Total Construction Project Management, Second Edition

Hardcover | March 5, 2013

byGeorge Ritz, Sidney Levy

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The most comprehensive, up-to-date construction project management system

Fully revised for the latest technologies and standards, Total Construction Project Management, Second Edition provides a proven framework for completing construction jobs as specified, on schedule, and within budget. You’ll learn how to plan, organize, and control each stage of a project—from initiation to close-out.

This updated edition integrates important new trends, such as technological interoperability, seamless electronic information exchange, Building Information Modeling (BIM), and sustainable building practices. Real-world case studies and customizable sample construction documents are included in this practical guide.

Inside, you’ll find field-tested methods for:

  • Preparing project bids and proposals
  • Negotiating contracts
  • Project planning and initiation
  • Scheduling construction
  • Estimating, budgeting and cost control
  • Project organization and control
  • Construction project execution
  • Integrating the latest technologies, including BIM and electronic information exchange
  • Green building and sustainable construction
  • Construction safety and health
  • Project communications
  • Managing human factors

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The most comprehensive, up-to-date construction project management systemFully revised for the latest technologies and standards, Total Construction Project Management, Second Edition provides a proven framework for completing construction jobs as specified, on schedule, and within budget. You’ll learn how to plan, organize, and contro...

George J. Ritz was a leading expert in construction and project management with 40 years of experience in executing projects in the U.S. and abroad. He worked on a broad spectrum of construction projects, ranging from schools for the physically challenged to world-class petrochemical plants. Mr.Ritz was a registered Professional Engine...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.2 × 6 × 1.2 inPublished:March 5, 2013Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071801375

ISBN - 13:9780071801379

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Table of Contents

The Construction Management Environment

Bids, Proposals and Contracts

Project Planning and Initiation

Construction Scheduling

Estimating, Budgeting and Cost Control

Project Resources Planning

Project Organization

Project Control

Construction Project Execution

Construction Safety and Health

Project Communications

Human Factors in Construction Management

Computers in Construction Management

Cases & Appendices