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Project management in construction / Sidney M. Levy

By: Levy, Sidney M
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2012Edition: 6th edDescription: xiv, 478 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780071753104 (hardback); 0071753109 (hardback)Subject(s): Construction industry -- Management | Project management | Building -- SuperintendenceDDC classification: 624.0684 LOC classification: HD9715.A2 | L44 2012HD9715.A2 | L44 2012
Contents:
An introduction to the construction industry -- The start of the construction process -- The general conditions to the construction contract -- ConsensusDOCS, integrated project delivery, and lean construction contracts -- Bonds and insurance -- Organizing the project team -- Successful project completion demands a successful start -- Estimating -- Buying out the job -- The change orders -- Quality control and quality assurance -- Project documentation -- Claims, disputes, arbitration, and mediation -- Safety in construction -- Design-build -- Sustainability and green buildings -- Interoperability and building information modeling (BIM)
Summary: "A practical guide to running every phase of a construction project--updated to contain the latest green specification informationFully revised throughout, Project Management in Construction, Sixth Edition provides project managers, construction managers, and general contractors alike with the skills necessary to manage construction projects. You'll learn how to effectively control the teams of subcontractors, vendors, and field personnel required to provide the smooth flow of materials and tradespersons needed to complete a job. The book examines the basic tenets of managing a construction project and explores new technologies that impact how business is done now and will be done in the future.New to this Edition: Updated construction industry statistics and trends Review and comments on updated 2007 AIA contracts New quality control checklists Integrated project delivery (IPD) as formulated by AIA in 2010, including an in-depth look at the process and related contract documents Construction Specification Institute (CSI) Green Format Specifications and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) 2009 Certification System Discussion of advances in building information modeling (BIM), including new U.S. General Service Administration (GSA) Guidelines on 3D and 4D BIM OSHA's Hazard Identification procedures and steps to develop an Injury and Illness Prevention Program Updated court decisions affecting the construction industry "--Summary: "Updated to contain the latest green specification information, this practical guide equips contractors and project managers with the tools they need to run every phase of a construction project"--
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An introduction to the construction industry -- The start of the construction process -- The general conditions to the construction contract -- ConsensusDOCS, integrated project delivery, and lean construction contracts -- Bonds and insurance -- Organizing the project team -- Successful project completion demands a successful start -- Estimating -- Buying out the job -- The change orders -- Quality control and quality assurance -- Project documentation -- Claims, disputes, arbitration, and mediation -- Safety in construction -- Design-build -- Sustainability and green buildings -- Interoperability and building information modeling (BIM)

"A practical guide to running every phase of a construction project--updated to contain the latest green specification informationFully revised throughout, Project Management in Construction, Sixth Edition provides project managers, construction managers, and general contractors alike with the skills necessary to manage construction projects. You'll learn how to effectively control the teams of subcontractors, vendors, and field personnel required to provide the smooth flow of materials and tradespersons needed to complete a job. The book examines the basic tenets of managing a construction project and explores new technologies that impact how business is done now and will be done in the future.New to this Edition: Updated construction industry statistics and trends Review and comments on updated 2007 AIA contracts New quality control checklists Integrated project delivery (IPD) as formulated by AIA in 2010, including an in-depth look at the process and related contract documents Construction Specification Institute (CSI) Green Format Specifications and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) 2009 Certification System Discussion of advances in building information modeling (BIM), including new U.S. General Service Administration (GSA) Guidelines on 3D and 4D BIM OSHA's Hazard Identification procedures and steps to develop an Injury and Illness Prevention Program Updated court decisions affecting the construction industry "--

"Updated to contain the latest green specification information, this practical guide equips contractors and project managers with the tools they need to run every phase of a construction project"--

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