Construction Project Management: A Practical Guide to Field Construction Management
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 25, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 400 pages
Master the essentials of planning, scheduling, and managing field construction projects
For more than thirty years, "Construction Project Management" by Clough and Sears has been considered the preeminent guide to the Critical Path Method (CPM) of project scheduling. It combines a solid foundation in the principles and fundamentals of CPM with particular emphasis on project planning, demonstrated through an example project.
This "Fifth Edition" features a range of improvements. New pedagogical devices improve absorption of the material. Updated labor, material, and equipment pricing is incorporated into the text. Coverage is enhanced by discussions of contemporary planning and management methods such as Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and the Earned Value Management System (EVMS).
A highway bridge with a complete cost estimate, including SI units, illustrates each of the principles of project management. Using this basic information and the case studies in the appendix, readers are given project management problems and hands-on project management experience.
The "Fifth Edition" features include:
Complete coverage of planning and scheduling principles that apply to every type of construction project
Expanded coverage of production planning
Large foldout illustrations conveniently integrated throughout the book
Thorough and up to date, "Construction Project Management, Fifth Edition" is a superb text for students and an indispensable on-the-job reference for builders, architects, civil engineers, and other construction professionals.
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Project Cost Estimating
Project Time Acceleration
Highway Bridge BidItem Summary Sheets
SI Unit Highway Bridge BidItem Summary Sheets
Highway Bridge Project Outline
The PERT Procedure
Analysis of Estimating Accuracy
Highway Bridge Case Studies