discusses a number of related issues and should be of interest to anyone working in construction.