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Construction Project Planning and Schedulingby William Cha Patrick
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Intended for students and professionals in civil technology/engineering and construction management, Construction Project Planning and Scheduling presents complete coverage of the principles, techniques, and applications of all aspects of the scheduling process. Some of the key features include:
This text thoroughly covers the topic of the need and use of project planning, scheduling, and control in the construction industry.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-200) and index.
This book thoroughly covers the topic of the need and use of project planning, scheduling, and control in the construction industry. It approaches the subject—and its related terminology and techniques—from a conceptual viewpoint that reinforces learning with increasingly difficult levels of analytical problems. KEY TOPICS Chapter topics cover the development of work breakdown structures, precedence grids, precedence network node diagrams, analytical methods for network solutions, resource scheduling, leveling and allocation, and project-scheduling simulation with PERT application. For use in construction management and technology, and civil engineering.
Table of Contents
1. Project Management in the Construction Industry.
2. Construction Project Management Organization.
3. The Network Plan.
4. Scheduling Logic and Computations.
5. Precedence Networking.
6. Resource Scheduling, Leveling, and Allocation.
7. Project Time Reduction/Time-Cost Tradeoffs.
8. Project Scheduling with Uncertain Durations.
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