Construction Project Management: A Practical Guide to Field by S. Keoki Sears

By S. Keoki Sears

For greater than thirty years, building venture administration through Clough and Sears has been thought of the preeminent consultant to the serious direction procedure (CPM) of undertaking scheduling. It combines a fantastic beginning within the rules and basics of CPM with specific emphasis on venture making plans, validated via an instance project.This 5th version encompasses a variety of advancements. New pedagogical units enhance absorption of the cloth. up to date hard work, fabric, and gear pricing is integrated into the textual content. assurance is improved through discussions of latest making plans and administration equipment resembling paintings Breakdown buildings (WBS) and the Earned worth administration method (EVMS).A road bridge with an entire price estimate, together with SI devices, illustrates all the ideas of venture administration. utilizing this easy info and the case experiences within the appendix, readers are given venture administration difficulties and hands-on venture administration experience.The 5th version beneficial properties include:Complete assurance of making plans and scheduling rules that practice to each form of building projectExpanded insurance of construction planningLarge foldout illustrations comfortably built-in through the bookThorough and recent, development venture administration, 5th variation is an excellent textual content for college students and an imperative on-the-job reference for developers, architects, civil engineers, and different building execs.

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Written quotations for special job materials are desirable so that such important considerations as prices, freight charges, taxes, delivery schedules, and guarantees are explicitly understood. Most material suppliers tender their quotations on printed forms that include stipulations pertaining to terms of payment and other considerations. For the highway bridge project, the contractor will receive during the bidding period written price quotations from material dealers covering specific job materials, such as transit-mix concrete, structural and reinforcing steel, steel pilings, and guardrails.

A permanent reservoir will be formed, the extent of which will vary considerably during the year. The job site covers a considerable geographical area that is undeveloped and unpopulated. 17 Example Project The design of the Example Project has been completed, and working drawings and specifications are now available. The owner is a public agency, and the project will be competitively bid by prequalified contractors. Accordingly, project field management will be carried out by the successful prime contractor.

The difference between the purchase price and the estimated salvage value is entered into the job estimate as a lump-sum equipment expenditure. Equipment often is rented or leased. Rental can be especially advantageous when the job site is far removed geographically from the contractor’s other operations, for satisfying temporary peak demand, or for providing specialized or seldom used equipment. Leasing is a common and widely used means of acquiring construction equipment and may be a desirable alternative to equipment ownership.

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