Project Management in Construction, Sixth Edition

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Date

November 7, 2011

Format

Electronic book text, 448 pages

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0071753095 / 9780071753098

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PROVEN CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT METHODS

Fully revised to cover the most current contract information and green building guidelines, Project Management in Construction, Sixth Edition provides project managers and general contractors with the skills necessary to run every phase of a construction job. This practical guide discusses estimating, purchasing, contract administration, team management, quality control and quality assurance, safety, and other topics essential to completing a project on time and within budget.

Project Management in Construction, Sixth Edition features:

  • A new chapter on ConsensusDOCS, AIA Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), and Lean Construction contract documents
  • Construction Specification Institute (CSI) Green Format Specifications and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) 2009 Certification System
  • Updated construction industry statistics and trends
  • Current safety data from OSHA
  • The latest court decisions on key construction topics

COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE INCLUDES: Introduction to the Construction Industry * Start of the Construction Process * General Conditions to the Construction Contract * Bonds and Insurance * Organizing the Project Team * Successful Project Completion Demands a Successful Start * Estimating * Buying Out the Job * Change Orders * Quality Control and Quality Assurance * Project Documentation * Claims, Disputes, Arbitration, and Mediation * Safety in Construction * Design-Build * Sustainability and Green Buildings * Interoperability and Building Information Modeling (BIM)


Table of contents

Ch. 1. Introduction to the Construction Industry
Ch. 2. The Start of the Construction Process
Ch. 3. The General Conditions to the Construction Contract
Ch. 4. Bonds and Insurance
Ch. 5. Organizing the Project Team
Ch. 6. Successful Project Completion
Ch. 7. Estimating
Ch. 8. Buying Out the Job
Ch. 9. The Change Order
Ch. 10. Quality Control and Quality Assurance
Ch. 11. Project Documentation
Ch. 12. Claims and Disputes
Ch. 13. Safety in Construction
Ch. 14. Design-Build
Ch. 15. Sustainability and Green Buildings
Ch. 16. Inoperability and Building Information Modeling (BIM)





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