Civil Engineering Contractual Procedures [NOOK Book]

Overview

This book is a solid review of contractual procedures, legislation, and administrative practices used in the construction industry. Author Allan Ashworth first introduces the principles of contract law, and the main forms of contracts used. For each clause of the contract, he examines the obligations of the various parties. Other content areas include: procurement, organization and procedures, ICE Conditions of Contract, and other conditions of contract. Several useful appendices cover issues such as relevant ...
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Civil Engineering Contractual Procedures

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Overview

This book is a solid review of contractual procedures, legislation, and administrative practices used in the construction industry. Author Allan Ashworth first introduces the principles of contract law, and the main forms of contracts used. For each clause of the contract, he examines the obligations of the various parties. Other content areas include: procurement, organization and procedures, ICE Conditions of Contract, and other conditions of contract. Several useful appendices cover issues such as relevant statues and engineer's instructions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781317890980
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/11/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Allan Ashworth was formerly Head of the Division of Surveying at Nene College of Higher Education, Northampton, and Lecturer and Course Director for Quantity Surveying at the University of Salford. He is now a consultant for the Quality Assessment Agency.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1 Contract Law 1
1 The English Legal System 3
2 Legal Aspects of Contracts 16
3 Settlement of Disputes 34
Pt. 2 Procurement 57
4 Forms and Conditions of Contract 59
5 Contract Documents 70
6 Procurement Strategy 81
7 Procurement Selection 93
8 Procurement Considerations 111
9 Procurement Issues 128
Pt. 3 Organisation and Procedures 141
10 Process and Parties of the Construction Industry 143
11 Organisation and Planning 160
12 Site Communications 171
Pt. 4 ICE Conditions of Contract 181
13 General Matters 183
14 Contractor's Obligations 193
15 Workmanship and Materials 209
16 Time 217
17 Costs of Construction 226
Pt. 5 Other Conditions of Contract 243
18 General Conditions of Contract for Building and Civil Engineering 245
19 ICE Conditions of Contract for Minor Works 253
20 FCEC Form of Subcontract 261
21 ICE Design and Construct Conditions of Contract 272
Appendices 277
1 Table of Relevant Statutes 279
2 Chronology of a Contract 281
3 Cost Control 282
4 Engineer's Instructions 286
5 Interim Certificates 288
6 Prime Cost Sums 291
7 Daywork Accounts 293
8 Delays 295
9 Claims 297
10 Final Accounts 299
11 Insolvency 300
Index 303
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