Project Management for Engineering and Construction, Third Edition

Hardcover | July 14, 2014

byGarold (Gary) Oberlender

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The Latest, Most Effective Engineering and Construction project Management Strategies

Fully revised throughout, this up-to-date guide presents the principles and techniques of managing engineering and construction projects from the initial conceptual phase, through design and construction, to completion. The book emphasizes project management duringthe beginning stages of project development to influence the quality, cost, and schedule of a project as early in the process as possible. Featuring an all-new chapter on risk management, the third edition also includes new sections on:

  • Ensuring project quality
  • The owner's team
  • Parametric estimating
  • Importance of the estimator
  • Formats for work breakdown structures
  • Design work packages
  • Benefits of planning
  • Calculations to verify schedules and cost distributions
  • Common problems in managing design
  • Build-operate-transfer delivery methods

    Based on the author's decades of experience in working with hundreds of project managers, this essential resource includes many new real-world examples and updated sample problems.

    Project Management for Engineering and Construction, Third Edition, covers:

    • Working with project teams
    • Project initiation
    • Early estimates
    • Project budgeting
    • Development of work plan
    • Design proposals
    • Project scheduling
    • Tracking work
    • Design coordination
    • Construction phase
    • Project close out
    • Personal management skills
    • Risk management

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The Latest, Most Effective Engineering and Construction project Management StrategiesFully revised throughout, this up-to-date guide presents the principles and techniques of managing engineering and construction projects from the initial conceptual phase, through design and construction, to completion. The book emphasizes project mana...

Garold Oberlender, Ph.D. (Stillwater, OK) was professor and coordinator of the graduate program in construction engineering and project management in the School of Civil Engineering at Oklahoma State University. He is the coauthor of Estimating Construction Costs, Fourth Edition.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.3 × 6.1 × 1.2 inPublished:July 14, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071822313

ISBN - 13:9780071822312

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1: IntroductionCh. 2: Working with Project TeamsCh. 3: Project InitiationCh. 4: Early EstimateCh. 5: Project BudgetingCh. 6: Development of the Work PlanCh. 7: Design ProposalsCh. 8: Project SchedulingCh. 9: Tracking WorkCh. 10: Design CoordinationCh. 11: Construction PhaseCh. 12: Project Close OutCh. 13: Personal Management SkillsCh. 14: Risk Assessment and Risk Analysis