Project Scheduling and Management for Construction

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This revised third edition features expanded coverage of construction project scheduling and control. From vital project management principles through the latest scheduling, tracking, and controlling techniques, the author explains how to think through and prepare a comprehensive schedule. Features of the book include:

  • Latest computerized scheduling techniques
  • Pre-construction planning
  • Determining activity sequence
  • Tracking and controls
  • Managing resources effectively
  • Submittal data and procurement
  • Complete sample project demonstration and documentation

Also included are two new chapters on cost analysis and control and linear scheduling methods.

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Project Scheduling and Management for Construction

Revised Third Edition

by David R. Pierce, Jr.

For Contractors, Project Managers, Schedulers, Estimators, and Owners/Managers of Construction Firms . . .

A comprehensive, yet easy-to-follow guide to construction project planning and control . . . from vital project management principles through the latest scheduling, tracking, and controlling techniques. The author explains how to think through and prepare a schedule, and then use it effectively to manage your projects. The book helps you to quickly understand and master this complex topic.

Includes:

  • Computerized Scheduling Techniques

  • Pre-Construction Planning

  • Determining Activity Sequence

  • Thinking Through the Schedule

  • Creating and Organizing the Schedule

  • Tracking and Controls

  • Managing Resources Effectively

  • Submittal Data and Procurement Procedures

  • Complete Sample Project Demonstration and Documentation

New in This Edition:

  • Cost Analysis and Control

  • Linear Scheduling Methods (for heavy construction projects)

About the Author:

About the Author

David R. Pierce, Jr. has been involved in construction project management for more than 25 years as a scheduler, project engineer, and consultant on commercial building and industrial projects. He was named Professor Emeritus of Construction Management upon retirement from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and continues to teach as a Professor of Construction at Southern Polytechnic State University, Marietta, GA. His field experience includes operating as a consultant specializing in scheduling commercial projects, and in litigation counseling, particularly cost and delay claims.

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