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The construction professional has to be a “jack of all trades, and master of all.” This text covers a wide range of subjects, reflecting the breadth of knowledge needed to understand the dynamics of this large and complex industry.
This edition introduces extended coverage in the scheduling area to address more advanced and practice oriented procedures such as Start to Start, Finish to Finish, and similar relationship between activities in a network schedule.
Developed to introduce students to the discipline of construction management, this updated edition features new chapters on estimating, cost control, and the analysis of construction operations. Other chapters focus on the history and basic concepts of the field; preparing the bid package; issues that evolve during the construction phase; construction contracts; legal structures; time planning and control; project cash flow and funding; equipment ownership and safety.
Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)
Meet the Author
Daniel Halpin is currently professor of Construction Engineering at Purdue University. He has written 3 books related to the area of Construction Management, and he is generally recognized as one of the leading authorities in the world on the use of simulation in studying construction processes. In 1987, he accepted the position of Head of the Division of Construction Engineering and Management at Purdue University. In 2003, he was elected a member of The National Academy of Construction.