Construction Documents and Contracting

Construction Documents and Contracting

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For courses in Residential Construction, Construction Law, Commercial Construction, Construction Claims, and Construction Management. This text provides students with detailed coverage of the documents generated during the building construction process. Introducing students to the major participants and their responsibilities to the documents commonly produced during the design and construction of a building, the First Edition focuses on the origin and format-which documents are used and why, how documents are used in the real world, and how they work together as a system, which ties the whole process together.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 190.5 x 233.7 x 20.3mm | 725.76g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0130893285
  • 9780130893284

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This new text/reference work will provide readers with comprehensive coverage of the documents generated during the building construction process. The focus i5 on the origin and format of construction documents, which documents are used and why, how documents are used in the real world, and how they work together a5 a system. Some of the key features include: The documentation used in a single case project from beginning to end provides a realistic overview of the process. Readers are introduced to the participants in the project, their responsibilities, and relationships. Drawings and specifications are covered.show more

Table of contents

1. The Construction Project. 2. Agreements for Professional Services. 3. Designing the Project. 4. The Drawings. 5. The Architectural Drawings. 6. The Engineering Drawings. 7. Introduction to the Specifications. 8. Specification Divisions 2-6. 9. Specification Divisions 7-16. 10. Bidding and Negotiating. 11. Alternate Delivery Systems. 12. Contracts for Construction. 13. Organizing for Construction. 14. Construction Begins. 15. Completing the Project. Sources of Information and Suggested Reading.Index.show more