Construction Management Fundamentals

Hardcover | September 12, 2008

byKraig Knutson, Clifford J. Schexnayder, Christine Fiori

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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 Institute’s 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.

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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...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:720 pages, 9.4 × 7.2 × 1.4 inPublished:September 12, 2008Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073401048

ISBN - 13:9780073401041

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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 AGlossary

Appendix BSelected Unit Equivalents