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Managing the Construction Process, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition

By Frederick Gould

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 6, 2011

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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.

 

Table of Contents

I. CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT.

  1. Industry and the Project.

  2. The Project Management Process.

  3. Construction Contracts and Delivery Methods.

 

II. ESTIMATING.

  4. Estimating Fundamentals.

  5. Conceptual and Square Foot Estimating.

  6. Assemblies Estimating.

  7. Detailed Estimating.

 

III. SCHEDULING.

  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.

 

Appendix A.

Appendix B.

Index.

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Managing the Construction Process, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition
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$62.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-511458-2