Construction Management

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 18, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 480 pages
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The construction professional has to be a “jack of all trades, and master of all.” This text covers a wide range of subjects, reflecting the breadth of knowledge needed to understand the dynamics of this large and complex industry.

This edition introduces extended coverage in the scheduling area to address more advanced and practice oriented procedures such as Start to Start, Finish to Finish, and similar relationship between activities in a network schedule.

 

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Contents

Chapter
1
Review Questions and Exercises
19
Chapter 3
24
Chapter 9
38
Review Questions and Exercises
46
Issues During Construction Phase
48
Review Questions and Exercises
60
Review Questions and Exercises
77
Review Questions and Exercises
233
Review Questions and Exercises
251
Review Questions and Exercises
277
Review Questions and Exercises
298
Review Questions and Exercises
322
Chapter 19
340
Review Questions and Exercises
359
Construction Operations Available on website
360

Review Questions and Exercises
89
Chapter 7
105
Project Scheduling
117
Review Questions and Exercises
149
Program Evaluation and Review Technique Networks
153
Review Questions and Exercises
168
Review Questions and Exercises
193
Review Questions and Exercises
204
Chapter 13
218
Appendices
361
Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor
370
Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor
383
Appendix E Arrow Notation Scheduling Calculations
397
Typical Agent
403
Appendix G Compound Interest Tables
409
Appendix H Plans for Small Gas Station
435
Bibliography
442
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Daniel W. Halpin

DANIEL W. HALPIN is Professor Emeritus and retired Bowen Head of the Division of Construction Engineering and Management at Purdue University. He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and received the MSCE and PhD degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1969 and 1973. Prior to attending Illinois, he served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers receiving the Bronze Star Medal for service in the Republic of Vietnam. His awards include the Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize (1979) and the Peurifoy Construction Research Award (1992) both given by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). ASCE recognized his achievements with distinguished membership (Dist.M.ASCE) in 2006. Also in 2006, the Construction Industry Institute (CII) awarded him the prestigious Carroll H. Dunn Award of Excellence, CII's highest award. He is a member of the National Academy of Construction (NAC) and was named a Distinguished Alumnus of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois in 2008.

Bolivar A. Senior

BOLIVAR A. SENIOR is Associate Professor in the Department of Construction Management at Colorado State University. He has extensive experience in the management of construction projects. He headed Senior Brown Associates, Inc., consultants in the area of planning and control, and served as project manager for several companies in his native country, Dominican Republic. He has published many articles and a book in the areas of project planning and control, financial management and construction management education.

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