ISBN 9780071321181,Construction Management Fundamental

Construction Management Fundamental



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9780071321181

ISBN-10 0071321187


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 720 Pages
Language (English)

Civil Engineering

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.

Salient Features

Coverage of both management and practice covering management, scheduling, estimating, and contracts as well as equipment selection and cost, and building materials and methods
Discussion of latest trends and practices like developments in "green" construction and LEED certification, as well as new trends in public/private partnerships
Table of Contents : -
1. Historical Perspective

Part 1 Conservative Management

2. Overview of the Construction Industry
3. Construction Management Functions
4. Scheduling Techniques for Construction Projects
5. Construction Cost Estimates
6. Estimating Heavy/Civil Projects
7. Estimating Building Projects
8. Construction Contracts Administration
9. Construction Accounting

Part 2 Construction Practice

10. Machine Power
11. Equipment Selection and Utilization
12. Equipment Cost
13. Building Materials
14. Building Construction Methods
15. Quality and Productivity
16. Safety
17. Trends