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Construction Project Management Sixth Version by S. Keoki Sears


 

PREFACE:

This sixth version of the properly‐revered textual content on building venture administration represents a signifi cant revision. The intent is to retain the fl avor and high quality of the basic guide whereas eliminating a number of the element and updating the content material. The content material is enhanced by the addition of recent materials introducing some quickly evolving subjects in building venture administration. New tutorial supplies have additionally been added to every chapter to extend its worth within the classroom.

A brand new instance venture, chosen from the constructing sector, has been included. Lastly, this guide takes benefit of advances in expertise by using a companion web site that incorporates materials that was appended on the finish of the guide or inserted as outsized fi gures in earlier editions. Some element (such because the detailed price estimate) and a few older content material, reminiscent of that describing the Arrow Diagramming Methodology for Important Path illustration have been significantly decreased or eradicated.

The protection of different subjects has been elevated, and new subjects have been added. Reference to line‐ of‐stability scheduling, which gives a priceless illustration of repetitive tasks, has been expanded. An introduction to Constructing Data Modeling (BIM) and its related contract foundation based on Built-in Project Supply (IPD) has been added. Additionally a piece and numerous references all through the guide have been added to introduce the fundamentals of lean building.

 

To assist using the guide in a studying atmosphere, an introductory part for every chapter has been added that features a bulleted record of studying goals. On the finish of every chapter, a listing of key factors from the chapter has been supplied, along with evaluation questions and issues. To assist stay supply of courses, a set of PowerPoint slides has been ready for every chapter. It’s anticipated that these tutorial enhancements will enrich the training expertise supplied by the guide. To broaden the scope of the sixth version, a brand new instance venture within the type of a business constructing has been added.

The bridge instance is retained and in lots of situations is the only instance of reference the place subjects are addressed that symbolize the constructing sector in addition to the heavy civil sector. The constructing instance is an precise venture, within the type of a single‐story workplace constructing constructed in 2006–2007 for a expertise firm engaged in pc programming and consulting. The design and building data for the constructing venture was graciously supplied to the authors for inclusion on this guide by the venture design staff, the contractor, and the proprietor.

An image of the constructing, proven on the guide cowl, was additionally supplied. A constructing, by nature, is much extra complicated than a bridge. Whereas the bridge is primarily composed of construction and earthwork, and could be totally described in a number of drawings, a constructing incorporates construction and earthwork, but it surely additionally incorporates an envelope to maintain the weather out and to allow management of the inside atmosphere. All surfaces within the constructing, together with fl oors, partitions, and ceilings, require finishes. Buildings have openings requiring doorways and home windows and the related {hardware}.

 

They sometimes have architectural options reminiscent of mill work and signage. Furthermore, a constructing incorporates numerous methods, reminiscent of mechanical, plumbing, fireplace security, electrical, and low‐voltage methods for safety and communication. Every of those constructing parts have to be totally designed and represented in graphical fashions (the drawings). Because of this, although the constructing is comparatively small and uncomplicated, the design of our business constructing instance venture encompasses some 40 pages of drawings. The inclusion of this whole set of drawings is made doable solely by linking a companion web site to the guide.

The companion web site is accessed by the next URL: www.wiley.com/go/cpm6e . Along with the business constructing drawings, numerous different helpful objects will likely be discovered on the companion web site. On the web site will likely be discovered the figures that have been massive sufficient in earlier editions to require cumbersome fold‐out pages. These are known as charts on this version to differentiate them from figures embedded within the textual content. Offering them in digital format on the companion web site is in line with the trade pattern away from paper documentation.

Related appendix materials from earlier editions has additionally been retained on the companion web site. Lastly, an teacher‐solely, password accessible location on the web site holds a solution key for the top‐of‐chapter evaluation questions and issues, in addition to the PowerPoint displays. A brand new staff of authors has taken on the accountability to develop this sixth version of Construction Project Management. Jerald L. Rounds and Robert O. Segner, Jr. are honored to have been chosen to proceed the excellence of Construction Project Management initiated by Richard H. Clough and continued by many revisions by Glenn A. Sears and extra not too long ago by S. Keoki Sears.

 

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