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Construction Project Management,: Theory and Practices, 2/e

Construction Project Management,:  Theory and Practices,  2/e

  • Kumar Neeraj Jha
  • Author: Kumar Neeraj Jha
    • ISBN:9789332542013
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9332542015
    • Price:Rs. 729.00
    • Pages:904
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


    The revised second edition of Construction Project Management discusses the various facets of construction project management with a special emphasis on the fundamental concepts. The major principles of project management are explained with the help of real-life case studies. Simple examples are used to facilitate the better understanding of basic concepts before complex problems are discussed.

    Table of Content

    1. Introduction
    2. Project Organization
    3. Construction Economics
    4. Client's Estimation of Project Cost
    5. Construction Contract
    6. Construction Planning
    7. Project Scheduling and Resource Levelling
    8. Contractor's Estimation of Cost and Bidding Strategy
    9. Construction Equipment Management
    10. Construction Accounts Management
    11. Construction Material Management
    12. Project Cost and Value Management
    13. Construction Quality Management
    14. Risk and Insurance in Construction
    15. Construction Safety Management
    16. Project Monitoring and Control System
    17. Construction Claims, Disputes, and Project Closure
    18. Computer Applications in Scheduling, Resource Levelling, Monitoring, and Reporting
    19. Factors Behind the Success of a Construction Project
    20. Linear programming
    21. Transportation, transshipment and assignment problems
    • References
    • Review Questions
    • Answers to the Objective Questions
    • Appendices
    • Index

    Salient Features

    • Computer applications (Primavera and MS Project) are used to explain planning, scheduling, resource leveling, monitoring and reporting
    • Line diagrams, cash-flow diagrams, bar diagrams and line graphs make the book interactive and easy to understand
    • Pedagogy includes solved examples and chapter-end exercises comprising both descriptive and non-descriptive questions
    • Real-life examples from the construction sites of the Delhi Metro, the Delhi International Airport construction, etc.
    • Case studies on the preparation of documents for ISO 9001:2000, construction disputes, accidents in the construction industry, and preparation of estimates for live projects
    • Additional solved problems in PERT and CPM (NEW)
    • Introduction to earthworks and concreting equipment (NEW)
    • Chapters on Linear programming and Transportation and Transshipment and Assignment problems (NEW)