Operations Management For Construction

Author: Chris March
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134196746
Size: 16.71 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Students studying construction management and related subjects need to have a broad understanding of the major aspects of controlling the building processes. Operations Management for Construction is one of three textbooks (Business Organisation, Operations Management and Finance Control) written to systematically cover the field. Focusing on construction sites and operations which are challenging to run, Chris March explores issues such as the setting up of the site, the deciding of the methodology of construction, and the sequence of work and resourcing. As changing and increasing regulations affect the way sites are managed, he also considers the issues and methods of successful administering, safety, quality and environment. Finally, the contractor’s responsibility to the environment, including relationships with third parties, selection of materials, waste management and sustainability is discussed. Chris March has a wealth of practical experience in the construction industry, as well as considerable experience of teaching, which he uses to support the theory and principles set out in the book.

Operations Management For Construction

Author: Chris March
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134196739
Size: 15.58 MB
Format: PDF
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Students studying construction management and related subjects need to have a broad understanding of the major aspects of controlling the building processes. Operations Management for Construction is one of three textbooks (Business Organisation, Operations Management and Finance Control) written to systematically cover the field. Focusing on construction sites and operations which are challenging to run, Chris March explores issues such as the setting up of the site, the deciding of the methodology of construction, and the sequence of work and resourcing. As changing and increasing regulations affect the way sites are managed, he also considers the issues and methods of successful administering, safety, quality and environment. Finally, the contractor’s responsibility to the environment, including relationships with third parties, selection of materials, waste management and sustainability is discussed. Chris March has a wealth of practical experience in the construction industry, as well as considerable experience of teaching, which he uses to support the theory and principles set out in the book.

Construction Operations Management

Author: Tony Baxendale
Publisher: Chartridge Books
ISBN: 9781909287341
Size: 20.23 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book helps the reader develop a deeper understanding of the role of the producer of building and civil engineering work in the development of the built environment. It is aimed at all construction professionals, including architects, surveyors, civil engineers and builders who want to broaden their knowledge on the production of construction work. It will also be of interest to clients and their project managers who are engaged, or about to be engaged, in building work. Importantly, each chapter includes a relevant case study. Contents: Management of information systems Decision making methodology for methods of production Construction planning Operational productivity Operational monitoring and control Resource supply and control Coordinated project information Modelling operations Simulation and simulation application: two case studies

Construction Site Planning And Logistical Operations

Author: Randy R. Rapp
Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 9781557536464
Size: 20.29 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Organizing and administering a construction site so that the right resources get to the right place in a timely fashion demands strong leadership and a rigorous process. Good logistical operations are essential to profitability, and this book is the essential, muddy boots, guide to efficient site management. Written by experienced educator-practitioners from the world-leading building construction management program at Purdue University, the volume is the ultimate guide to the knowledge, skills, and abilities that need to be mastered by project superintendents. Observations about leadership imperatives and techniques are included. Organizationally, the book follows site-related activities from bidding to project closeout. Beyond outlining broad project managerial practices, the authors drill into operational issues such as temporary soils and drainage structures, common equipment, and logistics. The content is primarily geared for the manager of a domestic or small commercial building construction project, but includes some reference to public and international work, where techniques, practices, and decision-making can be substantially different. The book is structured into five sections and 15 chapters. This facilitates ready adaptation either to industry training seminars or to university courses: Section I. The Project and Site Pre-Planning: The Construction Project and Site Environment (Randy Rapp); Due Diligence (Robert Cox); Site Organization and Layout (James O'Connor). Section II. The Site and Field Engineering Issues: Building Layout (Douglas Keith); Soil and Drainage Issues (Yi Jiang and Randy Rapp). Section III. Site Logistics: Site Logistical Procedures and Administration (Daphene Koch); Earthmoving (Douglas Keith); Material Handling Equipment (Bryan Hubbard). Section IV. Leadership and Control: Leadership and Communication (Bradley Benhart); Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) and Security (Jeffrey Lew); Project Scheduling (James Jenkins); Project Site Controls (Joseph Orczyk); Inspection and QA/QC (James Jenkins). Section V. Planning for Completion: Site-Related Contract Claims (Joseph Orczyk); Project Closeout (Randy Rapp).

Decision Making And Operations Research Techniques For Construction Management

Author: C. M. TAM
Publisher: City University of HK Press
ISBN: 9789629371159
Size: 11.75 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book provides scientific tools for practitioners to resolve some practical problems which are administered empirically at present and may lead to inconsistent results and human errors. The modern decision-making tools introduced in this book include Multi-criteria Decision-making Models, Artificial Neural Network, Genetic Algorithms, Construction Simulation, Rough Set Theory and Advanced Statistical Techniques for construction. Published by City University of Hong Kong Press. 香港城市大學出版社出版。

Construction Operations Manual Of Policies And Procedures

Author: Andrew Civitello
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071593152
Size: 11.73 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Smooth the managerial side of running a small- to mid-sized contracting firm with this paperwork slashing, time-saving, business-boosting reference. Readers will find methods, strategies and tactics, forms, checklists, and ready-to-copy letters laid out in a concise easy-to-follow format. The new fourth edition offers 20% more forms and checklists, covers the latest developments in construction management software, along with new material on the Design-Build process. The CD-ROM contains project delivery forms, sample letters, checklists, and more.