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Project Planning, Scheduling, and Control in Construction : An Encyclopedia of Terms and Applications - Calin M. Popescu

Project Planning, Scheduling, and Control in Construction

An Encyclopedia of Terms and Applications

Hardcover Published: 20th March 1995
ISBN: 9780471028581
Number Of Pages: 573

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Critical Path Method (CPM) and Performance Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) are widely recognized as the most effective methods of keeping large, complex construction projects on schedule, under budget, and up to professional standards. But these methods remain underused because they are poorly understood and, due to a host of unfamiliar terms and applications, may seem more complicated than they really are.<br> <br> This encyclopedia brings together, in one comprehensive volume, all terms, definitions, and applications related to the time and cost management of construction projects. While many of these terms refer to ancient and venerable building practices, others have evolved quite recently and refer specifically to modern construction and management techniques. Sources include hundreds of professional books, trade journals, and research publications, as well as planning and scheduling software vendor literature.<br> <br> The detailed glossary of all applicable terms includes a cross-referenced listing of examples that describe real-world applications for each term supplied. An extensive bibliography covers all applicable books, articles, and periodicals available on project planning, scheduling, and control using CPM and related subjects.<br> <br> This book is an important quick reference and desktop information resource for construction planners, schedulers, and controllers, as well as civil engineers and project managers. It is also the ultimate research tool for educators, students, or anyone who seeks to improve their understanding of the management of modern construction projects.

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Preface
Acknowledgements

Chapter 1 Science is...

Chapter 2 Language of Learning

Chapter 3 Cells

Chapter 4 Body Systems 1

Chapter 5 Body Systems 2

Chapter 6 States of Matter

Chapter 7 Elements, Compounds & Mixtures

Chapter 8 Chemical Change

Chapter 9 Sedimentary, Igneous & Metamorphic Rocks

Chapter 10 Transferring and Transforming Energy

Glossary
Index

ISBN: 9780471028581
ISBN-10: 0471028584
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 573
Published: 20th March 1995
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.3 x 16.5  x 3.3
Weight (kg): 1.03
Edition Number: 1

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