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Overview

PROVEN CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT METHODS

Fully revised to cover the most current contract information and green building guidelines, Project Management in Construction, Sixth Edition provides project managers and general contractors with the skills necessary to run every phase of a construction job. This practical guide discusses estimating, purchasing, contract administration, team management, quality control and quality assurance, safety, and other topics essential to completing a project on time and within budget.

Project Management in Construction, Sixth Edition features:

  • A new chapter on ConsensusDOCS, AIA Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), and Lean Construction contract documents
  • Construction Specification Institute (CSI) Green Format Specifications and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) 2009 Certification System
  • Updated construction industry statistics and trends
  • Current safety data from OSHA
  • The latest court decisions on key construction topics

COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE INCLUDES:

Introduction to the Construction Industry
• Start of the Construction Process
• General Conditions to the Construction Contract
• Bonds and Insurance
• Organizing the Project Team
• Successful Project Completion Demands a Successful Start
• Estimating
• Buying Out the Job
• Change Orders
• Quality Control and Quality Assurance
• Project Documentation
• Claims, Disputes, Arbitration, and Mediation
• Safety in Construction
• Design-Build
• Sustainability and Green Buildings
• Interoperability and Building Information Modeling (BIM)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071753104
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/9/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 465,110
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Sidney M. Levy is an independent construction industry consultant with more than 40 years of experience in the profession. He is the author of numerous books on construction methods and operations, including Construction Databook 2nd Edition, Design-Build Project Delivery, and Construction Superintendent's Operations Manual. Mr. Levy was awarded the British Chartered Institute of Building Silver Medal for Project Management in Construction, Third Edition, in the category of Managing Construction.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. An Introduction to the Construction Industry
Chapter 2. The Start of the Construction Process
Chapter 3. The General Conditions to the Construction Contract
Chapter 4. ConsensusDOCS Integrated Project Delivery, and Lean Construction Contracts
Chapter 5. Bonds and Insurance
Chapter 6. Organizing the Project Team
Chapter 7. Successful Project Completion Demands a Successful Start
Chapter 8. Estimating
Chapter 9. Buying Out the Job
Chapter 10. The Change Orders
Chapter 11. Quality Control and Quality Assurance
Chapter 12. Project Documentation
Chapter 13. Claims, Disputes, Arbitration, and Mediation
Chapter 14. Safety in Construction
Chapter 15. Design-Build
Chapter 16. Sustainability and Green Buildings
Chapter 17. Interoperability and Building Information Modeling (BIM)
Index

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