Power Plant Construction Management: A Survival Guide

Power Plant Construction Management: A Survival Guide

by Peter G. Hessler
     
 

ISBN-10: 1593700296

ISBN-13: 9781593700294

Pub. Date: 10/05/2005

Publisher: PennWell Corporation

Veteran mechanical engineer Hessler offers economic guidance and support to people charged with managing the building of a new power plant or the rebuilding or modifying of existing components. Assuming that readers already know how to do the actual construction work, he focuses on performing the tasks in a cost efficient manner for the benefit of the financial

Overview

Veteran mechanical engineer Hessler offers economic guidance and support to people charged with managing the building of a new power plant or the rebuilding or modifying of existing components. Assuming that readers already know how to do the actual construction work, he focuses on performing the tasks in a cost efficient manner for the benefit of the financial stakeholders of the project at hand. His topics include understanding the contractual commitments, risk management, managing safety performance, cost control of site activities, and doing it overseas. Annotation © 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593700294
Publisher:
PennWell Corporation
Publication date:
10/05/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
345
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

• Preplanning to planning
• Bidding
• Preparing the numbers
• More on planning the process
• Terms and conditions
• Risk management
• Setting up the job site
• Ensuring quality
• Safety
• Managing the financials
• Managing the site activities and cost control
• Information for decision making
• Technology and the field

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