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Project Management for Engineering and Construction, Third Edition (P/L Custom Scoring Survey)

Project Management for Engineering and Construction, Third Edition (P/L Custom Scoring Survey)

Project Management for Engineering and Construction, Third Edition (P/L Custom Scoring Survey)
By Garold (Gary) Oberlender

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Book Description

The Latest, Most Effective Engineering and Construction project Management Strategies

Fully revised throughout, this up-to-date guide presents the principles and techniques of managing engineering and construction projects from the initial conceptual phase, through design and construction, to completion. The book emphasizes project management during the beginning stages of project development to influence the quality, cost, and schedule of a project as early in the process as possible. Featuring an all-new chapter on risk management, the third edition also includes new sections on:

  • Ensuring project quality
  • The owner's team
  • Parametric estimating
  • Importance of the estimator
  • Formats for work breakdown structures
  • Design work packages
  • Benefits of planning
  • Calculations to verify schedules and cost distributions
  • Common problems in managing design
  • Build-operate-transfer delivery methods

Based on the author's decades of experience in working with hundreds of project managers, this essential resource includes many new real-world examples and updated sample problems.

Project Management for Engineering and Construction, Third Edition, covers:

  • Working with project teams
  • Project initiation
  • Early estimates
  • Project budgeting
  • Development of work plan
  • Design proposals
  • Project scheduling
  • Tracking work
  • Design coordination
  • Construction phase
  • Project close out
  • Personal management skills
  • Risk management


Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #488914 in Books
  • Published on: 2014-07-14
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 9.30" h x 1.20" w x 6.10" l,
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • 432 pages

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About the Author

Garold Oberlender, Ph.D. (Stillwater, OK) was professor and coordinator of the graduate program in construction engineering and project management in the School of Civil Engineering at Oklahoma State University. He is the coauthor of Estimating Construction Costs, Fourth Edition.


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Informative, educational, well written. Did not have information that I was specifically looking for.

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