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Modern Construction Project Management, Second Edition

This is a practical project management tool kit for the construction industry, as well as a textbook for students. It provides both the theories and the practical guidelines for every step of construction project management operations, and is written in simple and easy-to-understand English. The book is divided into two parts. Part I—qualitative project management—includes the principles of organizational structures, organizational structures for contractors and consultants, construction contracts, estimating and tendering, resource management and planning, quality management, safety management, and site administration and control. Part II—quantitative project management—includes drawing critical path network diagrams, analysis of critical path networks, precedence networks, PERT and its probability concept, time-cost optimization, tracing critical path using linear programming techniques, contractual claims with the use of critical path method, resource histograms and resource allocation exercises, and an introduction to computer packages for quantitative construction project management.

248 pages | 7 x 10

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