Network Scheduling Techniques For Construction Project Management


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Industrial, financial, commercial or any kinds of project have at least one common feature: the better organized they are, the higher the profit or the lower the cost. Project management is the principle of planning different projects and keeping them on track within time, cost and resource constraints. The need for effective project management is ever-increasing. The complexity of the environment we live in requires more sophisticated methods than it did just a couple of decades ago. Project managers might face insurmountable obstacles in their work if they do not adapt themselves to the changing circumstances. On the other hand, better knowledge of project management can result in better plans, schedules and, last but not least, more contracts and more profit. This knowledge can help individuals and firms to stay alive in this competitive market and, in the global sense, utilize the finite resources of our planet in a more efficient way.

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Author by M. Hajdu
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number 9781475759518

Techniques For Construction Network Scheduling


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This new book is for courses in construction scheduling and construction planning in departments of civil engineering, building science, engineering technology, or architecture. It provides a step-by-step approach to construction network scheduling and integrates the use of microcomputers to accomplish it. The book also contains a small case study - the Jimbeau Project - that runs throughout the text to illustrate the various network scheduling techniques that can be used on a construction project.

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Author by James D. Stevens
Genre eBook Building
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ISBN Number 0071009191

Project Management


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Using a systems perspective, this updated version concentrates on the planning, scheduling and control factors of a project needed to bring it in on time and on or under cost. This edition contains expanded coverage of computer simulation and applications, information management and expert systems in project management. Includes a new chapter on Total Quality Management.

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Author by Hira N. Ahuja
Genre eBook Technology & Engineering
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ISBN Number 0471591688

Cpm In Construction Management


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Tried and true CPM scheduling streamliner. Now in its 5th edition, this must-have resource for using Critical Path Method shows you exactly how to build speed, accuracy, and flexibility into construction project scheduling. CPM in Construction Management by award-winning author James J. O'Brien provides in-depth coverage of Primavera's CPM software which dominates the industry. Brand new CPM software accompanies new example cases that bring you up-to-date with today's construction situations. This complete package helps you run a tight construction ship with all you need to know about: event time computations; procurement; preconstruction; monitoring project progress; cost control; equipment and workforce planning; precedents networks; CPM in claims and litigations; and DOZENS of other CPM factors.

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Author by James Jerome O'Brien
Genre eBook Technology & Engineering
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ISBN Number 0071344403

Critical Path Analysis And Other Project Network Techniques


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This text is intended for those who wish to assess the value of project network techniques (PNT) in dealing with their own problems and for those who wish to put the technique into practice. This revised edition discusses resource analysis and contains a chapter on practical considerations which has been prepared setting out day-to-day practice which the authors have found useful. In addition the chapter on control of cash has been amplified and the line of balance chapter now includes discussion of the elemental trend analysis technique. The Solutions Manual has been converted into a lecturer's manual whose purpose is to help tutors by reducing the time taken in the drawing of networks. The manual contains A4-size drawings of the key diagrams in the text and all the answers to the quesitons.

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Author by K. G. Lockyer
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number UOM:39015022059854

Programming And Scheduling Techniques


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This textbook focuses on the theoretical and practical skills needed when planning and scheduling projects. As well as serving as a guide to best practice, a broad range of techniques are examined and compared to help readers understand their full range of options. Whilst this book will also prove invaluable as a reference for professionals, it has been written for students studying project management modules with planning content.

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Author by Thomas Uher
Genre eBook Technology & Engineering
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ISBN Number 9781136860508

Project Management


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Completely rewritten book introducing quantitative analysis techniques for complex construction projects. Discusses and explains the need for analytic tools, and then demonstrates their use in planning and control of projects. Applies a systems approach to project planning and control, and describes the methodology step-by-step. Describes the use of computers in project planning and control.

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Author by H. N. Ahuja
Genre eBook Technology & Engineering
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ISBN Number UOM:39015006417375

Construction Project Management


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unique, sequential approach to construction project management, this text describes "pencil and paper" techniques for establishing project goals and objectives, arranging the set goals into a network and determining a time schedule for reaching the objectives. By covering the basics of preparing project schedules, a firm foundation is built for readers before they proceed into constructing task networks and developing more advanced computer applications.ALSO AVAILABLEINSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDERInstructor's Guide: 0-8273-5734-6

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Author by Henry F. W. Naylor
Genre eBook House & Home
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ISBN Number CORNELL:31924074362470

Construction Project Management


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The book approaches the subject of planning with a new perspective. It focuses on time planning, resources planning and planning of control systems. Alive with numerous examples from projects handled by the author, this book describes how to plan construction projects and execute them efficiently with minimum variation in schedules. The book is divided into four parts: Introduction: It covers nature of construction industry, highlights salient features of construction project management and outlines the approach for planning construction projects;Time Planning: It describes the methodology for breaking down project work into activities, developing workpackage networks, integrating these networks into project network plan and scheduling the network plan for finalising calendar-time oriented construction programs; Resources Planning: It includes methodology for planning manpower, construction materials, plant and machinery, and costs. Planning Control System: It deals with organising control system; methodology for controlling resources productivity, costs and time; codifying planning system and computerising planning and control functions.

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Author by K. K. Chitkara
Genre eBook Construction industry
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ISBN Number 0074620622

Construction Project Planning And Scheduling


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Intended for students and professionals in civil technology/engineering and construction management, Construction Project Planning and Scheduling presents complete coverage of the principles, techniques, and applications of all aspects of the scheduling process. "Some of the key features include: " Background discussion of the unique nature of scheduling construction projects and the need for sound, proven techniques. Coverage of the development and use of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) as well as the transition from (WBS) to the elements of the project schedule. Use of real-world examples and applications to reinforce each scheduling principle. Informative illustrations and diagrams to support the text. Discussion of the development of Activity On the Node (RON) diagramming and scheduling techniques with multiple activity relationships.

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Author by Charles Patrick
Genre eBook Technology & Engineering
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ISBN Number PSU:000051321604