CPM in Construction Management, Seventh Edition

CPM in Construction Management, Eighth Edition

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CPM in Construction Management, Eighth Edition

by: James J. O’Brien, Fredric L. Plotnick


Abstract: A hands-on guide to using critical path management for construction projects. This comprehensive resource details how to apply critical path management (CPM) to every day construction situations. The book first describes the development of CPM and its practical use in the construction industry and then goes on to cover the technique in detail so that you can apply it to practical construction situations. Central to the book is the John Doe Case Study, which describes basic CPM network techniques and illustrates functions such as updating, cost control, resource planning, and delay evaluation. CPM in Construction Management, Seventh Edition features new chapters on RDM relationship code features and review of alternate methods of delay analysis.
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Title: CPM in Construction Management, Seventh Edition

Publisher: : New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2010, 2006, 1999, 1993, 1984, 1971, 1965 The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ISBN: 9780071636643

Authors:

James J. O’Brien P.E., PMP, was vice chair of the board of O’Brien-Kreitzberg & Associates, Inc., the construction management firm that handled the renovation of San Francisco’s cable car system. He was also the program manager for the redevelopment of JFK International Airport. Mr. O’Brien is the author or editor of many books, including Contractor’s Management Handbook, Second Edition; Construction Management: A Professional Approach; Value Analysis in Design and Construction; and Scheduling Handbook, all published by McGraw-Hill.

Fredric L. Plotnick Ph.D., Esq., P.E., is principal and president of Engineering & Property Management Consultant, Inc., and an adjunct professor in the Civil Engineering and Engineering Management Departments at Drexel University. He has thirty years’ hands-on experience with the legal and technical aspects of project controls and the management of engineering design and construction. Dr. Plotnick is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International and a charter member and director of Academic Liaison and the Technical Track of the annual conference of the PMI college of Scheduling.

Description: A hands-on guide to using critical path management for construction projects. This comprehensive resource details how to apply critical path management (CPM) to every day construction situations. The book first describes the development of CPM and its practical use in the construction industry and then goes on to cover the technique in detail so that you can apply it to practical construction situations. Central to the book is the John Doe Case Study, which describes basic CPM network techniques and illustrates functions such as updating, cost control, resource planning, and delay evaluation. CPM in Construction Management, Seventh Edition features new chapters on RDM relationship code features and review of alternate methods of delay analysis.