Construction Project Scheduling and Control

Construction Project Scheduling and Control

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For courses in Construction Management, Scheduling/Project Control in Civil/Construction/Engineering Technology. Written by a career construction professional, this text about scheduling and project control addresses the average student, detailing all the steps clearly and without shortcuts. Solved and unsolved exercises cover all subjects, computer software programs for construction are included, and presents precedence networks as the realistic solution to scheduling, the main part of project control.show more

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  • Hardback | 416 pages
  • 185.4 x 236.2 x 25.4mm | 839.16g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130973149
  • 9780130973146

Table of contents

(Note: Each chapter begins with an Introduction/Definition and ends with Exercises.) 1. Introduction. 2. Bar (Gantt) Charts. 3. Basic Networks. 4. The Critical Path Method (CPM). 5. Precedence Networks. 6. Resource Allocation and Resource Leveling. 7. Schedule Updating and Project Control. 8. Schedule Compression and Time-Cost Trade-Off. 9. Reports and Presentations. 10. Scheduling as Part of the Project Management Effort. 11. Other Scheduling Methods. 12. Construction Delay Claims. Appendix A: Computer Project. Apppendix B: Sample Reports. Glossary. References. Bibliography. Index.show more

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