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Construction Planning and Scheduling, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition

By Jimmie W. Hinze

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Feb 10, 2011

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For courses in Construction Planning and Scheduling and Construction Management.

 

Construction Planning and Scheduling, Fourth Edition offers broad coverage of all major scheduling subjects. This comprehensive resource is designed for construction management, planning and scheduling. It follows a logical progression, introducing precedence diagramming early and following with chapters on activity durations, resource allocations, network schedules, and more. It reflects current trends in scheduling (short-interval scheduling, computer scheduling, linear scheduling etc.) and includes chapters on arrow diagramming and PERT. With an eye on application, it includes a unique discussion of contract provisions related to scheduling and incorporates a sample project throughout.

Table of Contents

1.    Introduction

2.    Developing a Network Model

3.    Precedence Diagrams

4.    Determining Activity Durations

5.    Time in Contract Provisions

6.    Resource Allocation and Resource Leveling

7.    Money and Network Schedules

8.    Project Monitoring and Control

9.    Computer Scheduling

10.  Earned Value: A Means for Integrating Costs and Schedule

11.  The Impact of Scheduling Decisions on Productivity

12.  CPM In Dispute Resolution and Litigation

13.  Short-Interval Schedules

14.  Linear Scheduling

15.  PERT: Program Evaluation and Review Technique

16.  Arrow Diagrams

 

REFERENCES

ADDITIONAL REFERENCES

INDEX

 

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$59.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-247400-9