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Construction Management Fundamentals is intended as an introduction to both technical and business sides of construction, and is intended for use in an undergraduate Civil Engineering curriculum or for graduate courses in Construction Management. The text covers fundamentals of construction in a logical, simple, and concise format, and many examples reinforce construction and management concepts through applications, photographs, and illustrations derived from actual projects. Based upon professional practice, standard formats for analyzing common problems are presented and explained preparing students for fast-paced bid preparation.

The second edition of Construction Management Fundamentals includes coverage of the Construction Specifications Institutes new MasterFormat 2004 edition, as well as a completely rewritten safety chapter incorporating the latest OSHA required safety practices and reporting practices. The book will help prepare the student who may take one or two courses in construction or the construction management professional.

Synopsis:

Construction management is about delivering a project. It involves managing time, cost, quality, and safety, and acting in a socially, politically, and environmentally acceptable manner. This text provides undergraduate engineering students and graduate Construction Management students a comprehensive overview of the parameters.

The second edition of Construction Management Fundamentals gives students a solid understanding of construction so that, as designers or constructors, they will be better prepared to make intelligent design decisions and to interact in a meaningful and productive manner. For those students who may take only one or two courses, the material is covered in a logical, simple, and concise format.

About the Author

Cliff Schexnayder (Tempe, AZ) Eminent Scholar Emeritus at Del Webb School of Construction, Arizona State University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Historical Perspective

Part 1 - Construction Management:

Chapter 2 Overview of the Construction Industry

Chapter 3 Construction Management Functions

Chapter 4 Scheduling Techniques for Construction Projects

Chapter 5 Construction Cost Estimates

Chapter 6 Estimating Heavy/Civil Projects

Chapter 7 Estimating Building Projects

Chapter 8 Construction Contracts Administration

Chapter 9 Construction Accounting

Part 2 - Construction Practice:

Chapter 10 Machine Power

Chapter 11 Equipment Selection and Utilization

Chapter 12 Equipment Cost

Chapter 13 Building Materials

Chapter 14 Building Construction Methods

Chapter 15 Quality and Productivity

Chapter 16 Safety

Chapter 17 Trends

Appendixes:

Appendix A Glossary

Appendix B Selected Unit Equivalents

Product Details

ISBN:
9780073401041
Author:
Fiori, Christine M.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
Author:
Knutson, Kraig
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Schexnayder, Clifford J.
Author:
Mayo, Richard
Subject:
Construction - General
Subject:
Construction & Construction Trades
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Construction industry
Subject:
Civil
Subject:
Construction industry -- Management.
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Series:
McGraw-Hill Series in Civil Engineering
Publication Date:
September 2008
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
697
Dimensions:
9.00x7.30x1.20 in. 2.70 lbs.

Related Subjects

Engineering » Civil Engineering » General
Engineering » Construction » General
Engineering » Construction » Management
Reference » Science Reference » Technology

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Product details 697 pages McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math - English 9780073401041 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Construction management is about delivering a project. It involves managing time, cost, quality, and safety, and acting in a socially, politically, and environmentally acceptable manner. This text provides undergraduate engineering students and graduate Construction Management students a comprehensive overview of the parameters.

The second edition of Construction Management Fundamentals gives students a solid understanding of construction so that, as designers or constructors, they will be better prepared to make intelligent design decisions and to interact in a meaningful and productive manner. For those students who may take only one or two courses, the material is covered in a logical, simple, and concise format.

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