Construction Scheduling with Primavera Project Planner

Construction Scheduling with Primavera Project Planner

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For courses in Construction Scheduling and Construction Project Management as taught in 2-year and 4-year departments of Construction Management or Technology. Designed to add a practical hands-on perspective to the software reference manuals, this text helps students develop a proficiency in construction planning and a working knowledge of Primavera Project Planner. Complete in coverage, it first addresses the development and manual calculation of the construction schedule, then introduces Primavera Project Planner in detail, and concludes with an exploration of project controls and how Primavera Project Planner can be used as a tool in enhancing decision making. Assumes a basic understanding of how construction projects are estimated, how they are assembled, and a basic understanding of the Windows operating more

Product details

  • Hardback | 340 pages
  • 208.28 x 271.78 x 20.32mm | 793.78g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0130922013
  • 9780130922014

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"The basics of an otherwise intimidating computer program can be accomplished in an organized, clear manner that uses construction concepts." - Roy E. Evans, Purdue University "The author does an excellent job of continuing the scheduling process beyond the initial scheduling chart!" - David A. Wahlstrom, University of Houstonshow more

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Primavera Project Planner is the most popular software used in construction scheduling. This new edition covers the latest version of Primavera Project Planner and features the exclusive use of this software as its vehicle for application. The author deftly integrates the scheduling aspects of a construction project with the estimating process as well as the elements of the overall management of the project. The clear and progressive presentation of the material allows students to build upon successes while working through the various chapters. "Key features of this edition: "Emphasis on the pertinent concerns of the professional scheduler in a construction context.Chronology of the subject matter facilitates logical skill development both in scheduling and in Primavera.Practical use of graphics and step-by-step more

Table of contents

1. Overview. 2. The Estimate Process. 3. Scheduling Logic. 4. Calculating the Project Schedule. 5. Creating and Saving Projects. 6. Primavera Project Setup. 7. Loading Schedule Logic. 8. Tabular and Graphic Output. 9. Summarizing the Schedule. 10. Update the Schedule. 11. Resource Loading. 12. Cost Loading and Cash Flow. 13. Progress Planning and Control. 14. Project Analysis and Forecasting. Appendix A: Start-Up Screen Menu. Appendix B: Main Screen Menu Options. more

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