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Construction Planning, 2nd ed.
Richard H. Neale, David E. Neale, Paul Stephenson
Published date: 12/04/2016
It explores the construction planning process in the digital age, taking a closer look at the most effective principles and practice, including the latest technological developments to support the successful delivery of projects.
This well-illustrated book provides students, and those needing a foundation in this aspect of project management with clear, straightforward and concise explanations of the processes and techniques required for the effective planning and control of construction projects.
Some of the features of the book include:
- Descriptions of the principal planning techniques that comprise the ‘planners’ toolbox’: Bar charts, network analysis, line-of-balance and linear programmes.
- Explanations of the practical application of these techniques.
- Guidance on techniques for scheduling and controlling resources.
- Demonstrations of how these techniques can be used for planning, monitoring and controlling the construction works and the resources involved, using both manual and computer methods of analysis.
- Detailed international and UK case studies, providing worked examples from real projects, including planning in a BIM environment.
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- Activity schedule.
- Construction management.
- Construction management: outline work plan.
- Construction phase plan.
- Contractor’s master programme.
- Critical path method.
- Key performance indicators.
- Programme float.
- Programme for building design and construction.
- Project programme.
- Scheduling construction activities.
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