Engineer's Procurement Manual For Major Plant Equipment / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $28.00
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 72%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (10) from $28.00   
  • New (5) from $96.02   
  • Used (5) from $28.00   

Overview

This book deals with the preparation of bidding and contracting documents, and managing a competitive bidding process leading to an award of contract for the procurement of major (larger and more complex) plant equipment and plant systems in the mechanical, electrical, process and mining engineering fields.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132947114
  • Publisher: Pearson Technology Group 2
  • Publication date: 2/27/1996
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 372
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert C. Lesser is a Consulting Engineer who retired from full-time engineering in 1989. This book is the result of over thirty-five years of experience gained in various key engineering positions, mainly with international engineering, process, manufacturing, and mining companies. He had contract administration responsibilities covering a wide range of major engineering projects, as well as feasibility and cost studies, and proposal preparation. He also held senior supervisory positions for the design, construction, commissioning, start-up and operation of thermal power, petroleum, petrochemical, mineral processing, and mining complexes.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

PART 1: PRINCIPLES OF PROCUREMENT FORMATION.

Elements of Procurement Contracts.

Overview of Procurement by Competitive Bidding.

The Key Documents.

PART 2: PROCEDURES FOR PROCUREMENT FORMATION.

Strategic Planning Procedures.

Compiling the Contract Conditions for Procurements.

Developing the Commercial Terms Relating to Procurements.

Preparing the Technical Specification.

Drafting the Requirements for Bidding.

Managing the Bidding Period.

Receiving and Opening Bids.

Preparing the Bid Evaluation and Drafting the Bid Recommendation Report.

Finalizing the Contract Documents and Placing the Contract.

PART 3: THE ROLE OF THE SECURITIES IN THE PROCUREMENT.

Bid and Contract Securities.

PART 4: SPECIFICATION WRITING AND PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES.

Specification Style and Document Form.

PART 5: DOCUMENTS FOR A SAMPLE PROCUREMENT.

Introduction to the Sample Procurement.

A Series of Completed Documents for the Sample Procurement.

Appendix A: Locator Guide for Key Subject Matter in Bidding and Contract Documents.

Appendix B: SI Units and Conversions.

Appendix C: Trade Terms.

Appendix D: Common Abbreviations and Unit Symbols Used In Technical Documents.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)