Urban Construction Project Management (McGraw-Hill Construction Series) / Edition 1

Urban Construction Project Management (McGraw-Hill Construction Series) / Edition 1

by Richard Lambeck, John Eschemuller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071544682

ISBN-13: 9780071544689

Pub. Date: 11/06/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Get Proven Solutions to the Unique Problems of
Construction Management in Urban Environments

Filled with hands-on advice from two seasoned project management experts, Urban Construction Project Management provides a wealth of proven solutions to the common problems of construction management in urban environments. The book includes cutting-edge

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Get Proven Solutions to the Unique Problems of
Construction Management in Urban Environments

Filled with hands-on advice from two seasoned project management experts, Urban Construction Project Management provides a wealth of proven solutions to the common problems of construction management in urban environments. The book includes cutting-edge information about working on small sites, public safety, the permit process, coordinating with utility companies, dealing with adjacent properties, and many other topics.

This indispensable construction management tool uses numerous illustrations, photographs, charts, tables, and diagrams to clarify the critical issues involved in today's urban construction projects. The authors present timely guidance on testing…safety…logistics…building code compliance… scheduling and procurement…subcontractors and the bidding process… insurance and bonds…renovation and demolition…costs…claims…design-build…green construction…and more. Urban Construction Project Management features:

  • Practical, step-by-step methods for meeting the unique challenges of today's complex urban construction projects
  • Checklists and forms-such as Request for Information (RFI) logs,
    meeting minutes, and contact lists-that enable readers to put information into practice quickly and easily
  • A wide range of visual materials, including illustrations, photographs,
    schedules, charts, tables, and diagrams


Successfully Manage Every Aspect of Urban Construction Projects


• Project Organization • Problem Solving • Testing • Permits • Utilities • Safety • Logistics • Layouts • Drawings • Contracts • Insurance and Bonds • Underpinning • Security •Building Codes • Renovation and Demolition • Communications • Meetings •Logs and Reports • Schedules • Subcontractors and the Bidding Process • Costs • Claims • Design-Build • Requisitions • Punch List • Close-Outs • Technology • Green Construction

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071544689
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
11/06/2008
Series:
Construction Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
689,956
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: History of Construction

Chapter 1. Project Organization

Chapter 2. Risk Assessment and Problem Solving

Chapter 3. Testing and Quality Control

Chapter 4. Building Codes and Permits

Chapter 5. Safety

Chapter 6. Logistics

Chapter 7. Layouts and Surveying

Chapter 8. Drawings and Specifications

Chapter 9. Contracts

Chapter 10. Insurance and Bonds

Chapter 11. Security

Chapter 12. Renovation and Demolition

Chapter 13. Meetings and Communications

Chapter 14. Project Documentation, Logs, and Reports

Chapter 15. Schedules

Chapter 16. Subcontractors and Bidding

Chapter 17. Costs

Chapter 18. Claims and Dispute Resolutions

Chapter 19. Design-Build

Chapter 20. Requisitions

Chapter 21. Project Punch List and Close-Out

Chapter 22. Technology

Chapter 23. Green Construction

Epilogue

References

Index

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