Managing the Construction Process Plus MyConstructionKit -- Access Card Package, 4th Edition
- By Frederick Gould
- Pub. Date: Jan 25, 2012 by Pearson.
- ISBN-10: 0-13-305867-0
- ISBN-13: 978-0-13-305867-3
List Price: $173.40
For a combined course in Estimating, Scheduling and/or Control; a course in Construction Process; or an Introduction to Construction Management.
Managing the Construction Process: Estimating, Scheduling, and Project Control, Fourth Edition, covers all areas of the Construction Management industry–with a balanced focus on both theory and practicality. Helping students gain a working knowledge of the whole Building Industry, this text provides the technical skills required to manage a construction project from conception through occupancy. Emphasizing current industry practices, it makes a useful reference for the construction professional.
Office building example problem.
- Reinforces students' understanding of material with real-world view of the field.
Square foot residential estimates.
- Shows students how to prepare and present timely cost information for project participants.
Background theory, fundamentals and practical applications.
- Provides students with knowledge of building industry and the technical skills required to manage a construction project.
Project Highlights case study.
- Enables students to relate text material to an actual MIT project.
Photos and illustrations throughout.
- Provides students with visual reinforcement of concepts and information by adding interest.
Learning objectives, chapter outlines and review questions.
- Guides students through material and enables them to self-test.
- Provides instructors with necessary teaching aids.
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Managing the Construction Process: Estimating, Scheduling, and Project Control, Fourth Edition, covers all areas of the Construction Management industry—with a balanced focus on both theory and practicality. Helping students gain a working knowledge of the whole Building Industry, this text provides the technical skills required to manage a construction project from conception through occupancy. Emphasizing current industry practices, it makes a useful reference for the construction professional.
Table of Contents
I. CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT.
1. Industry and the Project.
2. The Project Management Process.
3. Construction Contracts and Delivery Methods.
4. Estimating Fundamentals.
5. Conceptual and Square Foot Estimating.
6. Assemblies Estimating.
7. Detailed Estimating.
8. Scheduling Fundamentals.
9. Network Construction.
10. Activity Duration and Network Calculations.
IV. PROJECT CONTROL.
11. Fundamentals of Project Control.
12. Cost, Schedule, and Resource Control.
13. Updating the Project: Control in Practice.
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