S. Keoki Sears, Glenn A. Sears, Richard H. Clough, Jerald L. Rounds, Robert O. Segner
Wiley; 6th edition
The standard reference for the management of construction projects, Construction Project Management, Sixth Edition (PDF), has been brought up to date in every respect for this latest edition.
The Construction Project Management 6th Edition has been regarded as the most authoritative guide to all aspects of the construction project management process for more than 30 years. This guide covers the Critical Path Method (CPM) of project scheduling, in addition to a great deal of other information. It is now in its 6th Edition, and it continues to provide a solid foundation of the fundamentals and principles of project management, with a particular emphasis on project planning, demonstrated through an example project. In addition, it includes new pedagogical elements such as end-of-chapter problems and questions, as well as a full suite of instructor’s resources. The example project is the same as it was in the 5th Edition.
Information on the Earned Value Analysis (EVA) system, as well as introductory coverage of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Lean Construction in relation to project scheduling, are also new to this edition. Building construction examples, which illustrate each of the principles of project management, will also be beneficial to the readers of this article. When combined with the case studies that are included in the appendix, this information provides readers with access to hands-on project management experience within the context of real-world problems that are encountered in project management.
- Contains problems and questions at the end of each chapter
- Provide specifics on the use of BIM in scheduling procedures, as well as Lean Construction and EVA.
- Features 2 fully developed integrated example projects, one in the commercial sector and one in the civil sector, based on the material in the textbook.
- Includes teaching resources such as PowerPoint slides, interactive diagrams, and an Instructor’s Manual with answers to the questions at the end of each chapter (sold separately)
This comprehensive guide provides both professionals and students in the fields of Construction Management and Civil Engineering with all of the information they require to comprehend as well as perfect the art of construction project management. Comprehensively updated and rewritten from scratch; Management of Construction Projects, Sixth Edition; Construction Students can use PDF as a textbook, and civil engineers, architects, builders, and other construction professionals can rely on it as an essential on-the-job reference.