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Construction Project Management

Construction Project Management

  • Kumar Neeraj Jha
  • Author: Kumar Neeraj Jha
    • ISBN:9788131732496
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    • Price: Rs. 550.00
    • Offer Price:Rs. 490.00
    • Pages:704
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Not Available

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    Construction Project Management deals with different facets of construction management emphasizing the basic concepts that any engineering student is supposed to know. The major principles of project management have been derived through real life case studies from the field. Simplified examples have been used to facilitate better understanding of the concepts before going into the large and complex problems.

    Table of Content

    1. Introduction
    2. Project Organization
    3. Construction Economics
    4. Client’s Estimation of Project Cost
    5. Construction Contract
    6. Construction Planning
    7. Project Scheduling and Resource Levelling
    8. Contractor’s Estimation of Cost and Bidding Strategy
    9. Construction Equipment Management
    10. Construction Accounts Management
    11. Construction Material Management
    12. Project Cost and Value Management
    13. Construction Quality Management
    14. Risk and Insurance in Construction
    15. Construction Safety Management
    16. Project Monitoring and Control System
    17. Construction Claims, Disputes, and Project Closure
    18. Computer Applications in Scheduling, Resource Levelling, Monitoring, and Reporting
    19. Factors Behind the Success of a Construction Project

    Review Questions
    Answers to the Objective Questions

    Salient Features

    • Computer applications (Primavera and MS Project) used to explain planning, scheduling, resource leveling, monitoring and reporting.
    • Highly illustrated with line diagrams, cash-flow diagrams, bar diagrams, line graphs to make the book interactive and easy to understand.
    • Pedagogy includes solved examples, and chapter-end exercises comprising both descriptive and non-descriptive questions.
    • Real life examples from sites of Delhi Metro construction, Delhi International Airport construction and many more.
    • Case studies on preparation of documents for ISO 9001:2000, construction disputes, accidents in the construction industry, and preparation of estimates for live projects.
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