Power Plant Construction Management: A Survival Guide

Power Plant Construction Management: A Survival Guide

by Peter G. Hessler
     
 

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… See more details below

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:
10/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
345
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1Planning the process1
2Understanding the contractual commitments27
3The commercial side51
4Risk management63
5Summarizing the contractual responsibilities93
6Setting up the jobsite105
7Personnel127
8Ensuring quality155
9Managing safety performance173
10Managing the financials213
11Managing the site activities : cost control241
12Pulling it all together269
13Doing it overseas291

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