Table of contents for Construction project management / Frederick E. Gould, Nancy E. Joyce.

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CHAPTER 1 The Construction Industry 1
Introduction 2
Types of Industry 4
Industry Sectors 6
Residential Sector 7
Commercial Building Sector 8
Infrastructure and Heavy Highway Sector 9
Industrial Sector 11
Research and Development 12
Trends in the Industry 000
Public Profile 12
PROMOTING THE CONSTRUCTION
PROFESSION 13
Construction Ethics 14
Demographics 15
Technology 16
Opportunities 17
BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING 17
Conclusion 19
CHAPTER 2 Project Participants 23
Introduction 24
Owners 25
Public Owners 25
Private Owners 26
Owner Representatives 27
Design Professionals 29
Architects 31
Engineers 33
Construction Professionals 35
Constructors 35
Specialty Contractors 37
The Trades 37
A COMPARISON OF UNION AND MERIT SHOPS 38
Material Suppliers 40
Equipment Suppliers 41
Other Participants 42
Organization of Companies 43
Conclusion 44
CHAPTER 3 Organizing and Leading the Construction
Project 47
Introduction 48
Organizing and Managing 49
Levels of Specialization and Authority 50
Decision Making 51
Organizational Structure 56
Quality Management 60
TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT 60
Legal Forms of Organizations 61
Sole Proprietorship 61
Partnership 62
Corporation 62
Leadership 63
Flexibility 64
Morale Building 64
Order and Discipline 65
Goals and Accountability 65
Mentoring 66
Communication 67
Conclusion 69
CHAPTER 4 Project Delivery Methods 71
Introduction 72
Managing Project Risks 73
Lessons from History 000
DELIVERING A PROJECT FAST 75
Assessing Project Risks 76
General Risks 76
Project-Specific Risks 77
SEABROOK STATION 78
Other Risks 80
Minimizing Risk 81
Choosing the Right Delivery Method 81
Choosing a Contract Type 82
Monitoring the Entire Process 82
Partnering 82
Delivery Methods 82
Design/Bid/Build 83
Design/Build 86
Construction Project Management 89
INNOVATIONS IN PROJECT DELIVERY 91
Contract Types 93
Single Fixed Price 93
Unit Price Contract 94
Cost Plus a Fee 95
Contract Changes 97
Conclusion 97
CHAPTER 5 Project Chronology 101
Introduction 102
Initiation of the Project 104
Feasibility Analysis 104
Financing 104
Design of the Project 107
Programming 107
Schematic Design 108
Design Development 109
Construction Documents 110
Procurement 110
Construction 110
LEADERSHIP IN ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL
DESIGN 111
Turnover and Startup 112
Operation of the Facility 113
Disposal of the Facility 113
Conclusion 113
CHAPTER 6 Construction Services During Design 117
Introduction 118
Finding the Right Construction Manager 120
Request for Proposal 121
Team Introductions 122
Tasks and Responsibilities of the Construction
Manager 123
Feasibility Studies 123
Site Investigations 123
CONSTRUCTION,NOT DISRUPTION 127
by M. Ilyas Bhatti, P.E., President, The Bhatti Group;
Former Associate Project Director, Central Artery/Tunnel
Project; and Barry Friswold, Wallace, Floyd Associates;
Mitigation Planner, Central Artery/Tunnel Project
Noise Mitigation 128
Traffic Flow 129
Pedestrian and Business Access 129
Air Quality 131
The Way of the Future 000
Value Engineering 132
UP/DOWN CONSTRUCTION IN BOSTON:
AN EXAMPLE OF CONSTRUCTION
INNOVATION 137
by Dr. James M. Becker, President, Beacon Skanska
Construction Company, Boston
What Is Up/Down Construction? 137
Example Projects 138
Conclusion 139
Design Review 139
Estimating 140
Scheduling 140
Long-Lead Item Procurement 141
Work Packages 141
Conclusion 142
CHAPTER 7 Bidding and Procurement 145
Introduction 146
Qualification of Bidders 148
Work Packages 148
Construction Documents 151
Bidding Information 152
Invitation to Bid 152
Instruction to Bidders 153
Bid Form 153
Alternates 153
Addenda 154
Contractual Information 154
Agreement 155
General Conditions 156
Special Conditions 156
Bonds 156
Insurance 156
RISK MANAGEMENT TRENDS 158
by Kevin Hines, CEO, Richard White and Sons, Newton,
Mass.; President, Massachusetts Chapter of the
Associated General Contractors
Technical Information 160
Drawings 161
Specifications 162
Analysis of Bids 164
Award of the Contract 166
Conclusion 167
CHAPTER 8 Construction and Closeout 169
Introduction 170
Subcontracts 171
Staffing 172
Job Start 174
Construction Productivity 175
Procurement 176
Job Site 177
ORGANIZING FOR EFFICIENCY:THE
CONSTRUCTION OF THE EMPIRE STATE
BUILDING 178
Project Completion 181
Construction Closeout and Turnover 181
Commissioning 181
Planning 182
Owner Startup 184
Operating Phase 185
Conclusion 185
CHAPTER 9 Estimating Project Costs 187
Introduction 188
Common Estimating Traits 189
The Function of the Estimate 191
Estimate Considerations 191
Project Size 191
Project Quality 192
Location 195
Time 195
Other 196
Types of Estimates 196
Estimating during Design 197
Estimating during Construction 204
Conclusion 210
CHAPTER 10 Project Planning and Scheduling 213
Introduction 214
Scheduling Throughout the Project 217
Preconstruction Planning 217
Construction Scheduling 217
Postconstruction Scheduling 219
The Planning and Scheduling Process 219
Scheduling Methods 220
Bar Chart Schedules 221
Matrix Schedules 223
Network Schedules 225
Creating the Schedule 227
Activity Definition 227
Network Diagram 227
Activity Duration 227
Calculations 230
Refining 234
Monitoring 235
Conclusion 236
CHAPTER 11 Controlling Project Cost, Time, and Quality 239
Introduction 240
Project Control Objectives 241
Standards 241
Actuals 242
Basic Control Theory 244
CONTROL IN ACTION 246
Communication Today 000
New Millennium Communication 000
Preparing a Project for Construction 247
Cost Baseline 247
Time Baseline 249
Baseline Summary 249
Minimum Cost Scheduling 251
Crashing 251
DIRECT VERSUS INDIRECT COSTS 252
Direct Costs 252
Indirect Costs 252
Home Office Overhead 252
Project Overhead (General Conditions) 252
Cost and Schedule Performance Models 254
Income Projection 254
Payment Projection 257
Control in Action 261
Cost Engineering 261
Progress Evaluation and Control 263
Cost and Schedule Performance 264
Project Documentation 266
Conclusion 268
CHAPTER 12 Job-Site Administration 271
Introduction 272
Communication 273
Notice to Proceed 273
Meeting Minutes 273
Requests for Information 274
Daily Reports 276
Diaries 278
Progress Photographs 278
Monthly Reports 278
Electronic Communication 279
ADVANCED PROJECT COMMUNICATION 281
Leveraging the Internet and Computer-Aided Design
to Achieve Project Goals
by Kenneth H. Stowe, P. E., George B. H. Macomber
Company, Boston
Sharing Information 281
Integrating the Models 282
Efficiencies by Combining CAD and Internet 282
Greater Understanding Leads to Commitment 283
Submittals 285
Shop Drawings 285
HYATT REGENCY WALKWAY COLLAPSE 287
Product Data 291
Samples 291
Application for Payment 291
Schedule of Values 292
Stored Material 292
Lien Waivers 294
Retainage 294
Final Payment 294
Changes to the Work 295
Change Orders 297
Extension of Time 298
Claims and Disputes 298
Conclusion 299
CHAPTER 13 Construction Law 301
Introduction 302
The Role of Government 303
Federal Statues and Regulations 303
State Statutes and Regulations 304
Local Ordinances and Bylaws 305
The Role of Courts 305
State and Federal Court Systems 305
Jurisdiction 306
Common Law Torts 306
The Role of Contracts 307
Contract Formation 307
Contract Interpretation 309
Statutory Controls 309
Damages 310
PERINI V. SANDS HOTEL 311
Equitable Relief 314
Defenses 315
Dispute Resolution 315
Conclusion 317
CHAPTER 14 Construction Safety and Health 319
Introduction 320
The Cost of Accidents 321
CONTRACTOR EXPERIENCE RATING 323
The Cause of Accidents 326
Unsafe Conditions 326
Unsafe Acts 327
Types of Accidents 328
Accident Prevention 328
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 328
Safety Programs 331
Employee Orientation and Training 334
Safety Meetings 335
Preventive Devices 337
Owner and Architect Roles 337
Identification of Hazards 339
Enforcement 339
OSHA INSPECTIONS 340
If an Accident Occurs 339
Accident Investigation 341
CONCLUSION 341
Appendix 345
Index 347

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Building -- Superintendence.
Project management.