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Value Management of Construction Projects / Edition 1

Value Management of Construction Projects / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780632051434
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/08/2004
Pages: 380
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.77(d)

About the Author

John Kelly is AWG Professor of Construction Innovation, School of the Built and Natural Environment, Glasgow Caledonian University.

Steven Male is the Balfour Beatty Professor of Building Engineering and Construction Management, School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds.

Drummond Graham is Chairman of Thomson Bethune, Chartered Surveyors, Edinburgh.

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Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Definition; Developments in value management; Developments in UK construction; Developments in value management practice; The aims and objectives of this book; References; Part I Method and Practice; Developments in Value Thinking; Introduction; Background; The global development of value management; Value engineering and value management: an overview of terminology and definitions; The international benchmarking study of value management; Conclusion; References; Function Analysis; Introduction; Strategic function analysis: the mission of the projects; Strategies, programmes and projects; Function diagramming; Kaufman’s FAST diagramming; Functional space diagramming; Elemental cost planning and elemental cost control; Element function analysis; Element function debated; Conclusion; References; Bibliography; Index

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'An excellent reference book ... the practical experience of the authors is apparent as are their academic credentials'

Building Engineer September 2004.

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