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Construction Documents and Contractionby Joseph D. Coleman
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This book provides readers with detailed coverage of the documents generated during the building construction process. Introducing readers to the major participants and their responsibilities to the documents commonly produced during the design and construction of a building, the First Edition focuses on the origin and format—which documents are used and why, how documents are used in the real world, and how they work together as a system, which ties the whole process together. For professionals with a career or interest in residential construction, construction law, commercial construction, construction claims, and/or construction management.
This new text/reference work will provide readers with comprehensive coverage of the documents generated during the building construction process. The focus i5 on the origin and format of construction documents, which documents are used and why, how documents are used in the real world, and how they work together a5 a system. Some of the key features include:
Table of Contents
1. The Construction Project.
2. Agreements for Professional Services.
3. Designing the Project.
4. The Drawings.
5. The Architectural Drawings.
6. The Engineering Drawings.
7. Introduction to the Specifications.
8. Specification Divisions 2-6.
9. Specification Divisions 7-16.
10. Bidding and Negotiating.
11. Alternate Delivery Systems.
12. Contracts for Construction.
13. Organizing for Construction.
14. Construction Begins.
15. Completing the Project.
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